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Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

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Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Best zoo experience

My wife loves going to the zoo whenever we travel. I am not a big fan of animals. This was the best... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Gary C
Houston, Texas
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A beautiful zoo on a mountain side.

My daughter and her son have season passes to Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. Since first coming to the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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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 5 days ago via mobile

My wife loves going to the zoo whenever we travel. I am not a big fan of animals. This was the best and most interactive zoo we have ever been to.

Thank Gary C
Reviewed 6 days ago

My daughter and her son have season passes to Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. Since first coming to the Springs about 32 years ago, we have seen this little bitty zoo blossom into a world class attraction in the Pikes Peak Region. Worth the trip!

Thank Kathleen M C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice Zoo laid out on the mountainside. Feeding of the giraffes are a must and observing some of North Americas wildlife in a mountain setting is really special.

Thank LWS1124
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The zoo is nice but be prepared for the walking. As most things around here nothing is level so some up/down hill walking.

Thank ron0521
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow...we lived in San Diego and had access to two beautiful zoos and we always visit zoos when we stay in various cities, but this is by far the nicest and most beautiful zoo we have seen. This is a cross between Disney’s animal kingdom...More

Thank spindalis
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I think the best thing I can say about it is that I live inColorado Springs and whenever friends come to town, I don’t come up with some reason not to go because I really like. It’s big enough to have cool variety, yet small...More

Thank rustmire
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The experience of feeding the giraffes, riding the carousel and getting to see mountain lions and bears close up in their natural environment is an educational experience for everyone.

Thank Kb0364
Reviewed 1 week ago

This zoo is worth the drive. I've been to zoos all over the country, including the Brookfield Zoo, Denver Zoo, Houston Zoo, and San Diego Zoo, and the Cheyenne Mountain still made an impact! This zoo is so unique and we look forward to every...More

Thank ColoradoTravelsWorld
Reviewed 1 week ago

Title says it all.. With all the technologies of 2018.. Why not watch them in the wild??? All they have to do is set up cameras and you scan through them till you see something..

Thank SirPain P
Reviewed 1 week ago

best zoo in Colorado, Denver Zoo could learn a thing or two from this zoo. Animal exhibits seem to be very nice and clean. No hippos currently as they are building a whole now exhibit for them. Zoo is a good hike and has great...More

Thank Brad R
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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