Kids day out in Will Rogers ShrineTagged as outdoor, history
4250 CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN ZOO RD
Colorado Springs, CO
About Will Rogers Shrine
This historic monument is only 1.4 miles up the Russell Tutt Scenic Highway from the Zoo entrance. Built by Spencer Penrose between 1934 and 1937, it stands dedicated to Will Rogers who died in a plane crash in 1935. The elevation of the shrine is 8,136 feet on the top deck and provides breathtaking views of Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak Region.