Reptile Gardens

A unique zoo and botanical garden that is proud to offer award-winning hospitality, and the largest collection of reptiles in the world as listed in the 2018 Guinness Book of World Records! We are located 6 miles south of Rapid City on Highway 16. You can watch as staff handle deadly snakes, stroll though a tropical bird-filled paradise in the Skydome, and marvel at the massive giant tortoises. Here there be dragons… and frogs, and orchids, and countless opportunities to make memories. Open the first weekend of March through November.

8955 S Hwy. 16 Rapid City, SD 57702

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Attractions, Black Hills Area Attractions




Summer Hours: 8am-5pm* | Spring & Fall hours: 9am-4pm* | November Hours: 8am-3pm* *Last Admission | Closed Dec through Feb.





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Reptile Gardens posted a photo 2/6/2019