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Winter break camps help kids connect nature, culture

Winter break is a great time for kids to connect with both nature and culture at the Oregon Zoo. This year's "ARcTic Adventure" day camps — held Dec. 30-31 and Jan.... Read More

November 22, 2013

Zoo to illuminate holidays with 1.5 million colorful lights

The Oregon Zoo invites visitors to brighten their holiday nights at ZooLights, where sparkling lights and brilliant hues transform the zoo into a winter wonderland.... Read More

November 12, 2013

Lace up Thanksgiving morning for zoo's annual Turkey Trot

The Oregon Zoo invites runners and walkers of all ages to its annual Turkey Trot on Thursday, Nov. 28. The Thanksgiving Day event, organized by the Oregon Road... Read More

November 6, 2013

Zoo offers free Veterans Day admission for military

Active and retired military personnel and their families to be admitted free Nov. 11. The Oregon Zoo will mark Veterans Day by offering free admission on Monday, Nov... Read More

November 1, 2013

Pachyderms pulverize pumpkins in prelude to Halloween festivities

Some of the world's largest land animals demolish some of the area's largest pumpkins at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 25, during the Oregon Zoo's annual Squishing of the... Read More

October 25, 2013