The Oregon Zoo, formerly the Washington Park Zoo, is located in Portland, Oregon. The zoo is actually located inside Portland’s Washington Park. It first opened in 1887 after Richard Knight, a private collector donated his animals to the City of Portland. Today the zoo sees well over 1.6 million visitors a year, making it the most popular attraction in the state of Oregon. Over 2,200 animals, making up 260 species call the Oregon Zoo home. You’ll also want to check the calendar for upcoming concerts at the zoo as well as the very popular Zoo Lights. On these days the Oregon Zoo closes early. If you are planning a trip to Portland, here are some tips for saving a little extra money on your total admission costs to the zoo. In addition to that you will also find below all the latest known coupons (the zoo rarely offers coupons) for the Oregon Zoo.
Discounts & Oregon Zoo Coupons
- Purchase the Park Package and save. This includes admission, train ride, thrill ride, and the Dino Walk.
- Visit the Oregon Zoo on the second Tuesday of every month and admission is just $4 per person.
- If you are a student, check out the school rates where kids get in for just $3 per person.
- Get the Portland Perks Coupon Book (available at many hotels in the Portland area). At last check there are Oregon Zoo coupons in there good for 20% off admission.
- Check with the local hotels in Portland. Many of them offer free admission or Oregon Zoo coupons for discount admission with your stay. The Comfort Inn, Oxford Suites, Comfort Suites, and Hilton Garden Inn are just some of the hotels offering Oregon Zoo packages.
The zoo is open 9 am to 6 pm during the summer, 9 am to 4 pm during the spring and fall, and 10 am to 4 pm during the winter. Admission to the Oregon Zoo is $10.50 for adults, $7.50 for kids ages 3-11, and $9 for seniors. Parking is an additional $2 per vehicle. Tickets for the Washington Park and Zoo Railway are additional. Group discounts are available for groups of 20 or more people. This offers a 20% discount per person. Advance ticket purchase is required for group discounts.
4001 SW Canyon Rd
Portland, OR 97221