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Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, Colorado Springs
(4.6/5 based on 3,000+ reviews on the web)
Home to more than 750 animals, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is the only mountainside zoo in the United States. Apart from the mountainous surroundings, the zoo is home to the largest herd of reticulated giraffes in the country. Visit the tall animals and consider paying an extra fee for a few leaves of lettuce to hand-feed the gentle creatures. The zoo is also home to a refurbished 1937 carousel and a host of gift shops and restaurants. Use our Colorado Springs trip generator to add Cheyenne Mountain Zoo and other attractions to your Colorado Springs vacation plans.
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  • What a fantastic family destination. Reasonable price of admission and they allow you to bring in your own food, so makes for an affordable full day experience. The enclosures were very nice and the l...  more »
  • This zoo essential starts at the bottom of a hill and you are walking up hill most of your visit. It is nicely done and there are some elevators to avoid some of the incline, but it will be a work out...  more »
  • Let me start by saying that I am so picky when it comes to zoos. I was pleasantly surprised by this one :) I loved that it is nestled in the mountains. The scenery is heavenly, they have a variety of ...  more »