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Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

#3 of 145 things to do in Colorado Springs Features Animals
4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906-5755
+1 719-633-9925
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Cheyenne Mtn Zoo

Nice set up. Be sure to bring your walking shoes...you will be walking up hill. Best giraffe... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2016
Sandra S
Ogden, Utah
via mobile
Great Day out and photo opportunities

Loved the zoo, the layout and the presentation of the animals. There is loads to do for all ages... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2016
Chippenham, United Kingdom
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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 than ever before. Hand-feed one of the largest reticulated giraffe herds in the world, watch grizzlies swim with trout, hop next to red-necked wallabies and get hands on with some of the Zoo’s smaller residents in The Loft. Have a WILD adventure at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo – see the animals, ride an antique carousel, eat a gourmet lunch at the Grizzly Grill and ride the Mountaineer Sky Ride to the Zoo’s summit. Visit 365 days a year for family fun at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906-5755
+1 719-633-9925
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Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Nice set up. Be sure to bring your walking shoes...you will be walking up hill. Best giraffe exhibit I've seen.

Thank Sandra S
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Loved the zoo, the layout and the presentation of the animals. There is loads to do for all ages and it's easy to interact with the animals and feed them such as the giraffes. We had a great time and would highly recommend visiting; the...More

Thank clivestfc
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

This zoo is built into the side of the mountain and is unexpectedly amazing. The grounds are very well designed and pretty, with unique architecture. There is a chairlift to ride to look at the grounds from above. There are also many informative presentations that...More

Thank Jamie S
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We live in Northern Colorado and prefer to drive to the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo over the Denver Zoo. The kids enjoy all that there is to offer and in an environment that is constantly changing. This place is a wonderful place to feed giraffe's as...More

1  Thank wranglernwss22
Reviewed 13 October 2016

My whole family, babies to senior citizens, decided to spend the day at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. We came down from Denver in the morning and spent the day. There is so much to see, and it is such an interesting setting, as it is basically...More

Thank JodyMK
Reviewed 13 October 2016

The special thing about Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is that it is constantly changing. The animal habitats are constantly upgraded to make them more natural and entertaining for the animals. Be prepared for a hike and wear comfortable shoes. If you have issues walking up steep...More

Thank Catherine D
Reviewed 13 October 2016

It was a pleasant way to spend the day. I liked the way its laid out by region, and the informative signs as to times when the zoo keepers would be working with the animals. A few of my favorites were the Meerkats, Giraffe who...More

Thank Fran H
Reviewed 12 October 2016

I loved how the zoo paid special attention to the animal enclosures. You could feed the giraffes after purchasing some lettuce. This was the main reason for going to the zoo.

Thank globegirl64
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

A lot of conversations on zoos. But setting that aside, I thought this was a great spot. Unexpected on the mountain side! Coming from a larger metro area, I still found this zoo educational and fun. Ventilation was rough in the primate house, However animals...More

Thank Hayjude2
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Absolutely a stunning environment! The ability to see such a diverse collection of animals up close was terrific. You can feed & pet the giraffes, watch the kangaroos hop nearby & watch the grizzly bears play thru a window about 6 feet away. The chair...More

Thank Getaways2
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Damarius M
17 July 2017|
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Response from Cheyenne_Mnt_Zoo | Property representative |
Hi Damarius, as many others have correctly answered, we do indeed have Peak and non-Peak days wherein pricing is different. As always, pricing depends on what day you choose to visit, the size of your party, and if you... More
8 July 2017|
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Response from Karen J | Reviewed this property |
I have an annual membership, so I can run through in 2 hours. If you're visiting as a 1-shot, 4-5 hours would be good to see exhibits, feed animals, and have some lunch. The zoo has a good layout to take you through in one... More
Krystal N
11 June 2017|
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Response from Alisa K | Reviewed this property |
If you live in Denver it is about an hour, hour and a half.