While our facility is still closed to the public, our staff is hard at work coming up with a plan to re-open that best fits the needs of our Guests and staff. We are taking everything day by day, but are tentatively planning to open on June 15th.

Education Materials

Reptile Gardens is a great place for class field trips and learning experiences. Below are some work sheets and answer keys for your group to use while exploring Reptile Gardens. We have varying difficulty levels for different ages. Have fun learning!


Tortoise Level is for younger students

Tortoise Student Worksheet (pdf)

Tortoise Answers (pdf)


Tarantula Level is for intermediate grades

Tarantula Student Worksheet (pdf)

Tarantula Answers (pdf)


Taipan Level is for more advanced grades

Taipan Student Worksheet (pdf)

Taipan Answers (pdf)

Watch as David Learns Stuff about the animals that call Reptile Gardens home!

David Learns Stuff
Video Series


Things To Do

Main Exhibits


We are unable to offer shows for the 2020 season. Admission rates for 2020 have been reduced to reflect this change. We plan to offer our full schedule of shows for the 2021 season.



Animal Facts



Native to South Dakota


Botanical Gardens


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