Tile Program

Join the community wall of names and carve your memories in stone! For only $150, you can personalize a slate tile for yourself, your family, a special friend or an organization important to you. Funds raised through this program directly support the Zoo. Tiles will be installed on the outside of the elephant and rhino barn in Encounter Africa.

Tile Details:

  • Each tile is 6” high by 6” wide.
  • There are 12 letters and spaces on two lines, for a total of 24 letters and spaces.
  • You can choose what animal is engraved on your tile:
    elephant, giraffe, Red River hog, lion, vulture or zebra!
  • Special characters (i.e. hearts) are an extra $15 each to engrave. Please contact the membership department at 719-424-7815 to include the special character into your order and payment.

This is the perfect opportunity to commemorate special people or organizations while helping Cheyenne Mountain Zoo at the same time.

  • Honor family or cherished friends.
  • Remember a loved one. Leave a legacy.
  • Celebrate your child’s Scout troop or third grade class!
  • Recognize your business or favorite organization.

Purchase a personalized tile today and leave your special mark on the Wilgruen Elephant Center in Encounter Africa!

For more information, please call 719-424-7815

Tile Installation Information:

Installation is twice a year, spring and fall, depending on the order deadline.

Or, use this downloadable Tile Order Form PDF.

*Please note, though these displays are designed for longevity we cannot guarantee they will remain undamaged over time due to weather and natural deterioration. If you see that your tile, rock, brick or giraffe spot has been damaged, please contact the Membership and Annual Gifts Manager at 719-424-7815. We will be happy to help find a solution for you.