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Will Rogers Memorial Shrine of the Sun

4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906-5728
+1 719-578-5367
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Stunning views!

The Will Rogers Memorial Shrine of the Sun is included in the price of admittance to the Cheyenne... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
japasi
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Toledo, Ohio
Will Rogers Memorial is part of our history

The road up to the Will Rogers Memorial is cut through rock and climbs a hearty mountain. It is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
lindaavogel
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Kansas City, Missouri
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4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906-5728
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Will Rogers Memorial Shrine of the Sun is included in the price of admittance to the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. You drive your vehicle through a road thru the zoo and up a mountain, where you park and walk up the steps to visit the...More

Thank japasi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The road up to the Will Rogers Memorial is cut through rock and climbs a hearty mountain. It is worth the trip to learn some history of this famous humorist and to see the historical murals on the main level.

Thank lindaavogel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted to see the shrine on July Fourth. I had heard that the zoo now had the shrine as part of its attractions. First we had to pay $25 PER PERSON to buy zoo tickets. You don't typically attract the same kind of people...More

Thank multicasting
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Easy road to travel up the mountain from the zoo. The views of Colorado Springs and beyond are beautiful. The information our host, George, shared with us was very interesting.

Thank S G
Reviewed 21 June 2017

I have seen this shrine from below, but this is the first time going to the top. We rode our motorcycle after viewing the zoo, which gives you a free pass to the shrine, at over 8000 ft elv. Great view and history of Will...More

Thank Carl W
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Only accessible with Cheyenne Mtn. Zoo admission, we went up after our visit to the zoo. Just show your receipt and they'll open the gate and you'll drive through the zoo. My daughter and husband walked all the way to the top of the shrine,...More

1  Thank Jo F
Reviewed 3 June 2017

The view of the city is incredible. A must see for any visitor of Colorado Springs. Incredible history. Come and experience this beauty in our backyard.

Thank katherinebE8923SM
Reviewed 21 May 2017

This attraction is included with admission to the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo and is well worth the mile and a half drive up the switch back filled road. Wonderful vistas and a glimpse into teh history of the area.

Thank bobandsandykrasn
Reviewed 13 May 2017

We visited in conjunction with a zoo visit. The drive up was scary because I am scared of heights. The shrine is breathtaking though. I really have no words. We could see for miles and miles! There are a LOT of stairs though. It was...More

1  Thank Amanda B
Reviewed 4 May 2017

We traveled up here after our zoo trip. Although we did not stop in the visitor center, we did go all the way up the tower. The view will make your knees wobble and give you a greater appreciation of what it must be like...More

1  Thank Ninjo906
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