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Set on 64 beautiful acres in the West Hills of Portland, the Oregon Zoo is an exotic collection of wild animals in their natural habitats. On Veterans Day (Tuesday, November 11), the zoo is offering veterans and military personnel free admission to the zoo, along with 10% off all food and beverage outlets (not including alcohol). Family members who accompany them and families of deployed military personnel will also receive free admission to the zoo. To receive free admission, visitors must show at military or veteran organization ID, discharge papers, or other official military identification. Family members of deployed military personnel must show an active duty ID. Experience the amazing attractions of the Oregon Zoo, a renowned institution that includes a narrow-gauge railway. It also features successful breeding programs for endangered Asian elephants, California Condors and African lions. Don’t miss the top attractions at the zoo, including numerous themed exhibits like:
  • Island Pigs of Asia
  • Malayan Sun Bears
  • Insect Zoo
  • Howard Vollum Aviary
  • Lorikeet Landing
  • Polar Bears
  • Penguinarium
  • Predators of the Serengeti
  • Black Bear Ridge
  • Cougar Crossing
  • Botanical Collection
  • Cascade Crest
  • Chimpanzees
  • Africa Rainforest & Aviary
  • Amazon Flooded Forest
  • Red Ape Preserve
  • Wild Life Live
  • Trillium Creek Family Farm
  • Stellar Cove
  • … plus much more!
On Veterans Day the zoo is open from 9AM to 4PM. The Oregon Zoo is located at 4001 SW Canyon Road, just 20 miles from our friendly hotel in Gresham. Please contact us today at 1 (888) 465-4329 for more information, and to make your reservations.


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Quality Inn East Portland Hotel, Oregon (OR)
2752 Northeast Hogan Drive, Gresham, OR 97030
Reservations: 503-907-1777
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