Interesting place, the view is perfect. It is a little odd that it a memorial built for a man that was not from CO and that is not burried there but hey ! still a cool place !
The Will Rogers Shrine is included in your admission to the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. Picturesque views from the top! Several picnic tables at the top to enjoy a picnic lunch. Great tribute to a great man!
Such a stunning tribute to Will Rogers. The climb up the stairs is worth it as each level has so much to share, but it is hard if you can't do stairs well. and worth it if you can. The view at the top is well worth the steps!
With your park admission you will gain access to the drive up the mountain to the Memorial. Nice view of CO Springs and the surrounding valley. Hike up the 94 steps to the top of the memorial to have a greater view and a little history of Will Rogers.
With the price of our ticket to the zoo, this attraction is free. If you are afraid of heights like me, I didn't realize how far up this shrine is, while looking up at it at the zoo! We were already on our way up to the shrine, when I figured it out. Needless to say, I wasn't driving, so... 更多
This is definitely worth the walk to the lower portions for the overlook and to see the interesting details inside. Walking to the top is not necessary to enjoy the shrine unless you just want to climb some stairs.
This monument to Will Rogers belies its real purpose -- it's meant to honor philanthropist Spencer Penrose and his wife Julie. Mr. Penrose, who was still living when the monument was built, dedicated it to the humorist Will Rogers. The Penroses lie in quiet repose beneath the monument. The clock at the top of the tower tolls four times per... 更多
The Memorial is set back from the rest of Lookout Mt. It's a shame the local authorities placed so many microwave, cell phone towers, and even high tension electrical transmission lines right in front of the memorial. But worth the view on the other side. A difficult drive on a weekend, as many mountain and racing bikers use the road,... 更多