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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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The Only Mountain Zoo in America

This place always will put a smile on your face. The animals they have are displayed in a great... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2017
Dwayne A
Parker, Colorado
Wonderful Zoo!

The best zoo I've been to. Lots of interaction with the animals. Views are incredible. Feeding... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2017
Heather H
Chicago, Illinois
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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” (212 reviews)
“giraffe exhibit” (202 reviews)
“ski lift” (98 reviews)
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4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906-5755
+1 719-633-9925
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Reviewed 24 March 2017

This place always will put a smile on your face. The animals they have are displayed in a great way. The walk may tire you out a bit, but it is well worth it. They also have what they call The Mountaineer Sky Ride (Gondolla)...More

Thank Dwayne A
Reviewed 23 March 2017

The best zoo I've been to. Lots of interaction with the animals. Views are incredible. Feeding the giraffes was so cool. Loved the ski lift ride to see the entire grounds.

Thank Heather H
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

I loved to woodsy, mountainous setting of this zoo. It felt like I was on a mountain hike that happened to have animals. The animals were very close up and personal. Everything except the monkey house smelled fresh and clean. It's easy to spend several...More

Thank Manddymill
Reviewed 22 March 2017

If you want a "zoo experience" with a stunning view, this is your zoo. Everything about this place is well done. From the rental wagons to transport the little people in your group to the thoughtfully designed viewing areas of the beautiful animals, (feeding the...More

Thank Rita D
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Went with my family and our kids it's so fun there id's a ride that takes you through the entire place with one pmt and if you can ride the lift to the extra level it's worth the price. Fun under the sun

Thank S2838KBluciag
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We bought a family season pass because we have so much fun when we visit this zoo. Our favorite part about it is being able to be up close and personal with the giraffe and being able to feed them lettuce leaves and pet them....More

Thank Amber H
Reviewed 21 March 2017

A day spent at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is a can't miss experience. It was the most interactive animal experience we've ever had with up close and personal interactions with the animals - feeding giraffes, an elephant and rhino, plus really informed zoo staff who...More

Thank 7candicek
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

It was a gorgeous day....at a just as gorgeous zoo. It is literally built into side of mountain....so do be ready for a little work walking through. The giraffe exhibit is out of this world.....loved feeding and petting them. We also paid to feed one...More

Thank BeauchTravels
Reviewed 19 March 2017

I've been to a lot of zoos and this is one of the best. The layout and wayfinding is logical and easy to follow...the color-coded zoo sections makes it easy. I really like how well art and play areas are integrated along the walkway and...More

Thank barbara b
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Absolutely love this zoo. Beautiful location high on the side of Cheyenne Mountain with great views of the city and closeup access to the animals. Loved feeding the giraffes! Well worth the trip!

Thank robdavisdesign1
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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
9 July 2017|
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Response from RBS69 | Reviewed this property |
Oh yes. 2-3 hours would be sufficient.