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Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

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4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906-5755
+1 719-633-9925
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Outstanding zoo! Amazing views!

This is one of the best zoos I have ever been to. The giraffe feeding area is so cool and the kids... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
5-Star Zoo

This zoo is spectacular. It is pricey - about $20 to $25/person - but our family agreed the price... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Siobhan M
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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.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sky ride” (218 reviews)
“giraffe exhibit” (206 reviews)
“ski lift” (100 reviews)
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4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906-5755
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is one of the best zoos I have ever been to. The giraffe feeding area is so cool and the kids absolutely love seeing the big purple tongues grabbing the lettuce. The walk through the zoo can be a bit strenuous as it is...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This zoo is spectacular. It is pricey - about $20 to $25/person - but our family agreed the price was absolutely worth it. The exhibits are terrific and the overall scenery of the zoo is incredible. The zoo is very hands-on throughout for example, we...More

Thank Siobhan M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The electric safari at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo was amazing! There were lights everywhere, and many of them moved to tell stories. My favorite moving lights display was an elephant shaking an apple tree to eat, and then the tree breaks. There were campfires spread throughout...More

Thank 871patrickjw
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I love the hands on at this zoo! And the staffs attentiveness to everyone! They also have amazing programs throughout the year! If you have teenagers and live in the area look into their zoo crew program! And if you’re visiting in December, check out...More

Thank Jeremiahstep
Reviewed 1 week ago

The animals were awesome to see up, close, and personal. We enjoyed our time there. It was a great workout too. Please time your time a view the whole zoo. We discover we miss some parts, but we still had a really great time.

Thank Danielle M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is our favorite zoo and place to take my guests visiting Colorado Springs. It's lovely with animals. Most of the big animals have natural habitat and not in a cage. Animals are well fed. Beer prepared to walk, climb up the hill and enjoy...More

Thank lamarcolorado
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here at night for the Xmas lights show and it was surprisingly fun. Was worried about the cold but they had fire pits stationed throughout. Most of the animals were either sleeping or put away inside but we still had a good time.

Thank Rick S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great zoo however if you are not use to some altitude don't do it on your first day. The whole zoo is on the hill side. They do have some elevators though!! Great views and wonderful array of animals!!

Thank Popknits
Reviewed 1 week ago

You wouldn't think about a mountainside zoo, but it's amazing. It's a heck of a workout so if you aren't in shape, need to take the shuttle to the top and work your way down. I couldn't believe the food. It just didn't seem like...More

Thank George623
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love this zoo. Before moving to the area, it was always a favorite to visit. We moved to the state this year and bought an annual pass. The giraffes are definitely the highlight but we enjoy the other animals and beautiful scenery as well....More

Thank texang6
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Richard A
4 December 2017|
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Response from Cheyenne_Mnt_Zoo | Property representative |
Current pricing (December through February) is: VALUE DAYS Adult (12-64)……………………$14.75 Child (3-11)……………………..$10.75 Seniors (65+)…………………..$12.75 Military Adult**…………………$11.75 Military Child**…………………..$7.75 Ages 2 and... More
Judie K
15 October 2017|
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Response from Kim C | Reviewed this property |
There is a chair lift
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