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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July 1st-4th we will be grilling by the splash pad! July 4th there will be music and games for the Splash Pad Party. Come and enjoy! Normal admission..

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DNA solves ancient animal riddle that Darwin couldn't

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Support the zoo and get your #fireworks !!! Stop by the yellow tent across the street from Viaero Wireless and Home Depot in Scottsbluff!

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Photos from Riverside Discovery Center's post

Want to help the Zoo, children in need and get your fireworks fix at the same time? Stop by the stand across from Viaero Wireless in Scottsbluff..

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The weather’s nice, the splash pad is on, and all the animals are out and about! It’s a great day to visit the zoo! We are open 9:30- 4:00!

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Summer Camps at RDC!

To register, pick up a form in the gift shop, download a form and bring it in, or email

Registration for Dino Camp

Registration for Animal Discovery Camp

Dino Camp Flyer JPG 2017



Animal DIscovery Camp Flyer 2017






Explore. Experience. Educate.

Purchase an Annual Membership and Visit the Center as Often as You’d Like, Plus a Whole Lot More!

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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



Weather Permitting

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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