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“Love our local zoo ”

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
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Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Cannot beat this zoos location. Giraffes are one of the best parts. Definitely worth a visit especially with your young ones. This is a Colorado Mountain zoo, be prepared for some walking but they do offer shuttles if needed.

Thank GibbsFamily1
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Reviewed 3 February 2018

While visiting the Colorado Springs area, we decided that we would check out the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. My neice said it was one of the best things in Colorado Springs.

So glad we went. It's really a fine zoo. The giraffe exhibit has got to be one the best in the world.

Be sure to take the chair lift up to the top. There is nothing up at the top, the chair lift ride is great. Gives you a chance to see the entire zoo from a different perspective.

1  Thank dcyonce
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Reviewed 31 January 2018

Still loads of fun to feed the giraffes, see all the animals so close up and to not suffer a lot of crowds. Better than the Denver Zoo and our daughter still loves it as a pre-teen.

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Reviewed 26 January 2018

This is a really nice zoo. Upon entry, you are given tokens to donate to help conservation efforts for your species of choice, which is really cool and places attention on conservation of these animals. There is a ton to see and the usual concessions. The zoo is really well laid out; different exhibits are placed somewhat vertically from each other as the zoo is on the side of a mountain. It's quite pretty.

Thank Sarah S
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Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

My family who visits zoos wherever we are, thinks this is hands down the best zoo we ha e ever been to. It is a hands on, up close, educational experience. From the everyday giraffe feeding ($3 for a handful of lettuce) to feeding a black Rhino ($15 for a bunch of carrots and apples) getting to touch an armadillo, hold a tarantula, all the zoo talks. It is just an amazing experience for all ages. Worth every non government funded penny.

Thank Crystalover
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