FAQ

If you have further questions please call 503-874-2535 or email apennell@oregongardenfoundation.org

No, reservations are not available or necessary to visit The Oregon Garden. While we have limited our capacity at this time due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, our visitation patterns are such that guests will have to wait no more than 5 to 10 minutes to enter the Garden even during peak hours.

The Garden’s peak visitation is Friday through Sunday from 10AM to noon. To enjoy a more private stroll in the Garden, we recommend visiting Monday through Wednesday, and later in the day when possible.

Yes! In fact, leashed pets of all kinds are welcome throughout our entire 80 acres and in all of our buildings. Please remember to clean up after your pet.
Yes, outside food is allowed in the Garden. Picnicking is also allowed. There are a number of different spots throughout the Garden where you can enjoy your food including picnic tables, lawns, bistro tables, etc. Please remember to clean up after yourself and be courteous of other guests.
No. For the safety of our guests, bikes, scooters, skateboards, and any other kind of recreational activities involving wheels are not allowed in the Garden.
Guests are welcome to take pictures for personal use while in the Garden. If you are looking to take professional photos such as senior portraits, engagements, fashion shoots, etc. we require that the photographer have an active Photography Membership. In addition to all regular membership benefits, our Photography Membership confers unlimited rights to sell photos taken in the Garden, as well as allows for extended admission hours so you can take beautiful pictures during the magic hours around dawn and dusk.
The Garden is unable to provide wheelchairs or other mobility devices to guests. All personal mobility devices are allowed in the Garden. For guests with mobility issues, please note the following:
  • The Oregon Garden features a variety of path surface materials including asphalt, bark and gravel that are variously accessible depending on an individual’s mobility or assistive devices.
  • There is a 1.4-mile paved path that can be navigated by wheelchairs, power scooters, etc and comprises a tour of most of our 20+ specialty gardens.
  • ADA parking is available at our Visitor Center, as well as a drop-off area for guests. All of our facilities are ADA accessible.

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