Only 3.8 Miles from
Scottsbluff Monument!

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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Zoo Director, Anthony and Education Curator, Alex are on their way to pick up some big animals for the zoo. Any guesses on what they may be picking..

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#enrichmentmonday is coming up again! It’s the bears’ turn for some extra-special goodies!

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Happy #EarthDay from Riverside Discovery Center! Here are some more great tips you can do in your every day life to help animals and their environments.

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Wow! Joel Sartore, Photographer shared a photo he took Riverside Discovery Center 10 years ago! Wow!! Thanks Brent Nelson for the share!

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Brian Sherrod - NBC Nebraska

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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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Our Address:

1600 South Beltline Hwy West

Scottsbluff, NE 69361

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