Are you ready to go Wild! Then you're ready for Reptile Gardens. This is where you'll find the world's most renowned collection of exotic reptiles, as well as tropical birds, beautiful minerals, prehistoric fossils and botanical specimens. Fun for all ages. Open April 1st to December 31. Summer hours: 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Call for spring or fall hours. Six miles south of Rapid City on the road to Mt. Rushmore. Group rates available.