Meet The NativesDiscover the natural inhabitants of Colorado and the Rocky Mountains as you've never seen them before—immersed in their native wilderness habitat.




Moose

Get an up-close view of Colorado's largest animal species—the majestic moose. Surrounded by pine woods, with its own small lake, you'll see this beautiful animal as it lives in the wild.


Mountain Lions

Meet Colorado's top predator, the mountain lion (also known as the cougar), up-close at the one-of-a-kind Cougar Canyon. A natural rock canyon covered by a glass canopy separates human from lion and affords stunning views of the animals and beautiful Cheyenne Mountain. Learn more about mountain lions.


Canada Lynx

Encounter the endangered Canada lynx, also known as the "grey ghost of the north." Recently reintroduced in Colorado, this elusive cat is striking with its tufted ears and snowshoe-like feet.


River Otters

Journey further into the Rocky Mountain "wilderness" for a view of the spirited North American river otters playing in a waterfall. You'll be wowed by the underwater viewing opportunities!


Grizzly Bears

Ascend the mountainside via a fire tower offering breathtaking views and culminating with the experience of a lifetime: Seeing magnificent grizzlies roaming the rugged mountainside. This signature exhibit brings you close to the grizzlies as they forage for food in a hollowed out tree and fish in their pool. Learn more.


Bald Eagles

Just beyond the grizzlies, you can see the majestic bald eagle perched high atop the trees, presiding over Rocky Mountain Wild.


Porcupines

View in Rocky Mountain Wild, see porcupine as you may have never seen them before in a tree! Just as they do in the wild, these porcupine spend their time as silent observers of passersby.


Wolves

Spend some time observing the elusive Mexican Gray Wolves the smallest of the gray wolf species as they prowl around their woodland territory. Learn more about Mexican grey wolves at www.mexicanwolves.heritageparkzoo.org.