Plan your trip

Parts of the Oregon Zoo are temporarily closed to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Learn more.


Hours, admission, special offers

The Oregon Zoo is open every day of the year, except Dec. 25.

Today at the zoo

Planning a trip today? While perusing your favorite exhibits, don't forget to check out these activities.


The Oregon Zoo loves herds, packs and pods. Bring your group of humans to the zoo and receive a 20 percent discount off the price of admission. Discounts apply to groups over 20.

Field trips

A school field trip to the zoo expands students' imagination and knowledge as it builds on classroom learning.

Getting to the zoo and parking

The zoo is part of 400-plus-acre Washington Park in hilly Southwest Portland. It's easy to get to the zoo by combining biking, walking, or driving with public transit. Save money, conserve gas and enjoy the ride!


The Oregon Zoo is accessible to people of all abilities.

Wheelchairs and strollers

Wheelchair, stroller and electric scooter rentals are available to help you explore every bit of the zoo's savannas, canyons and rain forests.

Places to stay

Portland is an appealing destination for visitors from all over the world and warm hospitality is not hard to find.

Visitor policies

Learn how to help keep the Oregon Zoo a safe place for visitors and animals.


Animal habitats closed while we complete the final community-funded bond projects: 

  • Orangutans - returning 2020
  • Rhinos - returning 2020
  • Hippos - closed permanently to expand rhino habitat
  • Polar bears - returning 2020