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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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What a great day!

I visited the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo on a beautiful Wednesday in February with my family. I was... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2017
via mobile
Nice zoo with mountain setting

This is a nice clean zoo. Be willing to walk uphill. But worth the effort. Spent a fun afternoon... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2017
April D
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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
+1 719-633-9925
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Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

I visited the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo on a beautiful Wednesday in February with my family. I was amazed that it was not more crowded. We had a fantastic time feeding the giraffes (which costs $) as well as some lizards (which was free). The docents...More

Thank RockyMtnDiver
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

This is a nice clean zoo. Be willing to walk uphill. But worth the effort. Spent a fun afternoon here.

Thank April D
Reviewed 23 February 2017

A really good place to visit. The animals have experiences - like higher eating ie. not on the ground that seem to keep them very happy. The giraffes were favorites - you can buy a bunch of lettuce and feed them at their height and...More

Thank kellerjb10
Reviewed 23 February 2017

if your in the Springs for more than a day you must visit the Zoo...it is unique indeed...what other Zoo makes you walk up and down a hilly walkway??? well, maybe in Europe or Asia, but I don't know of any other in the USA...that...More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Great zoo for up close experiences with animals. Can be seen in a couple of hours. Animals were active and close enough to be easily seen. The highlight is clearly feeding the giraffes. This is a great place for kids, but adults can enjoy it...More

Thank LindaDavid G
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We had a fun couple of hours at the zoo. Loved feeding the giraffes. Lots of walking as it really is on the side of a mountain. A couple of the large exhibits were being renovated, so no animals there. However, it's well worth a...More

Thank Rosemary D
Reviewed 20 February 2017

I have been to several Zoo attractions and I would rate this one in top 2. My husband and I had been there several years before with our son. We enjoyed it then but life got busy and traveled to other attractions. We went back...More

Thank luv2workout777
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Whenever I have friends or family visit I recommend the zoo. And I always go with and I always love it. Young, teens, adults or seniors - it's a great way to spend the day. Walking involved, but there are trams for people that need...More

Thank loribM1953JP
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Don't miss this wonderful zoo in the great Rocky Mountains. Animals are well cared for and happy. A great thing to do with visitors and especially children.

Thank Stella M
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and I visited here on our recent honeymoon and we had the most amazing day! I am a huge animal lover and the way the zoo is designed you actually get up close with animals! The setting is also gorgeous and has amazing...More

Thank Chrissy K
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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.
Krystal N
12 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.