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Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

#3 of 143 things to do in Colorado Springs Features Animals
4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906-5755
+1 719-633-9925
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Wonderful

Beautiful zoo with amazing views. Giraffe exhibit is fabulous. You are face to face with them... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2016
GerryP55
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Sarasota
Zoo on the Mountain

This Zoo is unique I that it is on the side of a mountain overlooking a the beautiful city of... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2016
Mary B
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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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 good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906-5755
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Reviewed 8 September 2016

Beautiful zoo with amazing views. Giraffe exhibit is fabulous. You are face to face with them. The layout of the zoo is much different than any zoo I have ever visited. You have to get there very early as the parking is limited and it...More

Thank GerryP55
Reviewed 8 September 2016

This Zoo is unique I that it is on the side of a mountain overlooking a the beautiful city of Colorado Springs. It has many species a great monkey/ape display and my favorite part? Ride the tram to the top and walk down feeding the...More

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We visit many zoos, and this one is one of the best. It's the only zoo that specializes in breeding giraffes, and the giraffe exhibit is the first to be encountered. The zoo is built into the side of a mountain, so there's lots of...More

Thank TrudiC44
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We stopped here on our last day with our cadet during Parent's Weekend for USAFA. It was labor day and the prices were a little higher than normal but we got there early and hit it at the perfect time. This zoo is amazing compared...More

Thank Scott P
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Nice zoo. We had a membership when my children were younger, but now we only come about once a year. They have made a lot of improvements over the last 5 years. Feel like the animals have much better habitat areas now. Lots of up...More

Thank Becca_6737
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Reasonable admission prices. Extremely knowledgeable and friendly staff. Emphasis on education and presentation of varied environments in a beautiful setting. Avoid weekends and holiday periods if you can. Very busy then.

Thank David C
Reviewed 5 September 2016

This is a great zoo. It's the most I've ever paid to go to a zoo, but it was a great zoo. They've got all the animals you would expect with great exhibits and an accessible layout. It's also on the side of a mountain,...More

Thank ertofu
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We always visit zoos....only a close second is the Cape May Zoo which is free in New Jersey, but this zoo is by far #1.

Thank Sara M
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We went to the zoo expecting it to be just like any other zoo, but were we surprised. We paid the extra 2 dollars to take the tram around the zoo, as the entire zoo is located on a mountain hillside and the walking is...More

Thank Klara C
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

While staying at the BroadMoor, we decided to take the kids over to the zoo for the afternoon (the hotel provides free shuttle service). It was definitely a highlight of our trip to Colorado Springs! Each and every employee we encountered was super friendly, helpful...More

Thank yolofam4
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Krystal N
How long does the avg trip take?
11 June 2017|
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Response from Alisa K | Reviewed this property |
If you live in Denver it is about an hour, hour and a half.
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Lisa R
Arthur electric scooters if you can't walk the whole zoo and your handicap
30 March 2017|
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Response from Cheyenne_Mnt_Zoo | Property representative |
Hi Lisa! The Zoo does indeed offer wheelchairs for rent, however, they aren't electric, and we do have a limited number. We also offer a wheelchair-accessible golf cart shuttle, just $2 for the entire day, that will drive... More
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Cheyenne J
How much does it cost to get into the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo?
5 March 2017|
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Response from Cheyenne_Mnt_Zoo | Property representative |
Hi Cheyenne! Current pricing (March 2017) is: Adult (12-64)……………………$19.75 Child (3-11)……………………..$14.75 Seniors (65+)…………………..$17.75 Military Adult**…………………$16.75 Military Child**…………………$11.75 Ages 2 and... More
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