Pony Rides

Giddyup to the Zoo.

Hey cowpokes! Hop up in the saddle and take Old Paint for a ride at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. We have a mess of trusty steeds in all sizes and colors for the young'uns. Each pony and rider is individually led by a wrangler around a circular trail, nestled in Rocky Mountain Wild, just south of The Lodge at Moose Lake. It's an old west adventure they'll never forget.

Days & Times

Spring season, March - April:
Daily weather permitting, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (closed for lunch)

Summer season, May - Labor Day:
May 1-May 24, Mondays - Fridays, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (weather permitting)
Saturdays & Sundays, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (weather permitting)
After May 24, Daily, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (weather permitting)

Fall season, September - October:
September 3 - October, weather permitting, Mondays - Fridays, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (closed for lunch). If slow may close earlier - call 719-633-9925, ext. 0 to verify.
Saturdays & Sundays, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.(closed for lunch), weather permitting. If slow may close earlier - call 719-633-9925, ext. 0 to verify.

Winter season, November - February:
Daily - If 45 degrees F, sunny and no snow - pony rides may be open
Monday - Friday 10:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.(closed for lunch)
Saturdays & Sundays 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (closed for lunch)
Please call 719-633-9925, ext. 0 to verify.
Thanksgiving week - rides will be weather dependent, hours to be determined.


2 loops around $3
4 loops around $5 -or- buy a frequent rider card for $20—and get 5 rides instead of 4!

Note: Riders must be old enough to sit up in the saddle, although parents are permitted to walk along beside their cowpoke. And we'll ask that every rider wear a helmet, just for safety sake.

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