PLACES FOR KIDS IN OREGON



Kids will love all the waterfalls, hikes, beaches and scenic things around Oregon
but if you're looking for some places to take the kids so they can do
what they do best and just have fun being a kid
here are some ideas you might want to consider....

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INDOOR ACTIVITIES...
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North Clackamas Aquatic Park
Located at: 7300 S.E. Harmony Road, Milwaukie, Oregon
(503) 650-3483
An indoor swimming park with a wave pool, slides and
fun for the whole family!


Children's Museum
Admission is $4.00 for everyone age 1 & up
No charge for babies under 12 months.
Many hands-on exhibits including a "Baby Room," a clay shop and much more.
Note: There is an additional charge to take home your clay creation.


OMSI
The Discovery Space, designed for kids 6 years and younger, is one of many exhibits to explore. Kids will love playing in the sand, at the water tables and
with the many hands-on activities. It's tons of fun!
Be sure to visit the Science Store inside the Museum. It's great!


Oregon Coast Aquarium

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OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES...
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Enchanted Forest
A storybook adventure land with rides


Thrill-Ville USA
Exit 248 of I-5 in Turner, Oregon
(503) 363-4095
Admission: $17.95 per person/unlimited rides & water slides.
Call for additional options for rides/water slide fees.
Located next to Enchanted Forest.
This amusement park offers a go-kart track,
a roller coaster, rides and water slides


Family Fun Center
29111 SW Town Center Loop, W., Wilsonville, Oregon
(503) 685-5000
Offers go-karts, miniature golf, bumper boats, arcade games and more.
It features Kidopolis (an indoor playground).


Oaks Amusement Park
Rides, a one-loop roller coaster, go-carts, roller skating & fun


Mt. Hood Ski Bowl Action Park
Government Camp
(503) 272-3206 ext. 234 or (503) 222-BOWL (info line)
Open: Late May to Mid September
Lots of summer fun on the mountain including the Alpine slide, kiddie jeaps, miniature golf, pony rides, bungee trampoline and many more activities.
Note: Many activities are not geared for very small children.
Age, height and weight restrictions placed on certain activities.
Weather conditions can close the Alpine slide and chairlift.


Malibu Grand Prix
9405 SW Cascade Avenue, Beaverton, Oregon
(503) 641-0772
Two racetracks and three go-kart models to drive as well as a batting cage
and indoor video games. Call for age and height restrictions.


Westmoreland Park
Large park with playground equipment, duck pond, basketball,
picnic tables & restrooms


Ibach Park
10455 SW Ibach Street (Off Boones Ferry Road),Tualatin, Oregon
An interactive play area with sand play areas, one sand area with a big
dinosaur bone display over the top of it, climbing & play structures,
water/play stream, slides, swings, a kid-trolley to ride, and lots of hands-on
exploring. Also has tennis courts, basketball court, baseball diamond, two
covered picnic areas, a large grass area and restrooms. By far the favorite
activity is the sand/water dinosaur play area. Take their shoes off, bring
a change of clothes and be prepared for some messy fun!


Salmon Street Springs
Located at SW Front Avenue & Salmon, downtown Portland
at Waterfront Park


Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden
Admission Fee: $2 per adult (Free Tuesday & Wednesday)
Children 12 and under are free
Duck ponds, trails amongst the beautifully colored rhodies. No tables
but you can have a picnic on the lawn. Restrooms. No play structure.


Washington Park Zoo
Ride the Zoo Train to Washington Park then get off, walk down the hill and enjoy the Rose Garden Children's Park. This play structure was designed to include handicapped children. It can get very busy at times. The train whistle blows and the kids all look to see the train as it goes by on the hill above this wonderful park. Just up the road is the Rose Gardens as well as the
Japanese Gardens.

~~Put a smile on their face and don't be surprised if you have fun too...



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