This open green space may be the best evidence that Portland has more park space for its residents than any other U.S. city. ... More
This open green space may be the best evidence that Portland has more park space for its residents than any other U.S. city. Washington Park has a number of notable attractions, including the International Rose Test Garden, Hoyt Arboretum, Japanese Garden, and Oregon Zoo. Plenty of different spots offer sun, shade, and shelter from the rain and views of the city. There is no charge for the International Test Rose Garden or Hoyt Arboretum.
This is a really fun park to spend some time in. I was in Portland for a week while was husband was on business, so I had a lot of time to wander around alone. The park had many different things to do and was easy to get to on the train from downtown. The zoo is great, really good northwest section to see the natives. The Japanese garden was beautiful and just the place to spend a quiet afternoon wandering. We took the train from the zoo over to the rose garden and that was a beautiful ride.
Scenic drive up the hill. The zoo is superb! Except I can touch the tigers and Bears! Beautiful Peacock roaming the pathway and strode right beside your exciting kids! Yeah, beautiful peacock! Long ago grandma told me if I waved something bright and colorful in front of peacock, it'll compete with me by opening up her tail - so bad I only wear grey clothes today...
This is truly an amazing place to visit if you are ever in Portland.I heard about this place from my aunty!She lives in Portland you know!So she has great experience!!This place has a great landscape,safe places for young children to play!!Plus if you ever want to have a romantic picnic with your special someone then go to Rose Garden!!!It is a beautiful place to be at night!!With a candle lit dinner/most likely picnic!!!!So thank you for reading my review and Washington Park welcomes ALL!!!
I love the Rose and Japanese gardens as well as the HUGE playground. Best of all are the Oregon Zoo and CM2, the Children's Museum. My 4 and 6 year old girls love going to Washington park because it has all sorts of activities for them that are fun and educational. And check out the Max station by the Zoo, it is so cool!
This is a representation of all that's great about Portland and the Pacific Northwest. What a phenomenal resource, right in the middle of the city. It's Portland's version of Central Park, but done in a much more natural fashion.
The experimental roese garden in Washington Park is a great place for visitors. The plagues with all the Rose Queens' names, the views, the scents, all make for a picturesque and memorable spot.
Admission is free, as is parking. In the summer, some nights feature concerts in the bandshell. Take ten minutes or two hours, a walk through the garden will give you a taste of what makes Portland such a delight.
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