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Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

#3 of 147 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 Gem of a Zoo

I had been here a number of years ago and the zoo was so so. Just visited it again to take the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Parker, Colorado
Unique City Zoo!

I love this zoo because it is the most unique of any I have been to see. It is on a mountainside... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Christina K
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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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4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906-5755
+1 719-633-9925
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Reviewed yesterday

I had been here a number of years ago and the zoo was so so. Just visited it again to take the grandchildren and this is one of the very best zoos that I have been to. I was amazed at the animals and the...More

Thank erodrig26
Reviewed yesterday

I love this zoo because it is the most unique of any I have been to see. It is on a mountainside and somehow seems like a more natural landscape. The views are spectacular. Try feeding the giraffes, it's amazing - their heads are at...More

Thank Christina K
Reviewed yesterday

Went to the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo with my grandson and had a great time. All of the animals are in very nice surroundings. As we went through the zoo, I was thinking how very nice for a city the size of Colorado Springs to have...More

Thank 14waynet
Reviewed yesterday

Hands on zoo - beautiful scenery - great views of the Colorado Springs area. Highly recommend Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

Thank Christine M
Reviewed 2 days ago

Located on the side of a mountain, this zoo has beautiful views especially when you ride the ski lift. Loved the wallabies running around where you could pet them. Giraffe exhibit was fun. Only drawback was the aquatic center was being redone so we couldn't...More

Thank jarjarbinksnorman
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is really really nice zoo and the beautiful views are real plus. The zoo is laid out very well and is pleasure to walk through, lots of shade. It would have been nice if there would have been some rangers around to discuss &...More

Thank solomon_s_lkwd
Reviewed 3 days ago

On the side of a mountain this was a great zoo! Had a great walking flow to it although was little up hill at time. Lots of giraffes and kids love to feed them. There was a little one there when we visited. A big...More

Thank GJTravel
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I'm not a keen zoo person as I have seen some shocking conditions, which upset me. I'm also lucky enough to have seen most of the animals in the wild, so I can tell the difference between a bored elephant and a happy one. Overall...More

Thank jarvo2001
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This zoo is one of the highest rated in the US. Nicely laid out. Many many interesting animals. It's a must see

1  Thank Steve H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My family visited the zoo in July. It was quite hot and the zoo was busy, however the staff was doing a great job. The staff appears to truly care for the animals. I would have went back twice if we had time. Feeding the...More

Thank kidsmom2003
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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.