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Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

#3 of 146 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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A lion, tiger and bear...oh my!

What an unexpected treat! I have been to many zoos across the country...this one has them all... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2017
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Electric Light Safari- night visit

I had been looking forward to this but was a little disappointed that some areas closed off ( some... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2017
Paraparamu, New Zealand
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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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4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906-5755
+1 719-633-9925
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

What an unexpected treat! I have been to many zoos across the country...this one has them all beat. The zoo is built into the mountainside which is truly unique. But, if you have trouble walking you might want to take the guided tour in their...More

Thank cinrob7
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

I had been looking forward to this but was a little disappointed that some areas closed off ( some due to snow) and many animals were not visible. Love seeing the pics on facebook but didn't relate to the experience I had at the zoo.

Thank Denise_MM
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Beautiful zoo with great animals! Unique location and setting, on the side of Cheyenne Mountain, gorgeous views of Colorado Springs. Good little places to eat inside, Kind of pricy. Great gift shop for souvenirs.

Thank Jdani17
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We have been to this zoo a few times before and have always enjoyed it. There is an interactive giraffe exhibit that allows you to feed them. The views from the zoo are spectacular as it sits high about the Springs. We tried the Electric...More

Thank nathansgirl21
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We've been here twice before. Each time has been different. We enjoyed walking around on a beautiful sunny day in winter to visit again.

Thank kcevenson
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Electric Zoo- fun event though it was cold. Lines were a bit long. Prefer to prepay and walk in than wait 30 minutes in line

Thank Sheila E
Reviewed 30 December 2016

I live in the Springs and am a huge fan of the zoo. We went to Electric Safari a couple of nights ago with my daughter and neighbors and really enjoyed it. The lions were sleeping in their den. (Those paws are massive). Got to...More

Thank gwengweed
Reviewed 23 December 2016

The zoo is a little different than most others that we have visited, which was a nice change. It has lots of hills which allows for a good work out. The lift chairs made it feel like an amusement park for the kids. We have...More

1  Thank LeeJad
Reviewed 23 December 2016

I hope visitors to this zoo like giraffes. There is some hill climbing to get around. The tram is fun.

Thank van3300
Reviewed 23 December 2016

One can visit year around. The summer is great, as you can have your picnic lunch near your favorite animal. When you are finished, one can hit the gift shops for those Colorado souvenirs. Fun time.

Thank cindigary
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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 RBS69 | Reviewed this property |
Oh yes. 2-3 hours would be sufficient.
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.