Nearby Attractions

International Rose Test Garden
Portland Japanese Garden is lucky to have this free rose garden as our closest neighbor. Managed by Portland Parks & Recreation with over 7,000 rose plants of approximately 550 varieties, the International Rose Test Garden makes a great complement to your visit.

Shopping & Dining /  NW 23rd
Northwest 23rd Street is a lively commercial district just a few minutes from the Garden. Explore its variety of shops and boutiques before you grab something to eat at one of the many local restaurants.

Oregon Zoo
Home to nearly 2,000 animals from around the world, the Oregon Zoo is another favorite Washington Park destination. Visit and discover how you can help make a better future for wildlife.

Pittock Mansion
Built in 1914 for one of Oregon’s influential families, Pittock Mansion is a French Renaissance-style château in the West Hills of Portland. The mansion and its grounds are filled with rich history and remarkable stories.

From July 21 through Labor Day: take a free shuttle to Pittock Mansion from the #20 bus stop at W Burnside and NW Barnes (stop ID #687). Shuttle runs every 30 minutes from 10am -5pm. Learn more here.

Downtown Portland
Portland’s compact, walkable downtown offers easy access to great food, green spaces, cultural offerings, and tax-free shopping. Browse the city’s most diverse mix of retail brands, see a show, and grab a bite at a food cart or fine restaurant.

Hoyt Arboretum
Hoyt Arboretum is Portland’s “museum of living trees” with over 2,000 species of trees and plants from around the world. Explore the collection along 12 miles of trails, enjoy the scenic views, or stop by the Visitor Center operated by Hoyt Arboretum Friends.