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Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

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Most beautiful zoo in the US

This zoo is amazing. Second time there with my teens... who would think teens would enjoy a zoo... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Beth K
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
You can feed the giraffes!

This is one of the best little zoos in the country! You can feed the giraffes and the elephants... read more

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Colorado Springs is home to America’s ONLY mountain zoo. Located at 6,800 feet above sea level, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo offers breathtaking views of the city and of its 750 animals. The unique design of the Zoo’s animal exhibits gets guests closer...more
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4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906-5755
+1 719-633-9925
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Reviewed yesterday

This zoo is amazing. Second time there with my teens... who would think teens would enjoy a zoo?! But every time we go we LOVE it. Its our favorite destination in Colorado Springs. The views are spectacular.. and they have an amazing variety of animals....More

Thank Beth K
Reviewed yesterday

This is one of the best little zoos in the country! You can feed the giraffes and the elephants. There's a beautiful carousel, a ski lift ride, and a black rhino. During the holidays, they do lights and open in the evenings so you can...More

Thank Tarheel9620
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I am an native and I can’t believe it took me this long to finally get out to this zoo! The views of Colorado are amazing and they have great animal exhibits! You get to feed a lot of the animals and get to get...More

Thank 9918ilml
Reviewed 6 days ago

My granddaughters love going to this zoo. Feeding the giraffes always the highlight. I little on the pricey side but worth it. Just remember a lot of uphill walking. Beautiful views.

Thank tonicG5411HO
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had so much fun, the grand kids didn't want to leave. We will be returning whenever the kids are visiting. Fun place for the big kids too!!

Thank Localresident2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am torn about this place. As a person in the industry I understand the cost and issue of redoing exhibit and balancing the animals comfort with the guests enjoyment. We only saw less than half the animals, at $65 for 2 of us to...More

Thank MadDogTraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ll admit, I have mixed feelings about zoos. Most of the primates looked really bored and a little depressed. Absolutely loved feeding the giraffes though!

Thank Julie P
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was not our first time but it has grown alot since we were there last. It is such a unique zoo and has such a great collection of animals. We have been to alot of the zoos throughout the midwest and this is my...More

Thank MarciaKay
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Complete waste of time today. I'll admit that I did not pick the best weather for visit. It was cool and overcast so most of the animals were inside, bored to tears it appeared too. I can accept that. What I cannot not accept is...More

Thank Ron W
Cheyenne_Mnt_Zoo, Manager at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Sorry to hear your experience yesterday left you wanting more. You’re right that on colder days like yesterday, many of our animals who aren’t suited for cold weather are inside where they’re safe and comfortable. Guests can view most of our animals in their indoor...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

It may not be the most famous, but it is easily one of the best zoos in the country. They are constantly improving the exhibits making them better for the animals while doing their best to maintain a good experience for the visitors. It had...More

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September 30, 2018|
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Response from Nigel B | Reviewed this property |
There are regular vehicles delivering the elderly to different parts of the zoo so I think you could take one of those. But otherwise it is a pleasant walk with a few lifts (elevator)at key points.
Lacy D
August 19, 2018|
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Response from Kendra H | Reviewed this property |
A total of 5 animals died. A vulture that is endangered and had been brought in to breed. A duck, a meerkat, a peacock, and another bird (forget which one)
May 24, 2018|
Response from Susan R | Reviewed this property |
I would think parking would be very difficult over a holiday weekend. They do have a lower lot and a shuttle bus to take you up, but the place would also be VERY crowded. Going on a weekday is probably a better bet... More