Take MAX Light Rail
Spend your time staring at ZooLights instead of taillights
The best way to get to ZooLights!
TriMet Max blue and red lines serve the Washington Park MAX station, just steps away from the Oregon Zoo. When you ride, you'll save on ZooLights tickets, beat the crowd, and have more time to experience the zoo in a whole new light.
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Insider Tip: The Sunset Transit Center is an 8-minute drive from the zoo and has over 600 free parking spaces, available every weekend or on weekdays after 4 p.m. MAX arrives every 8 - 10 minutes. TriMet fare is required.
Free Download: ZooLights I-Spy
Add to the holiday fun with this printable I Spy game. Help your child search for animals, trains, and more as you ride the MAX train and walk through the zoo. Recommended for children ages 3-12.
Save on zoolights Admission
Show your MAX fare at the gate and save $1.50 off regular ZooLights admission!