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

9 AM - 5 PM daily

Website

oregonzoo.org

Twitter

@OregonZoo

Upcoming Events

Oktoberfest

Celebrate autumn, the harvest season and excellent craft beer at Oktoberfest. Join up for beer sampling and family fun to kick off fall. Local vendors will...

9/29 11am
World Rivers Day

Celebrate World Rivers Day at the Oregon Zoo. World Rivers Day is a celebration of the world's waterways that helps raise awareness about the importance of...

9/30 11am
Squishing of the Squash

Welcome autumn by watching enormous elephants smash enormous pumpkins. The Oregon Zoo's annual Squishing of the Squash is an event in which some of the...

10/19 11am
Howloween

Bring your kids to Howloween for fun, treats and educational activities. The zoo provides a fun and safe setting for this Halloween tradition, where costumed...

10/20 9:30am
Howloween

Bring your kids to Howloween for fun, treats and educational activities. The zoo provides a fun and safe setting for this Halloween tradition, where costumed...

10/21 9:30am

Recent Events

Senior Safari

Senior Safari 9/18 9:30am

Senior Safari welcomes seniors to the Oregon Zoo. Presented by Oregon Eye Specialists and Providence Medicare Advantage, this year's Senior Safari is a...

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End Of Summer Party

Celebrate the last weekend of summer with family fun, live entertainment, Oregon beverage samples, late hours and more. The summer is winding down so the...

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Happy Hour: Party For Aquatic Animals

Come to the zoo for happy hour and learn about otters, seals and beavers while enjoying everything the zoo has to offer. Having cocktails at the zoo isn’t...

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Oregon Symphony at the Zoo

The Oregon Symphony launches its 2018/19 Season Moving Music Forward with a delightful two-hour concert at the Oregon Zoo. The program, conducted by Music...

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Vulture Awareness Day

Vulture Awareness Day 9/1 10:30am

Keeper talks will highlight California condors and other “master recyclers” on Vulture Awareness Day The Oregon Zoo celebrates Vulture Awareness Day,...

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Oregon Zoo posted a photo 9/26/2014

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