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Reptile Gardens

Rapid City, SD


Reptile Gardens, located 6 miles south of Rapid City on Hwy 16, offers 50,000 flowers, exotic birds, great shows, minerals and fossils. The world's largest reptile collection is on display along with Tropical Orchids in an indoor jungle, giant tortoises and birds of prey. Winner of State Hospitality & Travel Writer's Awards. AAA rated. Open April to October. Now Featuring Komodo Dragons, Reptile Gardens was listed as a top 10 roadside attraction by USA Today.

Booking Instructions: Please select the appropriate number of individuals for each activity option. One time admission for use anytime during your stay.

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8955 S Highway 16
Rapid City, SD 57709






Phone: 605-342-5873

Fax: 605-342-6249

Toll Free: 800-335-0275


Family, Retail

Open 7 days a week from the beginning of April to the end of November.
Spring Season
April 1 - the Thursday before Memorial Day Weekend - 9:00a.m. - 4:00p.m.

Summer Season
Friday of Memorial Day Weekend - Labor Day - 8:00a.m. - 7:00p.m.

Fall Season
Tuesday after Labor Day - October 31 - 9:00a.m. - 4:00p.m.

Winter Season
November 1 – 30 - Please contact us for hours.

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