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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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  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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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 September 10, 2016

We parked near the zoo. It is paid parking. After touring the fantastic zoo, we took the complementary shuttle to the rose gardens. There is no fee to see the Rose gardens. The rose gardens are so beautiful, labelled & so very enjoyable to walk...More

Thank 255Barbara
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Reviewed September 8, 2016

This was our second time visiting, and I suggest to anyone who visits Seattle to go see this amazing park. The park includes some of the most beautiful trees & plants, and the walk is so lovely.

Thank Homesbyneda N
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Reviewed September 7, 2016

The Park anchors one end of the famous Forest Park that produces the green backdrop for Portland. There are wonderful views to the East of downtown stretching to Mt. Hood. You will find the Rose Garden, Zoo, Arboretum, Japanese Garden and miles of walking if...More

Thank Crowso
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Reviewed September 7, 2016

Having walked quite a way around and to the park we eventually succumbed and took the free Shuttle bus which made us realise just how large this park is. Well kept and very popular, especially on the day we visited which was Labor Day!

Thank Tony210913
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Reviewed September 5, 2016

A walk around this park was a good vacation experience. The rose garden was one of the best we had ever seen. Also, find the Holocaust Memorial, as it will put the history of this tragic event in another perspective.

Thank CherylDave1967
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Reviewed September 5, 2016

Astonishingly many Portland residents that we spoke to did not know that this park is on their doorstep. It's easy to get to on the light rail system, there's lots of things to see and good walking through the woods. Free entry (the Japanese Garden...More

Thank Peter J
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Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

We visited the Vietnam Memoral and followed a walking trail. It was an interesting experience. The Memorial has not just Vietnam information but includes local and national events, that we're going on at the same time. Gave the most complete picture of the time than...More

Thank Cindy T
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Reviewed September 4, 2016

Simply beautiful for anyone who loves nature, roses, and just a beautiful park in general. It is well worth going here.

Thank darthur10
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Reviewed September 3, 2016

We visited a few different areas of this park but unfortunately did not have time to make it down to the zoo. We enjoyed walking/driving through the parts of this park we did visit. We spent time at the International Rose Test Garden, Hoyt Arboretum,...More

Thank mlbdld
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Reviewed September 1, 2016

The Washington Park is amazing. It is super big and there are many things to visit: The Japanese Garden (9.5us per person), the rose garden (free), the zoo, etc... The Japanese Garden was worth the visit! It was an authentic Japanese garden and it was...More

Thank Eliselev
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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 SeasonedFoodie | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is the zoo. Washington Park has the rose garden, a Japanese garden, the zoo and some hiking trails.
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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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