3: Wednesday

Today's hours: closed

3: Wednesday

Today's hours: closed


What kept us going: A year of conservation, care and cuteness

From free-flying California condors to blissed-out black bears to pouncy red pandas, 2020 was a big year for conservation, animal welfare and general adorableness at the... Read More
December 30, 2020

Oregon Zoo to reopen to daytime guests this weekend

After closing for more than a month following state guidelines to help slow the spread of COVID-19, the Oregon Zoo is set to reopen in a limited fashion this weekend,... Read More
December 24, 2020

Brighter later: Zoo extends drive-thru ZooLights hours

Following updated guidance from the Oregon Health Authority, ZooLights will remain open for an extra hour beginning Thursday, Dec. 10, with additional time slots at 9:20... Read More
December 10, 2020

Zoo hosts talk on Arctic drilling, polar bears and climate

Following the White House announcement of the first-ever oil and gas lease sale in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, the Oregon Zoo is hosting a live Q&A session... Read More
December 7, 2020

Oregon Zoo statement on Arctic National Wildlife Refuge lease

This week, the White House began a process to auction off drilling sites in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge — letting oil and gas companies pick which parts of the... Read More
November 18, 2020
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