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Washington Park

1715 South West Skyline Boulevard, Portland, OR 97221-2658
+1 503-823-2538
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This popular park offers miles of trails, an extensive rose garden, a large Japanese garden and a zoo. For information on free shuttles, attraction admission hours and pricing within the park, and maps, visit our website.
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1715 South West Skyline Boulevard, Portland, OR 97221-2658
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+1 503-823-2538
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Reviewed 2 days ago

What a gem in the middle of Portland!!! The nice shady trails were moderate level, and well maintained. I took the stairs from the Japanese Garden parking lot trying to go to the Arboredum... If I hadn't been helped by a neighbor of the park,...More

Thank Jessica Boof S
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We loved this park. My wife especially loved the rose gardens. There are plenty of hiking paths that make you feel like you’re in a National Park. There is a great holocaust memorial that is very meaningful and moving. It puts my hometown’s (Baltimore) to...More

Thank Ron D
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Reviewed 5 days ago

So much to see in a lovely part of the Portland area including the rose garden and the Japanese Garden. Would highly recommend checking out this section of Portland, OR.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We parked near the zoo(bought an all-day ticket) and took the shuttle to the rose garden. It was lovely and amazing. The shuttle is very convenient and we took it back to the parking lot, where we boarded the MAX train to downtown. When we...More

Thank Dan556
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We hiked into the park from Nob Hill which is right at the entry. It is an uphill walk to get the rose garden and-or the Japanese Garden. We broke up the two and did one each day although if you are fast you could...More

Thank crazytravelernyc
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very lovely asset for Portland. Has lots of things to do. Parking is a bit of a mystery until you find your spot. You may have to walk quite a ways to your destination.

Thank BethfromA2
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to walk to the rose gardens from downtown. It was not a long walk, but once you cross the freeway it is mostly uphill all the way to the gardens. Better option would have been an Uber to the gardens and hike back....More

1  Thank Dan A
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking or running the trails, or visiting one of the beautiful attractions like the zoo, the rose garden, the japanese garden, the forestry center, the childrens museum, and the arboretum. Theres so much to see and do here!

Thank BNichols5
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Reviewed 1 week ago

with lots to do here and nice hiking trails if you are able to make a couple of mile trek either direction to the gardens that are the main attractions in the park. Free Shuttle bus is convenient if you do not try to take...More

Thank porter_osborne
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were staying at The Benson and was advised to take the tram to this park. We took this advice and we’re glad we did! Once we arrived we wanted to see the rose garden. The info booth said we could either take the free...More

Thank Lance M
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joyaurelio
October 8, 2017|
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Response from edlexin | Reviewed this property |
No specific bike trails, but there are plenty of bikers on the winding roads through the park. Check out the park map.
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Sandy H
August 16, 2017|
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Response from skid l | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is. Plan for some congestion and parking challenges on weekends
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Peter H
July 25, 2017|
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Response from damoroz | Reviewed this property |
Max red drops you off below it, take elevator to the top nd you will be smack dab in the middle of the entrances for zoo, children's museum and trolley tour pick up
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