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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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We have been to many zoos but this zoo had a very nice layout. All the animals were happy, well... read more

Reviewed March 17, 2017
Mission, Texas
via mobile
So many chances to directly interact with animals!

Being from Omaha, I know a good zoo when I see one. What impressed me about this zoo was all of the... read more

Reviewed March 16, 2017
Jan G
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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.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906-5755
+1 719-633-9925
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Reviewed March 17, 2017 via mobile

We have been to many zoos but this zoo had a very nice layout. All the animals were happy, well cared for. The view was beautiful! This is the best zoo on our list.

Thank Beka41
Reviewed March 16, 2017 via mobile

Being from Omaha, I know a good zoo when I see one. What impressed me about this zoo was all of the opportunities to interact with animals. We started with feeding the giraffes; they were not shy about wanting to eat, and we got some...More

Thank Jan G
Reviewed March 16, 2017 via mobile

We bought the admission with the sky rail ride. It is such a slow moving ride, overlooking nothing exciting. The rule is you have to get off at the top and stand in line again. There is absolutely nothing to see at the top. The...More

Thank Kimberly S
Reviewed March 16, 2017 via mobile

My family had so much fun here. It's a really fun zoo. It has a good amount of animals. There was a good number of animals that happened to be not there at our visit because of vet visits or other circumstances but there were...More

Thank hlosacco
Reviewed March 15, 2017

Lovely zoo with interactive displays! Feeding the Giraffes lettuce, being able to watch other animals feed or take bath, and hunting for the big cats in their displays makes a great experience for visitors. There is a So an amazing view of the city!

Thank tarao533
Reviewed March 15, 2017 via mobile

The giraffes make this zoo, you can feed them up close and personal. It also has beautiful views of Colorado Springs, especially if you drive up to the Shrine of the Sun.

Thank Rachel H
Reviewed March 13, 2017

The only mountain zoo in the United States. Every Summer my youngest son spends three weeks at the zoo for their Zoo Day camp. Where they lear about all the animals, conservation ideas and the zoo. If you are in the Colorado Springs area I...More

Thank I3518KLmichaeld
Reviewed March 13, 2017

This is a great zoo. From the giraffe barn to the bird house. Beautiful setting and lots of animals.

Thank Pat B
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Being an army wife, I have been to many different zoos. This one is my favorite for a few reasons. Reasonably priced, small enough to to see it all but with plenty of interesting animals. Of course the best part is feeding the giraffes! Last...More

Thank Christine C
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

I grew up coming to this zoo with my parents. It has been about 15 years since I have been, last. This has been very enjoyable, from feeding the giraffes, to petting the wallaby. It's so great to see animals able to roam. The staff...More

Thank Holly J
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Judie K
October 14, 2017|
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Response from Kim C | Reviewed this property |
There is a chair lift
Damarius M
July 17, 2017|
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Response from Cheyenne_Mnt_Zoo | Property representative |
Hi Damarius, as many others have correctly answered, we do indeed have Peak and non-Peak days wherein pricing is different. As always, pricing depends on what day you choose to visit, the size of your party, and if you... More
July 8, 2017|
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Response from RBS69 | Reviewed this property |
Oh yes. 2-3 hours would be sufficient.