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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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Denver
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

I have been to several zoos and I love this zoo! Being able to interact with giraffes was so cool and a great experience.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Liked the overall experience, spent a fun day. Kids will love this place and i think i can always go back there too. The diversity of the animals in there is quite huge and we loved all the Giraffes, Bears and the cute Lemurs.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

We stopped here on a whim and were surprised by what we found. It's a smallish zoo but has some unique exhibits where you can interact with the animals. First, was the giraffe exhibit. You walk up a ramp and you're at almost eye level. It's a fun perspective. Make sure to buy some food and feed them too. They... More 

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Castle Rock, Colorado
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

The actual size and location of the zoo is very nice. The issue here is the overall happiness of the animals. The enclosures are tiny and there is very little for them to do. I've seen much better conditions at zoos in third world countries. Appalling!

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Xenia, Ohio
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10 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

My family and I visited this zoo last week. It was great! They offer a military discount, so that was a plus. The zoo is on the side of a mountain, so some areas you have to walk uphill quite a bit. They are under quite a bit of construction currently, so some areas were muddy. There is a lift... More 

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Mitchell, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Got to feed the giraffes as we were coming into the ZOO....they had soft noses and it was the first for me....loved the hands on...great place to visit!!!!

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Fort Lupton, Colorado
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

The zoo is built on the side of a mountain, but offers a tram so you don't have to trek up and down. It is also handicap accessible. The exhibits are built to be like the natural habitats, but allow you either to be very close (safely), or have a great view of the animals. The giraffe exhibit is the... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

This is a very fun zoo, but it is on the side of a mountain, so you will get a great work out. The zoo is clean and provides what appears to be a humane environment for the animals.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We are so fortunate to have such an extensive, educational and beautiful Zoo with breath-taking views of our fair-city. The Giraffe-Collection is the biggest in the country and if you live here I suggest getting the Yearly Pass to save money!! However, admission is worth every penny....Just Go when the weather is a little cool 50-60 degrees when the animals... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We bought the family membership to this zoo and are glad we did! Seeing the super friendly Giraffes are totally worth it! They're such funny creatures. The new Elephant exhibit is amazing. Tahoma, the moose, is quite the neat big fella. He's just so chill. I enjoy seeing his shed antlers hung up around his habitat. There's friendly and informative... More 

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