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Will Rogers Memorial Shrine of the Sun

4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906-5728
+1 719-578-5367
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Why do I have to go to the Zoo?

We drove up all the way just to see the shrine. After finally figuring out where to go, we noticed... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Linda C
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Lakewood, California
Views are breathtaking

You actually drive through the zoo to see this one. That was confusing for us initially. Climbing... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Joanna L
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Ephrata, Pennsylvania, United States
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4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906-5728
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Reviewed yesterday

We drove up all the way just to see the shrine. After finally figuring out where to go, we noticed that there was an entry gate and thought that we might have to pay to enter to see the Shrine. When we got to the...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You actually drive through the zoo to see this one. That was confusing for us initially. Climbing up the mountain in a car

Thank Joanna L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Will Rogers Shrine is located a lot of steps and a zig-zag drive above the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. Admission to the zoo also covers your admission to the Shrine. Once at the shrine, you can walk about it and see the beautiful sites of...More

Thank Nancy C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very impressive piece of architecture. Learning about Will Rogers through the photos on the wall very interesting. Fantastic views of Colorado Springs and surrounding area. Glad this was included in the zoo fee should not miss if you are visiting the zoo.

Thank Irene F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can see for miles and miles. The photos in the shrine are wonderful to see and read about. Easy climb up to the top and worth the trip.

Thank buckeph
Reviewed 8 August 2017

With the admission to Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, you can drive up to the shrine. You actually drive through the zoo to start. The shrine offered amazing overlooks of the area. There are also plaques naming what you are looking at in each direction. You can...More

Thank Jessica F
Reviewed 2 August 2017

We didn't realize this was included with the zoo entrance until we had already left the zoo. I just happened to read something online about it, so we went back (same day) and went to the shrine. So glad we went back. It was neat...More

Thank mom20032007
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Took the family up in the evening, after a long day at the zoo, but IT WAS TOTALLY WORTH IT! Scenic drive up the side of Cheyenne Mountain. Well kept grounds. Extremely polite and knowledgeable staff. Small museum with lots of information. And a wonderful...More

Thank docowens
Reviewed 19 July 2017

The Will Rogers Memorial Shrine of the Sun is included in the price of admittance to the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. You drive your vehicle through a road thru the zoo and up a mountain, where you park and walk up the steps to visit the...More

Thank japasi
Reviewed 13 July 2017

The road up to the Will Rogers Memorial is cut through rock and climbs a hearty mountain. It is worth the trip to learn some history of this famous humorist and to see the historical murals on the main level.

Thank lindaavogel
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