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Address: 4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906
Phone Number: +1 719-633-9925
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Viewing wildlife
Description: Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is America's ONLY mountain zoo. Large alpine...
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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nice zoo- Giraffes were awesome

This is a nice zoo and Young and Old will like that they can pet Giraffes. My kids are 17 & 18 and thought this was the best thing.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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New Berlin, Wisconsin
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New Berlin, Wisconsin
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This is a nice zoo and Young and Old will like that they can pet Giraffes. My kids are 17 & 18 and thought this was the best thing.

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Pascagoula
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We had a private evening party that started with a bang...feeding the huge tower of giraffe. What a welcome! We ate a gourmet meal afterwards, and then had the zoo to ourselves. The facility is huge, and very clean, and the staff was outstanding. The only reason I didn't rate it outstanding is because at dusk, there were no pathway... More 

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Osage, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Beautiful, clean zoo that is perfect for kids. Built in to the side of the mountain it goes up rather than all spread out so you miss different exhibits. Our family loved it!

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Lexington, South Carolina
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34 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We have a fabulous zoo and did not think it was be good use of our time to visit the zoo but was at a company event. This is a very unusual zoo with a very relaxing atmosphere for walking and enjoying the mountains. With the largest Giraffe heard in North America, the indoor feeding area was very special. They... More 

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Colorado
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

I worked here when I was a teenager and I will forever love this place. Went back a week ago and fell back in love with it. I truly believe this zoo is second only to San Diego Zoo. The exhibits are fantastic. They do a great job keeping them happy and healthy. It is well worth the price! Side... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We arrived at 8:45. By 9:00 opening, parking lot was already a 1/5 full on a saturday. We stayed for morning, walked to giraffes at the beginning. Pretty amazing. Left at 11:30 and the line to get in the parking lot was really long.

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Caracas, Venezuela
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

It's a very large zoo, well designed. There were lots of people today but the place is so large it didn't feel terribly crowded. The amazing views of the valley compete in a good way with the sighting of the animals. Recommended.

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Denver
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

This was our second time visiting this zoo and it was even better than the first. My kids, 9 & 11, love zoos in general, and we have visited many public and private zoos in the US and other countries. What makes this zoo so great is the amount of interaction the kids get. We never tire of feeding the... More 

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Vienna, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

This unique Mountain zoo is a must see for any zoo aficionado. You'll be up close and personal to the animals especially the giraffes who will be licking your ears. You will also see orangutans, wallabies, lions, tigers and bears! And another added benefit is the ride up to the mountain with many neat views.

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Peyton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

This zoo has a great layout. You certainly get your exercise due to the varying elevation. They have added a look of great exhibits in the last few years

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Address: 4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906
Phone Number: +1 719-633-9925
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Colorado Springs
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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