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Zoos in South Dakota

A true wild frontier - South Dakota played a key role in the Wild West, and it's this history and culture that makes for an incredible family day out! From the Badlands, to Mount Rushmore, to some of the most incredible National Parks in the country, there is outdoor adventure, excitement, and great fun for kids in this magical and adventure filled state!

ROAR! South Dakota may be an amazing state for natural wonders and fascinating history, but it's also an amazing state for animal encounters for kids!

Zoos, gardens and sanctuaries are all across the state, waiting for offer kids experiences they won't ever forget.

Kids can see those exotic animals up close at the Great Plains Zoo and Delbridge Museum, where primates, rhinos and giraffes can't wait to meet.

Invaluable lessons can be learnt from attractions such as Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary, where kids can learn the stories behind why it's important to care for our animals.

Classic zoo fun is waiting and attractions such as Bramble Park Zoo, with over 500 animals from all over the world, or you might want to check out the world's LARGEST collection of reptiles at Reptile Gardens! Are you feeling brave to say hi to those wonderful creatures?

Whether it's native animals or exotic wonders you are hoping to encounter, South Dakota has you covered!

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