Tickets

Admission rates

Regular admission:
Adult (12 and up): $24
Child (2–11): $19
Infant (under 2): Free

All tickets must be purchased online. Credit and debit cards are accepted. Checks or money orders are not accepted.


The Oregon Zoo offers discounted admission for Oregon and Washington individuals and families who qualify for a variety of income assistance programs. Learn more here.

Parking rates

Parking fees mirror downtown Portland's hourly rate of $2 per hour with a $8 daily maximum. It is recommended that you use the Parking Kitty app to avoid contact with parking payment kiosks.

Weather-related closures

Rarely, the zoo closes because of ice, snow or other weather-related conditions. In the case of a closure, updates are posted on the home page of the website. When in doubt, call the zoo’s main telephone number, 503-226-1561, for up-to-date information.