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Oaks Amusement Park

Oaks Amusement Park is in Southeast Portland in Sellwood, on the east bank of the beautiful Willamette River.

This vintage amusement park first opened in 1905, and lays claim to being one of the oldest continually operating parks in America. 

There's wild rides like the AtmosFEAR and Adrenaline Peak rollercoaster, bumper cars, go-karts and mini-golf. 

Littlest kids can also enjoy the train that runs around Oaks Amusement Park, and lots of fun, kiddy rides.

Enjoy lunch from a great choice of food vendors, and soak up the incredible atmosphere at Oaks Amusement Park.

Check hours & tickets (most of the park is closed during winter, except the roller skating rink).

20 best things to do at Oaks Amusement Park

1. AtmosFEAR.

Do a full 360 degree ride, or a 180 pendulum ride on the scary AtmosFEAR!

2. Disco-O.

Ride the 70's style Disco-O as it spins up and down the yellow track.

3. Tree Top Drop.

Plummet 45 feet on the Tree Top Drop!

4. Rock O Plane.

Rock O Plane is like a ferris wheel on steroids, with spinning cages.

5. Spider.

Up to 3 riders can sit inside a tub on the Spider, while the spider arms move up and down, to spin the tubs.

6. Oaks Park Train.

Kids will love a ride around Oaks Amusement Park in this free mini train.

7. Big Pink Slide.

Ride the 3 lane, Big Pink Slide.

8. Go Karts.

Navigate the thrilling twists and turns on the Go Kart Track.

9. Frog Hopper.

Kids can enjoy a gentle up and down motion on the fun Frog Hopper.

10. Chippers Choppers.

Kids can hold the motorcycle handlebars on the Chipper Choppers, while their parents ride in the sidecar.

11. Jump Boats.

Little kids can ride the Jump Boats in a circulation motion around the buoy.

12. Scrambler.

Spin towards other riders in tubs on the Scrambler.

13. Tilt a Whirl.

A maximum of 4 people can sit inside a spinning tub on the nostalgic Tilt a Whirl.

14. Toon Cars.

Ride up and down on a Toon Car, perfect for little kids.

15. Bobs Fishin Hole.

Try your luck catching fish at Bobs Fishin Hole, for some cool prizes.

16. Shooting Gallery.

Watch your aim at the Shooting Gallery.

17. Mini Golf.

Play an 18-hole mini golf course in an oak grove, overlooking the Willamette River.

18. Food Area.

Eat at the cafe at the roller rink, or sit outside at the tables near the food vendors. There's also plenty of picnic tables overlooking the Willamette River, and many are reservable for larger groups.

19. Roller Skating Rink

Go roller skating to music from a DJ in a retro rink.

20. History of Oaks Amusement Park.

Learn about the history of Oaks Amusement Park at the displays near the Go Karts.

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