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Address: 4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906
Phone Number: +1 719-633-9925
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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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Located at the base of Cheyenne Mountain it's one of the best Zoos in the Rocky Mountains. The Giraffe exhibit is outstanding. You are at eye level with them and can hand feed... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Located at the base of Cheyenne Mountain it's one of the best Zoos in the Rocky Mountains. The Giraffe exhibit is outstanding. You are at eye level with them and can hand feed them. Be sure to take the Sky Tram and soar over the tops of the exhibition areas. It is on a mountain side so there are some... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

We really enjoyed our visit to this zoo! The views alone were worth coming and love the extra trip to the Will Rogers shrine! The zoo has lots of animals and there is a sky ride (very slow moving!) that is fun. The sky ride is an extra charge but worth it for the view on the way down --... More 

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Yukon, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

This was the most prettiest zoo I've ever been too! Absolutely loved the giraffes and was amazed that you did not even have to pay to walk up to them and pet them. Zoo was well taken care of and as were the animals. Also loved all the wallabys jumping around freely. One of the best zoo's I've been too!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Great little zoo in Colorado Springs. Who says you have to be a kid to have fun at the zoo! Really enjoyable experience with lots of exhibits and cool things to see and do!

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

A few of the cages seem too small for the animals that they contained, but overall this is an excellent zoo that has a nice variety of animals.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Smaller zoo in great setting. Very interactive and playful. Animals seem happy and well taken care of and seem to enjoy the social interaction with their guests. Feeding the giraffes romaine lettuce was really fun. They are set down low so their heads are on same level as people. They are quite flirty (see photo). This is a zoo where... More 

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Monument, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

My daughter wanted to do something fun and she begged to go to the zoo. It has been a little bit and they have really modified their lion and elephant exhibits. The zoo offers shuttles as it is a vertical experience that takes elevating experience to a new level. We walked it and hiked it and it was fantastic. The... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Giraffe feeding is the highlight of the Zoo for us. Pay $3-5 dollars to feed lettuce to the giraffes, they'll take the leaves right out of your hand with their long purple tongues. Be ready for a climb as this Zoo is literally on the side of a mountain. They do their best to make sure you don't feel like... More 

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Hemet, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

This is a must see zoo. It is built on the hillside but includes some elevators to help but they did a great job of winding back and forth so we really didn't notice the walk. The valley views were great. Part of your fee goes to support several animal charities and you are give a token to vote on... More 

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Mason City, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

Don't miss the giraffes. Would probably skip the ski lift ride to the top if we went again...not much up there.

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