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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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Halloween at the zoo

We didn't know til we got there but it was Halloween at the zoo tonite. Made for a very interesting... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lufkin, Texas
via mobile

I cannot believe I have lived in the Springs for over five years and just now visited the zoo. This... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
via mobile
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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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“giraffe exhibit” (202 reviews)
“ski lift” (98 reviews)
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4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906-5755
+1 719-633-9925
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We didn't know til we got there but it was Halloween at the zoo tonite. Made for a very interesting time and kids galore. It was actually fun watching them truly enjoy themselves. A+ evening.

Thank ttiffin
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I cannot believe I have lived in the Springs for over five years and just now visited the zoo. This place was amazing. Very different from any other zoo I have visited. Maybe a little small, but I loved how the zoo was fit in...More

Thank COloveBirds
Reviewed 4 days ago

This zoo is amazing, You can feed the giraffe and even touch some of them. They also have a great training program with much of their animals, all you have to do is see where the next session will be taking place and be there....More

Thank Collette L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My husband and I had been here years ago, but were excited to take our infant here while on vacation. Getting up close & personal with the giraffes is always a treat as well as getting close to the wallabies! They are undergoing quite a...More

Thank Jennifer T
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Can get really busy and parking may be a bit challenging. Lots of fun - great gift shop for all ages. I know zoos may not be 100% politically correct but the animal seem to be well cared for. "Cages" roomy and look very humane....More

Thank leelouzon
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I used to visit this zoo a lot when my own children were small. They are grown now, so I hadn’t been back in years. A friend invited me to join them at the zoo, so I decided to go. I was not disappointed! They...More

Thank Melanie B
Reviewed 5 days ago

I was taken as a guest by a member. Gorgeous day! The walking can be steep...but elevators around. The giraffe sanctuary is amazing...feed and pet the giraffes....or get a hand licked! They are building a new area - penguins and I don't recall...so some animals...More

Thank mountainswans
Reviewed 5 days ago

I love this zoo so much, I joined as a Grandparent (great deal, as you can bring any or all of your grandkids with you when you go). We like to feed the giraffes and the birds - best to do in the morning before...More

Thank kcora
Reviewed 6 days ago

I've been to zoos all over the country (and a few in different countries) and I have to say this is my favorite. The zoo and animals are very well kept and the fact that the zoo is built into the side of a mountain...More

Thank Nick P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this place so much that I volunteer there any time I can! My family & I have been visiting for years and there's always something new and exciting to see. You can get up close with the animals (the ones who won't want...More

Thank Andi S
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Judie K
15 October 2017|
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Response from Kim C | Reviewed this property |
There is a chair lift
Damarius M
17 July 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
9 July 2017|
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Response from RBS69 | Reviewed this property |
Oh yes. 2-3 hours would be sufficient.