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Riverside Discovery Center

#2 of 9 things to do in Scottsbluff Features Animals
1600 S Beltline Hwy W, Scottsbluff, NE 69361-1331
+1 308-630-6236
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Riverside Playground

Took six of our grandkids there a week ago or so. My wife and I were amazed how many things there... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Great family fun

My husband and I had visited 2 years ago and this time we brought family with us on our trip. They... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Greeley, Colorado
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We are a small AZA facility whose focus is to inspire a sense of awe and stewardship for the natural world by supporting conservation, education, discovery and recreation.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“small zoo” (3 reviews)
“splash pad” (8 reviews)
“dinosaur dig” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 16:30
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1600 S Beltline Hwy W, Scottsbluff, NE 69361-1331
+1 308-630-6236
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Took six of our grandkids there a week ago or so. My wife and I were amazed how many things there were there and how much our younger grandkids loved playing on everything. Safety was obviously a primary concern upon the building of these structures...More

Thank DennyScottsbluff_NE
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I had visited 2 years ago and this time we brought family with us on our trip. They provided a wheel chair that we needed for my mother, which was great. My nieces enjoyed feeding the ducks and fishes, however, they were...More

Thank 81Elaine81
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very small zoo but friendly and up close views of the animals. My grandson like it and it really takes a half day or a couple of hours to see.

Thank TJAdams59
Reviewed 29 June 2017

This zoo, although small compared to some, has its fair share of animals to see, and interesting things to learn. The animals are fun to watch, they are usually entertaining when they aren't sleeping. We love to bring our jugs to the zoo, so they...More

1  Thank Colorado_Lillies
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Love the variety of animals for a small area like this. I am a lover of the big cats and I love their cats!

2  Thank Kathy W
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

This is a small zoo with a great community behind them. The chimp talk and keeper Michael was amazing and showed great training examples they do with the chimps. The animals were active, I recently moved to the town and the locals were raving on...More

1  Thank AntAlexMason
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

What a great way to spend our Saturday at the zoo. We had a great day observing all types of animals here including a zookeeper talk with the Chimpanzee trainer, Michael. very entertaining and informative. We also met the new Curator Anthony Mason, that is...More

2  Thank Ernesto G
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

I came here with my great aunt when I was much younger. The memory vivid in my mind was taking a quarter and buying food to feed the ducks. I did that today, even had the opportunity to feed the trumpeter swans. The rest of...More

Thank Danielle R
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We went to the Discovery Center / Zoo on a Saturday about mid day. There were mostly mom's with small children in strollers and families with young children. The zoo was not busy. Relatively clean but several areas blocked off with construction tape because of...More

2  Thank brandyc22
Reviewed 17 August 2016

On a recent road trip with our grandsons, we unknowingly camped next to the zoo. Hearing the lion roar through the night, we were prompted to visit him the following day. What a surprise it was to see how large the zoo was! It was...More

3  Thank Connie C
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