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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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Excellent Zoo with Great Views

We were visiting family in the Denver area and enjoy visiting zoos. We are members of the Columbus... read more

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KfromOhio
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Galloway, Ohio
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Great zoo!

Very friendly staff and good exhibits. I love how closely you were able to interact with the... 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.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“giraffe exhibit” (223 reviews)
“sky ride” (226 reviews)
“feed giraffes” (71 reviews)
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4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906-5755
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Reviewed today via mobile

We were visiting family in the Denver area and enjoy visiting zoos. We are members of the Columbus zoo, so look forward to visiting highly rated zoos. We were trying to determine whether to visit the Denver or Cheyenne mountain zoos based on description and...More

Thank KfromOhio
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Reviewed today via mobile

Very friendly staff and good exhibits. I love how closely you were able to interact with the animals. I would recommend for all ages.

Thank jennifer t
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Reviewed today

It was a wonderful day with our grandchildren. Getting to feed the giraffes and pet them was huge. Going to each exhibit to see the different animals and finding out information concerning each breed was fun and informative. We were there in the afternoon so...More

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Reviewed today

Our family loves animals and loves zoos and this is one of the best. We are still partial to the Omaha Zoo (but that zoo is unbelievable), but this zoo is a close 2nd for us. Easy to get too, parking was a little tight/small...More

Thank barryIowa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I cannot day enough good things about this zoo. Feeding the giraffes is such a fun experience. We have done this at other zoos but it is so much more fun here. It is amazing how close you get to the giraffes. We loved the...More

Thank KRaegan
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a beautiful place with many animals. The giraffes were the best! The animal shows were awesome too, and plentiful...it just so happened that we caught several of them because we were there. We spent 8 hours there and saw everything except the wolves....More

Thank Brandi L
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We adore this zoo. When we are in town (a month or two our of every year) we go once or twice a week. If you are going more than once invest in the lettuce punch card for the giraffes. My kids could spend all...More

Thank dragoncoach
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Reviewed 2 days ago

By far, the best zoo we've ever been to. Immaculate grounds and enclosures for the animals. Super friendly staff. Food was good too!

Thank Kris G
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What an amazing and awesome zoo! I always have felt bad in the past when I see zoo animals in some terrible exhibits but not here! They have beautiful habitats here. The giraffe habitat was the best. You can feed them fresh lettuce and their...More

Thank lynnkolt
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What an awesome zoo. We spent 5 hours walking around and seeing all the animals. A must see is also the ride up to the shrine, which is included with your admission

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desipott
25 May 2018|
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Response from Susan R | Reviewed this property |
I would think parking would be very difficult over a holiday weekend. They do have a lower lot and a shuttle bus to take you up, but the place would also be VERY crowded. Going on a weekday is probably a better bet... More
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2daisy
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Response from Priscilla M | Reviewed this property |
I didn’t see any otters but I saw a beaver. I don’t think anyone was feeding him though
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2daisy
9 May 2018|
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Response from Cheyenne_Mnt_Zoo | Property representative |
Yes, we have North American river otters in Rocky Mountain Wild, between the grizzly viewing tower and the lynx exhibit!
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