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Plan your visit

The zoo is open daily, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Today's hours are listed at the top of this page. The last timed entry is typically 2 hours before the zoo closes - you must buy tickets online to guarantee availability. All days and hours are subject to change.

Polar bear Nora shakes off the water while swimming in the Oregon Zoo's Polar Passage habitat.

Timed entry tickets must be reserved in advance online

Timed admission tickets must be reserved online in advance, including member admissions. All guests, including children under 2 years old, must be included in the reservation. Tickets are available up to 30 days in advance. 

You may enter the zoo up to 60 minutes after your scheduled ticket time. If you arrive outside your time window, you may need to wait for the next available entry time. You are welcome to enjoy the zoo until we close.

Get tickets

Please note: Only tickets purchased at the link above are valid for entry. Be aware of ticketing scams and learn how to avoid them.

Train and carousel rides

Carousel and train tickets are available on the day of your visit at the train and carousel ticket booths.

Train and carousel open at 10:30 a.m. daily.

Visit our help center for additional information and FAQ.

Member tickets

Each named member, child, infant or guest must have their own ticket. All named members must show a photo identification along with their ticket when entering the zoo (membership cards are not required at entry).

All children and guests must arrive with a named member. Additional guests may not be substituted for named members.

New member benefit: Visit after 2 p.m. without a reservation. Show your digital membership card and photo ID at the gate after 2 p.m. and up to 90 minutes before the zoo closes.

Reserve member tickets

Learn more about membership

Seasonal hours

March 9 to May 24
Open daily, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
(last entry 4 p.m.)

May 25 to September 2
Open daily, 9:00 a.m. to 6 p.m.
(last entry 4 p.m.)

Summer early closure notice: The zoo will close at 4:30 p.m. on June 7 and 8 and 4 p.m. on Fridays from June 21 to August 23.

September 3 to September 29
Open daily, 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
(last entry 4 p.m.)

September 30 to November 2
Open daily, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
(last entry 3 p.m.)

Ticket prices

Credit and debit cards are accepted. Checks or money orders are not accepted. View available discounts.

Ticket Type General Admission   
(purchase in advance)
Carousel Ride    
(purchase at the Zoo)
Train Ride    
(purchase at the Zoo)
Adult (12+) $24.00 $3.50 * $5.00 *
Child (2-11) $19.00 $3.50 * $5.00 *
Infant (under 2) Free $3.50 * Free
Member Adult (12+) Free $3.15 $4.50
Member Child (2-11) Free $3.15 $4.50
Military with ID $22.00 $3.50 * $5.00 *
AZA Reciprocal Membership $12.00 $3.50 * $5.00 *
Income-Assistance Admission $12.00 $3.50 * $5.00 *

* General Admission ticket required. 

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