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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Check out the zoo duck 🦆 at Quackers and Cheese 🧀 decorated by Alice and Valencia Lara!

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Thursday’s #NationalZooKeeperWeek Profile is of our caring keeper Cheryl Kaman!!! She wrote up a narrative before her interview, which was so..

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Today’s Profile for #NationalZooKeeperWeek is for our awesome Maintenance, Commissary, Event Planning, Grounds Keeping, Lara Family!!! The whole..

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Riverside Discovery Center

Lil Explorers is today at 10am and we will be learning about Dinosaurs 🦖 🦕 Lil Explorers is $8 for members and $12 for non members. Includes..

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This afternoon’s #NationalZooKeeperWeek Profile is of zany Zookeeper Trista Simonton!! Trista has been at Riverside for almost a year and a half…

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Petting Zoo Monitors Needed (1)
 Zoofari 2018 
lil explorers 2 great family activities1 low price


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Ages 2 – 4: $3.00

Ages 5 thru 12: $5.00

Ages 13 thru 64: $8.00

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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