New Faces in The Loft
What’s small, has a wiggly nose and adorable eyes, and feels like a cactus? A hedgehog! The Loft at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is now home to two adorable African pygmy hedgehogs, named Mantis and Groot. These animal ambassadors are sisters, and are about a year and a half old. Hedgehogs are primarily solitary, so you . . .
New Opportunities to Explore and Learn with CMZoo’s EdVenture Department
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo’s EdVenture Department is finding new ways to connect you with our animals. These new programs give guests options that suit their comfort level, while still providing up-close, custom animal experiences. Even with virtual options, we can still get you very, very close! Take a look at some of the newest programs offered: . . .
Electric Safari Voted Third Best Zoo Lights in U.S. by USA TODAY’S 10Best
Annual holiday lights celebration continues through Friday, Jan. 1, 2021 – USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice today announced that Cheyenne Mountain Zoo’s Electric Safari won third place in the national Best Zoo Lights category, for the second year in a row. This is the fifth year running that Electric Safari has ranked in the top . . .
Electric Safari Lights Up 24 Nights, Beginning Dec. 4
CMZoo’s 50 acres of twinkling mountainside lights, named 2019 Third Best Zoo Lights in U.S., is again nominated for national USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice ranking. More than 50 acres of twinkling lights, 85 artisan-made light sculptures, breathtaking night time city views and the nearby sound of roaring lions can only mean one thing in . . .
Perfect Gifts for Animal Lovers
November might be almost over, but the holiday season has just begun! Finding the right gifts can sometimes be the most challenging part of the holidays. If you are stumped on the perfect gifts to surprise your loved ones, don’t worry. Cheyenne Mountain Zoo has you covered. For the Artist or Decorator: Consider picking up . . .
New Edventure Programs for Kids and Kids at Heart
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo’s EdVenture Department is looking for creative ways to support our community with familiar favorites and some amazing new programs during these unusual times. From homeschoolers and scout groups, to 21-and-up evening tours and more, CMZoo’s EdVenture team is sure they have an exciting program for you, no matter your age. Hands On . . .
BOO AT THE ZOO RESUMES THIS WEEKEND
Rain, snow or shine, five remaining nights of Halloween festivities begin Friday, Oct. 23 – Cheyenne Mountain Zoo will feel the Halloween spirit when little ghouls and goblins attend Boo at the Zoo, resuming with its remaining five nights on Friday, Oct. 23, 2020. The event is a fun way for families to trick-or-treat and . . .
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo’s Military Appreciation Week Starts Monday
Active duty and veteran military members receive 50% off admission for entire household – Cheyenne Mountain Zoo’s annual Military Appreciation Week is Monday, Sept. 14 through Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020. All active-duty, veteran and retired military members and their dependents who live in the same household will receive 50% off the base Zoo admission cost . . .
Join Godric, Hedwig and Nesher for International Vulture Awareness Day
The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo family is getting excited for International Vulture Awareness Day (IVAD) on Saturday, September 5, 2020 – almost as excited as Godric, Hedwig and Nesher, CMZoo’s three vultures, get for training time. When 6-year-old male African cape vulture, Godric, and 14-year-old female African cape vulture, Hedwig, see their keepers approaching, they come . . .
Three NEW Ways to Celebrate Birthdays with the Zoo!
Celebrating birthdays in this unusual time can be tough, but Cheyenne Mountain Zoo has a new and fun way to (safely) celebrate that special day! The Birthday Party Pack is an all-inclusive Zoo visit that allows guests to socially distance, see animals in person, and get some great birthday amenities. Birthday Party Pack includes the . . .