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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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A Unique Zoo in a Unique Environment

Aside from being a pretty clean zoo, the way it was built on a mountain side makes even more... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Blaine S
Cocoa, United States
Tried seeing the electric safari on 12/9/17

The traffic driving up was horrible. As we got onto lake ave from heading north on Nevada, we hit a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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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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“sky ride” (214 reviews)
“giraffe exhibit” (204 reviews)
“ski lift” (99 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

Aside from being a pretty clean zoo, the way it was built on a mountain side makes even more unique. The paths terrace along the mountain throughout the zoo and gives great views of the terrain below. Out of all the zoo's we have gone...More

Thank Blaine S
Reviewed 4 days ago

The traffic driving up was horrible. As we got onto lake ave from heading north on Nevada, we hit a traffic jam. We were worried the parking lot would be full. We tired calling the zoo 3 times, no answer. We ended up being right....More

Thank Moneal810
Cheyenne_Mnt_Zoo, Public Relations Manager at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Melisa. (I know we corresponded on this topic separately, but I wanted to provide some explanation for those who will read this review.) We had an unusually busy night this night due to the nice weather. Typically, our first weekend of Electric Safari tends...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a great zoo. It is on a montain-side at a high elevation though, so might not be for everyone. The exhibits are natural, so sometimes a little hard to see what you re looking for. Restaurants inside have pretty good food. Nice half...More

Thank beachbumBELLA
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent day at the zoo. Fed the giraffes and had a great time with the granddaughter. Ride the shuttle all day. Well worth the extra.

Thank Douglas R
Reviewed 1 week ago

This zoo is unique in many respects. Most obvious is that it is built into the side of Cheyenne Mountain, which gives it a very natural feel. They do have shuttles for people that can’t accommodate the up and down but it isn’t as had...More

Thank Hank S
Reviewed 1 week ago

First and foremost, it appears that the animals are in large and appropriate habitats. Throughout the day I saw plenty of zoo personnel with the animals and interacting with them. I watched the bobcat presentation which was really interesting. The tiger exhibit and giraffe exhibit...More

Thank psudino
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to the zoo while visiting Colorado Springs over the Thanksgiving Holiday. Wonderful zoo with a wide variety of animals. Many activities including feeding the giraffes and birds. There is a sky ride too with breathtaking views of the Springs! Would recommend visiting while...More

Thank Rose B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our favorite experiences included feeding the giraffes and riding the sky ride. There was a large variety of animals but like in many other zoos, they were lazy. Not the zoo’s fault. Other than that, the employees were friendly, the fried Oreos were bomb, and...More

Thank Nathan N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had visited Denver zoo as part of this trip and hadn’t planned to do another zoo. Especially as we were disappointed with the Denver one. However we found ourselves with nothing to do one day so cane along. What a great zoo!!!! The giraffes...More

Thank Haeadie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited over the Thanksgiving break and fell in love. So many beautiful animals in an amazing natural background. It’s amazing and so peaceful. My husband and teenager have said this is on their top three things we have done in Colorado Springs.

Thank Danitexan
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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