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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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I really like this zoo. Human and animal interactions were very seamless in that you can see and touch at lot of the animals without feeling they are caged. Also, the zoo was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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Denver, Colorado
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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

I really like this zoo. Human and animal interactions were very seamless in that you can see and touch at lot of the animals without feeling they are caged. Also, the zoo was small enough to fell like it is a easy walk.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

We stopped at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo on a whim (we were on our way to the Great Sand Dunes National Park). GPS worked fine to find it although we ended up taking a little longer route through some of the Broadmoor neighborhood in the area -- which was lovely. Parking at the zoo was a little tight but we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

With our 2-year old son. Located in a beautiful setting with a good size. Not overloaded but a good variety and nicely arranged. Everything easily reachable and walkable. Our boy loved the giraffes and budgie feeding. Perfect day for the family.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

I went with my family for the light show during the holidays and it was wonderful. We still got to see pretty much all the animals.

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Mesa, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Started in 1926 by Spencer Penrose, responsible for Colorado Springs tourism, this zoo has curator talks all day long. It is best to plan your visit around what talks you want to see before you go. Beware the zoo is built on hills and there are only planned stops the tram makes. The zoo does charge extra for the tram... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

Great trip for the kids. From the giraffes to the Penguins to the sky lift greatest zoo in America Take the short drive to the Will Roger shrine you don't want to miss it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We had lots of fun at this zoo in Colorado Springs. I guess that I had it built up in my mind to be a little better than it was. I have been in several zoos that were every bit as good and a few even better. One thing I haven't ever got to experience at another zoo is feeding... More 

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Weatherford, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

We took my 2 yr old here and he loved it. There was so much to see and do. The zoo was clean and the views were amazing. We saw animals our zoo in TX didn't have, so that was really cool. We went on a cold rainy day and we still had fun! We plan to go again! Highly... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We live in Colorado Springs and go to the zoo several times a year. It's built onto a hillside, so you will have some walking to do. They have great exhibits to include the Giraffes and have expanded the elephant/rhino area. They also have great holiday events (halloween trick or treating and christmas lights).

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Miami Beach
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This is the only zoo built on a mountain, and so you have to know what you're getting into. There are steep hills to climb (and descend), but you almost don't notice the effort required because you're loving the animals. The first exhibit was the giraffes - it's a little disorienting to be at eye-level with them, but then you... More 

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Address: 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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