Reptile Gardens


What started small back in 1937 today has very large collections of reptiles, amphibians, and, yes, bugs, in its three-story Sky Dome and other themed enclosure areas. It’s also a strong promoter of conservation. Rounding out the offerings are botanical gardens, gator and snake shows, a playground, a café, and a gift shop.


8955 S. Hwy. 16
Rapid City, South Dakota 57702


43.99020300, -103.27030900

Open Hours

Early Mar.--late May and early Sept.--Oct.: daily 9--4. Memorial Day--Labor Day: daily 8--6. Nov.: daily 9--3.
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(605) 342-5873

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