Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is America’s ONLY mountain zoo and home to one of the largest giraffe herds in the world! With incredible views, a large collection of incredible species of animals, hands-on learning activities and much more, your family will love this adventure!
Your visit to the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo should take 3 to 4 hours, unless you add grabbing a bite to eat, checking out their fun pony rides, carousel, and other added activities. It’s easy to make your trip to Cheyenne Mountain Zoo and all-day opportunity for learning and fun with your family!
Check out Cheyenne Mountain Zoo’s newest and biggest addition in the Zoo’s history. You’ll love the elephants, black rhino, meerkats and lions but they love their new digs overlooking Colorado Springs! You’ll feel like you’re walking through the African savanna on one side and an incredible view overlooking Colorado Springs on the other!
The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is a great day of family fun in Colorado Springs with so many animals, attractions, food and fun, your kids will forget they are walking on the side of a mountain! Click the Details and Activities pages above to learn more about the fun things to do at the zoo or visit their website for all the best information, including what’s new at the zoo!
Spanning over 70 acres, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is Colorado’s best and America’s ONLY mountain zoo. That means views of Colorado Springs from every angle of the Zoo! With over 950 animals, you’ll be sure to find something furry, scaly, feathered and NEW that you’ve never seen before!
The Zoo’s newest and greatest addition provides an exquisite habitat for African elephants, lions, meerkats and a majestic black rhinoceros! You’ll feel like you’re walking through the African savanna, right on the side of the mountain. The best views of Colorado Springs can be seen walking side-by-side with elephants next to a 20-foot waterfall!
Amur tigers, Pallas’ cats and the rare Amur leopards love the weather in Colorado Springs, so the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo built them native-like habitats that allow them to explore and live in an enriched environment full of logs and various crevices. This means, these guys love to play!
Connect with the wild heritage of the Rocky Mountain region, offering surprising, engaging and memorable encounters with moose, mountain lions, Canada lynx, North American river otters, grizzly bears and bald eagles.
From the Will Rogers Shrine, the Mountaineer Sky Ride, carousel and pony rides, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo has something extra for children of every age!
With its distinctive mountainside setting at an elevation of 6,800— with approximately 180 species of wild animals, engaging exhibits and irresistible attractions, at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, the wonders of the wild are just a short trip away.
There’s good food and then there’s GREAT food and the Zoo has an incredible commitment to making sure your taste buds are served delicious dishes when you’re there. From gourmet burgers to eating alongside the clouds, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo has some amazing food!
Discover the Unique Gifts webpage filled with helpful gifts for conservation, behind-the-scenes tour packages, animal artwork, education program options, memberships and Adopt an Animal and more!
Make sure you check out the Zoo’s event page to see everything happening with their extensive schedule.