Zoos and Wild Animal Parks

Northwest Trek Wildlife Park

One of the hidden gems of the Pacific Northwest, at least for us anyway. After 27 years of living in Vancouver, just north of Portland, we visited for the first time recently. Unbeknownst to us we picked the perfect day. The Northwest Trek Wildlife Park is to the east of Mount Rainier near the town…

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Oregon Zoo – Portland, OR

I love the Oregon Zoo. When my three children were very young we had a membership and went all the time. It is one of the finer zoos for a mid-sized city like Portland. The Oregon Zoo, originally the Portland Zoo and later the Washington Park Zoo, is a zoo located in Washington Park, Portland,…

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