The Mission of RDC: To inspire a sense of awe and stewardship for the natural world by supporting conservation, education, discovery and recreation.
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A massive thank you to The Pumpkin Patch at BEFarm for being a Ghostly Gold Sponsor of our Halloween events this year! :)

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Are you ready for Spooktacular?! We have some of our best folks testing out our Hay Maze! ;) For more information, and dates/times, check out..

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Check out another fantastic sponsor this year! Ideal Linen Visit their website for more information about this great company!

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As The Haunted Museum and Spooktacular creep up on us, we’d like to thank our amazing sponsors! Without their help, our events wouldn’t be nearly..

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Is there a new animal you like to see at the zoo? Let us know your thoughts!

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RDC Seeking Spooktacular/ NHM Volunteers!

Are You Ready to Get Spooky?

Riverside Discovery Center is gearing up for another October filled with fun, both family-friendly and terrifying!  The Haunted Museum kicks off October 6th, and we need your help to make this our most scare-your-pants-off one yet!

Not into scary stuff?  No worries!  We’d love your help with our 29th annual Spooktacular, held once again at the zoo October 20th-25th!

To volunteer for either event (or both!), download the volunteer form, fill it out, and return it to us by October 1st!  Questions?  Email: or call the gift shop at 308-630-6236!

Volunteer Form 2017

Coming in October!
Spook Poster Online 2017


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Ages 2 – 4: $2.50

Ages 5 thru 12: $4.50

Ages 13 thru 64: $7.00

Seniors (65+): $5.50

Discounts available for Public Schools and Groups of 20 or More



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November thru April:

10:00 am thru 4:00 pm

May thru October:

9:30 am thru 4:30 pm

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1600 South Beltline Hwy West

Scottsbluff, NE 69361

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