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Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

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Address: 4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906-5755
Phone Number: +1 719-633-9925
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Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is America's ONLY mountain zoo. Large alpine habitats...

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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So much fun!

We were moving from Colorado and wanted to visit one last time. We had been here before for the Electric Safari, which was beautiful, but wanted to come see the giraffes again... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We were moving from Colorado and wanted to visit one last time. We had been here before for the Electric Safari, which was beautiful, but wanted to come see the giraffes again. The zoo gets extremely packed on the weekends during the summer, so we made sure to arrive before it opened and there was still plenty of parking. Tickets... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

You have to come here and feed the giraffes! I really went to this zoo thinking I've been to so many zoos how could this be much different, but I was wrong. I've never been to a zoo where you get to be so close to the animals! Also the view of the mountains is breathtaking. The sky ride was... More 

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Tomball, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I tried to visit zoos in whatever city I might go to. This is due was one-of-a-kind. I have not seen another quite like it. As the name implies it is built into the side of the mountain. Literally. The zoo is a vertical zoo. You enter on one level and see a few animals, then you go either up... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This zoo is awesome! Situated along the mountain side, it is beautiful and a great home for all the animals! Feed the Giraffes, visit the gorillas, and elephants, no matter what you and the kids will have a blast! Don't want to walk? Take the tram 😉

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is fabulous. You are really close to the animals, and you get to FEED THE GIRAFFES!!! I thought that was great, I was more excited than the kids. We were also able to see the hippos, they were so close. I did feel bad for the animals, because they did not have a big area to... More 

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Castle Rock, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

There's a lot of walking to see all the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo has to offer. As the name suggests, it's seems as if it's built on the side of a mountain, so you're walking up and down slopes most of the time, now flat plazas. You get a workout. It has many exhibits where you can get very close to... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

As a long time resident of Colorado Springs, our local zoo has improved greatly over the past years. Now that we have a grandchild, we are visiting more often. The exhibits and habitats for the animals are interesting and very interactive with the animals. Even with enclosures, you feel as if you are seeing the animals in their natural surroundings.... More 

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Colorado Springs
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is the highest zoo in the United States. We have the largest herd of reticulated giraffes in the world. It does require some walking uphill, but is well worth the effort. Most all of the enclosures have been upgraded to a more natural environment. Be prepared to arrive early and spend the day. If you are interested,... More 

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Cibolo, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been too many zoos all over the country, i must day this is my favorite. The views from the zoo are spectacular. It isn't overcrowded to where you aren't able to experience any if the animal feedings due to long lines. I have kids ranging from 5 -13 and have brought nieces and nephews ages 14-18 and they... More 

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Broomfield, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a super family friendly zoo with lots to see. Gorgeous scenery of the Springs as well. It is located on the side of a mountain so be prepared to do lots of walking up and down inclines. There is availability for an extra fee of a tram that picks you up and takes you and also a skyway... More 

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