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Wildlife Viewing: Mammals

One of the most popular activities in National Parks is Wildlife Viewing. Here are just some of the many mammals you might see while visiting America's National Parks.

Birds

Winter 2017/2018 we will be including wildlife information for birds most likely seen in the US National Parks.

Reptiles

Winter 2017/2018 we will be including wildlife information for reptiles most likely seen in the US National Parks.

Amphibians

Winter 2017/2018 we will be including wildlife information for amphibians most likely seen in the US National Parks.

Respecting Wildlife

Traveling to National Parks is fun and exciting for kids of all ages, including us "big" kids. Sometimes we get so wrapped up in the beauty and the nature that we stop thinking about what is "right" for the wildlife that lives in these gorgeous destinations.

Popular National Parks for Wildlife Viewing

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Rising above a scene rich with extraordinary wildlife, pristine lakes, and alpine terrain, the Teton Range stands monument to the people who fought to protect it. These are mountains of the imagination. Mountains that led to the creation of Grand Teton National Park where you can explore over two hundred miles of trails, float the Snake River or enjoy the serenity of this remarkable place.
Featured Wildlife
The pika is a close relative of the rabbits and hares, with two upper incisors on each side of the jaw, one behind the other. Being rock-gray in color, pikas are seldom seen until their shrill, metallic call reveals their presence.