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No visit to Colorado’s Pikes Peak region is complete without a trip to the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo! Here, you’ll experience an unforgettable adventure combining our breathtaking mountain scenery with more than 750 animals from around the world. All your favorites are here…from giraffes and elephants to lions and monkeys, hippos and bears. It’s also a rare opportunity to see more than 30 endangered species including the Amur tiger, Mexican wolf, and Black-footed ferret!

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Hours: Memorial Day through Labor Day: 9 am - 6 pm daily
September through May: 9 am - 5 pm daily

 




Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Road
80906 | Go to Map

Phone: 719-633-9925
Website Address:
http://cmzoo.org

Cost Details:
Memberships are available.
Adults 12 to 64 are $12.00
Seniors age 65 and above are $10.00
Children ages 3 to 11 are $6.00
Children ages 2 and under are free
Groups of 15 or more receive a discount as well as military, and AAA members.
A coupon for $5 off the price of a membership is in the Entertainment Book.
A coupon for a free admission with the purchase of an admission is also in the Entertainment Book.

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Anytime Activity Ideas:
"Mountaineer Sky Ride
All hours are weather permitting.
Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day:
Monday – Thursday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Friday – Sunday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
September through May:
Weekends only, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
$5 for adults $4 for kids from 3-11 years old
Members receive $1 off Sky Ride admission prices

The giraffes seem to be always hungry for the crackers you can feed them.
For $1 you can ride a miniature train.
For $5 your child can enjoy a pony ride.
$2 will get you a ride on the carousel.
You can feed the budgie buddie birds for $1.

ANIMAL HAPPENINGS at the ZOO
Listed are activities that occur throughout zoo grounds on a limited basis.
Please note some of these talks happen only during summer months between Memorial and Labor Day.
Please call ahead of time to insure that the activity you are interested in will be happening the day of your visit.
719-633-9925, ext. 111. or email: info@cmzoo.org

Times for Talks
Talks are daily unless otherwise noted.

10:00 AM - Komodo Dragon Demonstrations:
When: Daily at 10 am & 3 pm
Where: Aquatics Building

11:00 AM - Penguin Feedings:
When: Daily at 11:00 am & 3:30-4:00 pm
Where: Aquatics building, inside in front of penguins

11:30 AM - African Rift Valley Animal Talks: (Memorial Day - Labor Day only)
When: Daily during the Summer months from 11:30 am and 2:30 pm
Where: On the boardwalk in the African Rift Valley
What: All ARV keeper talks are advertised on a big sandwhich board at the front of the giraffe building. Talks are done throughout the day on the boardwalk.

1:15 - 3:15 PM - Animal Ambassadors: Saturdays and Sundays Only
When: Every Saturday and Sunday from 1:15 pm -3:15 pm
Where: Bird and Reptile House
What: Docent Volunteers have different animals out available for contact and educational experiences with the public.

3:00 PM - Elephant Training Demonstrations: (Memorial Day - Labor Day only)
When: Daily during the Summer months at 3 pm
Where: Inside the elephant building in front of elephant area or outside in front of elephant yard

2:15 PM - Primate Enrichment: Sundays only (Memorial Day - Labor Day only)
When: Sundays during the Summer months at 2:15 pm
Where: Monkey Pavilion

2:15 PM - Lion Enrichment: Thursdays only(Memorial Day - Labor Day only)
When: Thursdays during the Summer months at 2:15 pm
Where: Lion's Lair

2:30 PM - Hippo Training Demonstrations:
When: Daily at 2:30 pm
Where: Aquatics Building inside at hippos
What: Are hippos smart? - you be the judge - come see Zookeepers train and practice various interactive exercises with hippos.

2:30 PM - African Rift Valley Animal Talks: (Memorial Day - Labor Day only)
When: Daily during the Summer months 11:30 am and 2:30 pm
Where: On the boardwalk in the African Rift Valley
What: All ARV keeper talks are advertised on a big sandwhich board at the front of the giraffe building. Talks are done throughout the day on the boardwalk.

2:30 PM - Orangutan Keeper Talk: Wednesdays & Sundays Only (Memorial Day - Labor Day only)
When: Wednesdays & Sundays during the Summer months at 2:30 pm
Where: In front of orangutan exhibits

3:00 PM - Komodo Dragon Demonstrations:
When: Daily at 10 am & 3 pm
Where: Aquatics Building

3:30-4:00 PM - Penguin Feedings:
When: Daily at 11:00 am & 3:30-4:00 pm
Where: Aquatics building, inside in front of penguins

VARIOUS TIMES - Safari Immersion Trail Tours (ages 5 & up):
When: Daily in the Summer months of June - August, then Sat & Sun in May & September
Tour times are 10am, 11am, 2pm, and 3pm
Call for winter tour availability - 719-633-9925, ext. 111.
Ask/reserve your time at the Zoo admissions gate during regular tour season.
Where: Africal Rift Valley Entry Plaza details & reservations
What: Tour with a Keeper down along with the giraffes on the Immersion Trail!
Cost: $5 per person with maximum of 10 people. It's a Quiet Zone - No children under 5 years of age, sorry."

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