We are closed for the season. Thank you all for your support and love this year. See you on March 4th, 2023!


Scales and Tales

Searching for a unique holiday gift? Search no farther than Reptile Gardens!

As the holidays approach, many people begin the quest for gifts that are memorable and out of the ordinary. Add to the season the busy shopping malls and outrageous prices, things can quickly become stressful. Do not despair ... unique holiday gifts for everyone on your list can be found at Reptile Gardens!

The summer season has come to an end; however, Reptile Gardens is open through the month of November from 9 am — 3 pm daily. And as an added bonus, all items in the gift shop are 20% off! Escape the cold bite of the chilly air and visit the Sky Dome where it is always warm and tropical. Not interested in seeing our reptile friends and botanical gardens? No problem, visit the gift shop for free!

Reptile Garden's gift shop is not just souvenirs — it has many unique holiday gift options from around the world. You will find a large variety of rocks, fossils, and minerals as well as hand-made jewelry, tribal art, and collectibles. There are also t-shirts, plush toys, and fun gadgets that you will not find anywhere else in the Black Hills.

This year, avoid the stress of holiday shopping and find the unique gifts that you are seeking. Enjoy a relaxing shopping experience and save money at Reptile Gardens.



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