Oregon Zoo

4001 SW Canyon Rd, Portland, Oregon 97221

At the Oregon Zoo, you can see the world in an afternoon--it's home to more than 2,000 animals from around the world. Renowned for its conservation work and elephant breeding program, the zoo houses 21 endangered species and more than 30 threatened species. Award-winning exhibits, summer concerts, special events and a scenic train route help draw 1.6 million visitors to the zoo each year. The zoo is located in Washington Park, five minutes from downtown on Highway 26 West, or about 10 minutes via MAX light rail (Blue or Red line, Washington Park stop). Open daily; admission charged.

Phone

503-226-1561

Hours

Hours change seasonally; open every day of the year, except Dec. 25

Website

oregonzoo.org

Twitter

@OregonZoo

Upcoming Events

Pub Talk: Protecting Endangered Painted Dogs

Have dinner and drinks with friends while learning about wildlife at the zoo's March pub talk. Presented by Pro Photo Supply, Oregon Zoo Pub Talks connect...

3/19 6pm
World Frog Day Prince & Princess Party

Celebrate frogs on World Frog Day at a Prince & Princess Party! Kids can dress up as their favorite amphibian or royalty, explore the lives of frogs and...

3/23 9:30am
Beaver Day

Celebrate Oregon’s favorite rodent at the zoo with keeper talks and activities. Learn about American beavers and find out what you can do to protect their...

4/7 10am
Rabbit Romp

Welcome spring with candy hunts, activities and farm animal talks at Rabbit Romp. Bring the kids to Rabbit Romp, a celebration of spring geared at the...

4/20 9:30am
Pub Talk: Living with Elephants

Have dinner and drinks with friends while learning about wildlife at the zoo’s April pub talk Presented by Pro Photo Supply, Oregon Zoo Pub Talks connect...

4/24 6pm

Recent Events

Pub Talk: Training Animals for Better Welfare

Have dinner and drinks with friends while learning about wildlife at the zoo’s February pub talk. Presented by Pro Photo Supply, Oregon Zoo Pub Talks...

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World Wetlands Day

Celebrate World Wetlands Day with keeper talks and activities at the Oregon Zoo. Countless plants and creatures—including humans—are dependent on wetlands...

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Penguin Awareness Day

Celebrate Penguin Awareness Day at the Oregon Zoo. Keepers will be available to discuss the Humboldt penguin community that resides at the zoo and educate...

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Pub Talk: Polar Bears and Penguins

Have drinks with your friends while learning about the challenges facing both penguins and polar bears. Presented by Pro Photo Supply, Oregon Zoo Pub Talks...

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ZooLights

ZooLights 1/5 5pm

Walk through Oregon Zoo’s magical winter wonderland. It wouldn’t be the holidays in Portland without a visit to ZooLights, the Oregon Zoo’s annual winter...

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Recent Activity

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Oregon Zoo posted a photo 9/26/2014

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