Once Again, Colorado's Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Named One Of The Best In America
Would you be surprised to hear that Colorado’s beloved Cheyenne Mountain Zoo has been named one of the best zoos in America once again? If you have ever visited, this should come as no surprise, and here is why:
Once again, the unforgettable Cheyenne Mountain Zoo has been named one of the best zoos in America, this time by
USA Today 10Best.
As per 10Best's
Best Zoo (2021), "The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Colorado Springs connects visitors with more than 750 animals representing 170 species from all corners of the globe," also noting how the African Rift Valley exhibit is "home to the largest zoo giraffe herd in the world, as well as Red River hogs, meerkats, African lions, and Colobus monkeys."
In addition to the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, 10Best highlights such other beloved American zoos as the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, Dallas Zoo, and even Colorado's own Denver Zoo!
Located just above Colorado Springs, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is a true paradise for exotic animals and animal lovers alike, as it is the only mountain zoo in the country and is known for its exceptional care for its residents.
While the animals are reason enough to visit the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, it is also famed for its on-site ski lift that offers stellar views of the surrounding landscape.
Before you go, be sure to check the Zoo's calendar, as they also host special events and programs like their Date Night Starlight Safari, animal encounters, and highly-anticipated Electric Safari (pictured).
Admission to the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo starts at $14.75 for adults and $10.75 for children ages 3 to 11.
Please note: Reservations MUST be made in advance. Walk-ins are currently not permitted.
To learn more about the Zoo - or to purchase your tickets - please visit their
The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is open every day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
To learn more about one of the other best zoos in America (which just so happens to be right here in Colorado!), check out
Kids At Heart Will Love The New Lego Exhibit At The Denver Zoo In Colorado.
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Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, 4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906, USA