Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd.
Colorado Springs, CO 80906- Map It
(719) 633-9925

AAA Editor Notes

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, 2.75 mi. w. of I-25 exit 138, then 2 mi. s.w. following signs to 4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd., claims the distinction of being America’s only mountain zoo. The Rocky Mountain Wild exhibit features grizzly bears, river otters, mountain lions and moose among many other animals. The African Rift Valley exhibit highlights the zoo’s noted giraffe herd. More than 950 animals, including many endangered species, are featured. The landscaped grounds also contain an antique carousel and a tot train as well as the Mountaineer Sky Ride, an open-air chairlift providing spectacular views of the Pikes Peak region. Time: Allow 3 hours minimum.
May 1-Labor Day (includes Will Rogers Shrine of the Sun) $17.25; $15.25 (ages 65+); $14.25 (military with ID); $12.25 (ages 3-11); $9.25 (military children). Rest of year $14.25; $12.25 (ages 65+); $11.25 (military with ID); $10.25 (ages 3-11); $7.25 (military children). Mountaineer Sky Ride $5; $4 (ages 3-11).
Hours: Daily 9-5. Last admission is at 4. Mountaineer Sky Ride daily 9-5, (last ride at 4:30) May 1-Labor Day. Sat.-Sun. 10-4 (last ride at 3:30), rest of year (weather permitting).