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Oregon Zoo: The Great Northwest

Making my way through Washington Park, along a steep winding road that seemed to go forever, I made my way to the Oregon Zoo.  Finally, like an oasis after a long journey there stood a large log cabin in the woods, but this log cabin is the entrance to the Oregon Zoo.  Welcoming me into…


Oregon Zoo

Oregon Zoo

Set in the heart of Portland’s massive Washington Park is the Oregon Zoo.  The Oregon Zoo opened in 1888 under the name Washington Park Zoo after an animal collector donated his animals to the City of Portland, but it has seen many changes since that time from changes to location within the park to various…