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Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

Address: 4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906
Phone Number: +1 719-633-9925
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Activities: Viewing wildlife
Owner description: Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is America's ONLY mountain zoo. Large alpine habitats are home to over 950...
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Activities: Viewing wildlife
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is America's ONLY mountain zoo. Large alpine habitats are home to over 950 different animals and approximately 180 species. All of your favorites are here - monkeys, hippos, tigers, elephants and bears (oh my!). Hand-feed their large reticulated giraffe herd, and experience animals up-close, like never before.
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Great Zoo that rivals Denver in almost every way. The amount of animals and the mountain side setting sets the CM Zoo apart from others. It is most definably on the side of a mountain so you will be walking up and down the mountain to see the exhibits, but it is well worth it.

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Commerce City, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

You have to go!!! Only zoo in North America on a Mountain. You can feed the giraffes (bring cash) and pet them. The zoo is awesome it is smaller than Denver's but very neat and the animals are much closer. Here is all you need to know my teenagers loved it and cant wait to go back. They are open... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This zoo is very nice. We had a wonderful time. We specially liked the Giraffe's. You can feed them and experience them up close and personal. It is clean with good food options. You will definitely get your exercise here walking around the exhibits, but the views are beautiful! Great way to get some fresh air, some exercise, and enjoy... More 

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Colorado
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19 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

this is a small zoo compared to zoos like San Diego, but it has some really unique enclosures that make it one of the most fun to visit. You get to see and feed the giraffes at eye level which is probably the best zoo experience I've seen. The aviary is open so birds fly around you and you can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

On the spur of the moment, we decided to go see the Christmas lights. It was wonderful. As it was evening, not all animals were available, but there was still plenty to see. The giraffes and elephants were my favorite. We fed and petted the giraffes! Firepits were located throughout the area do you could warm up from the winter... More 

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Colorado Springs
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

On the side of Cheyenne Mountain in Colorado Springs, this zoo is one of the best you will visit. Great facilities for a wide variety of the world's animals. Bring good footwear, some of the mountainside can be a bit steep.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Loved this zoo for 19 years and counting. The giraffes will entertain you while you feed them. Ride the trolly if the hills are too much. Get up close and personal with grizzlies. Wolves, moose, lions and tigers. So much fun at the new elephant exhibit. You won't be sorry that you came.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

love all zoo, this is a moutain zoo on a mountain side, omly take a few hours not a all day event... lots of hills breath taking views

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Lutheran All Faiths Cemetery; Queens, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

With a unique mountainside geography, chairlift and elevator for any unwilling to tackle the steep pathways, this zoo offers opportunities to observe the animals in a variety of settings. For instance, I can't recall seeing a tiger leap repeatedly into his personal pool and paddle about while cameras clicked.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Great place to spend a day with grand kids or family. Clean and goodfood to eat. Not to costly and very enjoyable.

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