The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo may not have taken home the gold, but it’s placed sixth in USA Today’s 10 Best Zoos competition.
A panel of family travel and zoo experts were asked to pick their top 20 across the U.S., and USA Today readers have voted for their favorites over the past four weeks.
Here's the full list:
- St. Louis Zoo - St. Louis
- Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium - Omaha
- Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum - Tucson
- Fort Worth Zoo - Fort Worth
- Riverbanks Zoo & Garden - Columbia, S.C.
- Cheyenne Mountain Zoo - Colorado Springs
- San Diego Zoo - San Diego
- Brookfield Zoo - Chicago
- Audubon Zoo - New Orleans
- Cleveland Metroparks Zoo - Cleveland