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Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

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4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906-5755
+1 719-633-9925
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Most unique zoo you have ever been to.

The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is located within the mountain range and laid out very uniquely. It's... read more

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Zack C
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California
Nice Zoo

I have never been to this zoo before. It was large but compact because of exhibits on different... read more

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mom4964
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Haltom City, Texas
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Colorado Springs is home to America’s ONLY mountain zoo. Located at 6,800 feet above sea level, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo offers breathtaking views of the city and of its 750 animals. The unique design of the Zoo’s animal exhibits gets guests closer than ever before. Hand-feed one of the largest reticulated giraffe herds in the world, watch grizzlies swim with trout, hop next to red-necked wallabies and get hands on with some of the Zoo’s smaller residents in The Loft. Have a WILD adventure at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo – see the animals, ride an antique carousel, eat a gourmet lunch at the Grizzly Grill and ride the Mountaineer Sky Ride to the Zoo’s summit. Visit 365 days a year for family fun at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.
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  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ski lift” (103 reviews)
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4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906-5755
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Reviewed today

The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is located within the mountain range and laid out very uniquely. It's interesting to be at a zoo that is not flat, and to accommodate those that find walking up and down hilly paths not so easy, there is a golf...More

Thank Zack C
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Reviewed today

I have never been to this zoo before. It was large but compact because of exhibits on different levels of the mountainside. Lots of cool animals and a chair lift ride that takes you half way up the mountain. The view from which is spectacular....More

Thank mom4964
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Reviewed today

The zoo is on the side of the mountain so you are always going up. Once you get there you hav a great view of the city. The zoo is well organized. Animals are cared for and have wonderful enclosures. Weather is accounted for (it...More

Thank Michelle E
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This zoo is an awesome Mountain zoo. There is a lot of up hill climbing but it’s worth it. And you must take the time to drive up to the shrine. It’s a very beautiful building and view of Colorado Springs and the mountains.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went early to avoid the crowd and beat the rain. Recommend others do the same. One complaint is inconsistencies in admission policies from one gate staff employee to the next, especially when interpreting the definition of a "guest" being escorted by zoo members.

Thank CountingCounties
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Reviewed 2 days ago

While visiting my daughter we took a short trip to the zoo with our 2 grand boys, they are only 2 and don't last long on trips. It was a warm morning but great weather. The zoo has changed over the years, I think I...More

Thank Jeffrey C
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It’s been a long time since I’ve been to the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. Many of the displays and exhibits remain the same, except for the upcoming Hippo and Penguin section, which is currently under construction and ready sometime in 2019. Their are many sections to...More

Thank Nucci_Italiano
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I couldn’t believe how amazing this place was! The habitats were really well designed and the animals seemed to have a lot of space to roam around. The staff were friendly and were a wealthy of information. The food was well priced and shockingly tasted...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

My friends and I had a personal tour with a docent. She was so knowledgable and really gave us so much time. People friendly zoo. Good options for lunch as well. Unique zoo.

Thank Kendra H
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was a good place to visit. It was was $20 a person. We paid the extra $4 per person to ride the sky ride, which we thought was worth it. There were a variety of animals. It was a little different than other zoos....More

Thank Jaceyellen2019
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Lacy D
August 19, 2018|
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Response from Kendra H | Reviewed this property |
A total of 5 animals died. A vulture that is endangered and had been brought in to breed. A duck, a meerkat, a peacock, and another bird (forget which one)
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desipott
May 24, 2018|
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Response from Susan R | Reviewed this property |
I would think parking would be very difficult over a holiday weekend. They do have a lower lot and a shuttle bus to take you up, but the place would also be VERY crowded. Going on a weekday is probably a better bet... More
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2daisy
May 22, 2018|
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Response from Priscilla M | Reviewed this property |
I didn’t see any otters but I saw a beaver. I don’t think anyone was feeding him though
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