AZA Accreditation

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is a proud member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), a nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of accredited zoos and aquariums in the areas of animal care, wildlife conservation, education and science. AZA is America's leading accrediting organization for zoos and aquariums and accredits only those institutions that have achieved rigorous standards for animal care, education, wildlife conservation and science. Founded in 1924, AZA has more than 200 accredited members and is building North America's largest wildlife conservation movement.