Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, Colorado Springs

4.7
#1 of 7 in Zoos & Aquariums in Colorado
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo 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. Take a look at our Colorado Springs trip planner to schedule your visit to Cheyenne Mountain Zoo and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • What a fun day! Visitors have the opportunity to feed many types of animals including giraffes, an elephant, domestic goats, and chickens. There is much ground to cover, some of it steep. (Take your t...  more »
  • This place is so beautiful. The best zoo experience I've ever had. It is built into the side of the mountain and is quite an easy walk through. The feeding experiences throughout are amazing. Feeding ...  more »
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  • This place is so beautiful. The best zoo experience I've ever had. It is built into the side of the mountain and is quite an easy walk through. The feeding experiences throughout are amazing. Feeding the giraffes was so much fun. We didn't take the lift, but definitely will the next time make it out here!
  • I've lived in Colorado Springs pretty much my whole life and this is a great zoo. I have visited many other zoos but this one is unique for its mountainside setting, boasting great views of the city. They've really improved the exhibits over the time we've lived here. The Rocky Mountain and African exhibits are our favorites. The giraffe feeding is tons of fun for kids and adults. Entrance also includes access to the Will Rogers Shrine above the zoo, with amazing views of Colorado Springs. Highly recommend for adults and kids alike!

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