We are closed for the season. Thank you all for your support and love this year. See you on March 6th!



Hours - 2020

Summer & Fall Season:
June 15 - October 31,
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
       *Last admission at 4:00pm, park closes by 5:00pm

Winter Season:
Nov 1 – Nov 16,
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
      *Last admission at 3:00pm, park closes by 5:00pm

Closed December through February

Rates 2020

Rates have been reduced for the 2020 season since we are unable to offer our Gator, Snake, and Bird Shows.

Through Nov 30th

Adults & Seniors (16+) $12.00
Youth (11-15)
Children (4-10) $7.00
Children 3 & Under FREE
Military Discount Rate
Applies to Serviceperson and Spouse
$8.00 each

Vacation & Season Pass

Whether you live here or you are just visiting the Hills, ask about our Vacation and Season Passes, which will let you in any time during your stay in the area! The Passes are FREE with your Reptile Gardens admission purchase!

Group Rates

Are you and your extended family or group function looking for a great way to spend some time together in the Black Hills?  Reptile Gardens has special tickets and pricing for large groups!  So, bring your family reunions, Boy or Girl Scout troops, or any other group gathering for that matter. Contact us for Reptile Gardens tickets and pricing for Group Rates.

Schools may download the Spring Field Trip Form in advance of their visit.


We are located just 6 miles south of Rapid City on US 16. Just look for the giant glass dome at the bottom of the hill. You can’t miss us!

Reptile Gardens
8955 S Highway 16
Rapid City, SD 57702


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 will update our show schedule for the 2021 season soon.



Animal Facts



Native to South Dakota


Botanical Gardens


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