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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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Hot. In July Mountain ride does not allow u to walk down. Walking up mountain w 5 year old is an experience wonderful animal exhibits

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Hot. In July Mountain ride does not allow u to walk down. Walking up mountain w 5 year old is an experience wonderful animal exhibits

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Quincy, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was a little hesitant about paying $25 for a zoo -- the zoo around me is free and really not all that exciting. BUT! I am glad I did - this zoo is awesome and so worth every penny and step. There is a lot of animal interaction opportunities. We got to touch a giraffe, watch grizzly bears be... More 

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Thank Kayley H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Awesome!!! This was the best zoo I have ever been to. Definitely beats any other zoo. The first exhibit we went to was the giraffes. You could feed them lettuce. If you have little kids this is the zoo to go to. There where other exhibits, but this one was the one I will remember.

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Thank Will Q
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very cool place. The sky ride is nice break from all the walking . nice that water was available lots of places lots of exhibitso very enjoyable

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

This zoo is one of the best I have ever been to! We got to see animals that are not at a lot of zoos and got to see them very close! The giraffes are so cool to feed! The exhibits are really neat and the grizzly bears were the highlight of our trip- they were playing in the water... More 

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

It wasn't our intention to be at the zoo from opening to close, but there was so much to see that we couldn't leave. We lucked out with the weather, some clouds and high temp in the upper 70s. Our first stop was the sky ride. Once you buy the ticket, you get unlimited rides. One time up for me... More 

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Thank Kim D
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Love this zoo. Feed the giraffes. Check the website for feeding times. Use the map. Drive to the shrine. Mind the peacocks.

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Thank MaryRose503
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Don't go during the spring. We went in Easter Day and they only had about 5 exhibits open due to 'cold weather' they can't open exhibits of the climate is too cold for a certain animal.

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Thank Corbin H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went to this zoo in July on my wife's birthday.she loves giraffes and this zoo has a lot of them, and you are allowed,for a small fee, to feed them.it was a great experience.the zoo also has many other animal species of all kinds.one special feature is the zoos location,which is right on the side of a mountain.you can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Coming from a Zoo where you have a 50/50 chance of seeing the animals to a Zoo where you are almost guaranteed to see all the animals, with the exception of a few, is so awesome!

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