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Community-supported since 1888, the Oregon Zoo is a world leader in animal welfare and conservation, connecting more than 1.6 million visitors with the world of wildlife every year. Open every day of the year except Dec. 25.
Went for the opening of the lights and it was a nice event. There were lots of lights and the kids had a blast. We went at night and so we did not see some of the animals. The lions were magnificent! The train did...More
The Cascade Grill used to have food that was better than many stand alone restaurants in town and at a reasonable price. The new manager took off their great chili dog , and before that a great grill cheese on your choice bread was changed...More
I'm not a big fan of zoos. They often make me feel sad for the animals. However, this is the exception. The Oregon Zoo is a well-designed and structured zoo with quite a bit of space that provides a healthy and safe environment for the...More
We enjoyed an afternoon at the zoo. There is a wonderful elephant exhibit where the animals had a lot of space to roam. There were several families with children who seemed to be enjoying it.
Easy to get to with public transit.
This is a fantastic little zoo in a great location. There is parking and lots to see and do here. They also have wonderful concerts here in the summer and a beautiful light display during the holiday season. Go check it out.
I'm torn between being against the idea of zoos but at the same time being mesmerized by seeing animals up close that I've only read about. Nevertheless, having been told it's a staple of Portland tourism and not to be missed, I went anyway.
We visited the zoo for the last day of the annual zoo lights celebration. It was fun but was mainly a light show as few animals were available viewing including notably some mountain goats and the elephants. Many animals were sleeping and many animal exhibits...More