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Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, Colorado Springs

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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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  • You don't want to miss the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo during Christmas.The air is crisp and clean- ish. The lights are buitiful. And the zoo it self is the top ten in the country. My wife and I have taken ...  more »
  • Be sure to buy some lettuce to feed to the giraffes, and you will have some new best friends! The Mexican Wolf exhibit is quite educational. 
  • This is such a fun outing in the Springs area. We have visited this zoo several times and it never disappoints. If you have a few days to spend in the area, this is a "must see".