When it comes to awesome and noteworthy things to do, Colorado has a huge list of epic experiences. One of them is going to the zoo. The two zoos in the state of Colorado get you up close and personal with animals you have always wanted to see your entire life.

Chyenne Mountain Zoo
Chyenne Mountain Zoo

One zoo in the state of Colorado is taking high honors by having been ranked as one of the best zoos in the United States and one of the best exhibits in the United States. The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo has been voted one of the top 10 zoos for the seventh consecutive year in a row in the USA Today 10Best Readers' Choice Awards.

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The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo's exhibit, Rocky Mountain Wild, also took home top honors in the USA Today 10Best Readers' Choice Awards.  The exhibit features a pack of Mexican wolves, a Canada Lynx, an Alaskan Moose, a bald eagle, two grizzly bears, three mountain lions, and four river otters.

Chyenne Mountain Zoo
Chyenne Mountain Zoo

The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ranked fourth overall for the best zoo and the Rocky Mountain Wild exhibit ranked second overall in the best zoo exhibit category.

These are the top 10 zoos in the United States according to USA Today's 10Best Readers' Choice Awards:

  • 10- Indianapolis Zoo

  • 9- Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

  • 8- Saint Louis Zoo

  • 7- Audubon Zoo

  • 6- ZooTampa at Lowry Park

  • 5- Brookfield Zoo

  • 4- Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

  • 3- Brevard Zoo

  • 2-Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden

  • 1- Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium

Source: 10best.com

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