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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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What a great zoo

I hadn't been to the zoo in a while so we went on my birthday. There are so many changes at the zoo... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Rocky Mountains Colorado
It's a zoo

The obvious is that this is a zoo so there are a lot of animals to see. The layout is fairly... 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 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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  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ski lift” (102 reviews)
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4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906-5755
+1 719-633-9925
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Reviewed yesterday

I hadn't been to the zoo in a while so we went on my birthday. There are so many changes at the zoo that it was like visiting a new zoo. There is more to come as well as they are building a new Hippo...More

Thank Daddio53
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The obvious is that this is a zoo so there are a lot of animals to see. The layout is fairly condensed as it has many layers winding back and forth up the mountain making full use of the space. The odd part is there...More

Thank Ddrake27
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lovely mountainside zoo. Gorgeous vistas of mountains and Colorado Springs. We had two and a half hours and easily made our way through this zoo. Added bonuses of being able to get up close and personal with the giraffes and wallabies.

Thank parisengle
Reviewed yesterday

This is not the size of the Denver zoo by any means, but what fun! It is placed on the mountain, so it's a good workout walking around. The displays are very nicely done---love the penguins. But, best of all is the Giraffe pen. You...More

Thank Carol D
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place is a gem. Very interactive Zoo. My kids really enjoyed it. Feeding the giraffes was a highlight. Wear comfortable shoes, it's really hilly!

Thank Gabrielle B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited this zoo with 2 of our grown children. It was an amazing day! We enjoyed the animals and the wondrous views! You are never too old for this experience!!

Thank kristik52
Reviewed 2 days ago

Having grown up in Southern Colorado, I have watched Cheyenne Mountain Zoo develop into a world class zoo. The tiny little cages and concrete pits of the past, which are still found at so many other zoos, have been continually replaced with big, beautiful exhibits...More

Thank CookeLM
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This zoo is located and built right into the Cheyene mountain. It has tons of animals, exhibits, training sessions, ski lift ride over zoo, trams for people with disabilities, food, and a children's summer camp. You can feed the giraffes and they also just recently...More

Thank Ruth C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This zoo is so much Fun!! My entire family had a Blast .. great photos & location Wish we would of known Snacks and Drinks are allowed.. other than that it's Perfect!!! WE LOVED THIS ZOO!

Thank Eliza2525
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was a fantastic zoo for my family. My children loved all the animals. Very well maintained zoo and perfect weather. Even with the aquatics area closed this was still a great experience. No need to bring your own stroller as they had ones to...More

Thank gabeguerra
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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
9 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
12 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.