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Zoo sets new attendance mark with 1.68 million visits

A warm, sunny end to the month helped push the Oregon Zoo's attendance to just around 1.68 million for the fiscal year ending June 30 — making it the most-visited... Read More

July 2, 2013

Columbia Gorge pika watchers mobilize for summer season

Hike the Columbia Gorge this summer and piping from the rocks you might hear something that sounds like a squeak toy on steroids. It's the alarm call of the American... Read More

June 27, 2013

Sunset at the Zoo returns with jazz nod to years gone by

In 1979, the zoo launched its first summer concert series: an eight-week run of outdoor jazz and classical shows billed as "Your Zoo and All That Jazz." First to hit... Read More

June 25, 2013

Zoo welcomes summer with bear awareness activities

The Oregon Zoo is welcoming summer with a special bear awareness day June 22.At 11 a.m., keepers will be placing a campsite (minus the campers) right in the middle... Read More

June 21, 2013

Junior Grange Kids make donation to zoo's family farm

Before visiting the Oregon Zoo's Trillium Creek Family Farm on Thursday, 15 Oregon State Junior Grangers, ages 5 to 14, presented a donation of $1,366 to the Oregon... Read More

June 21, 2013