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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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Made for alpine tours and long days in the backcountry, the robust Ortovox Peak 45 Backpack is constructed with an...
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Two deserts, two large ecosystems whose characteristics are determined primarily by elevation, come together at Joshua Tree National Park. The Colorado Desert encompasses the eastern part of the park and features natural gardens of creosote bush...
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Maine ocean islands provide the only nesting sites for Atlantic puffins in the United States. Eastern Egg Rock in the midcoast region, Seal Island and Matinicus Rock at the mouth of Penobscot Bay, and Machias Seal Island and Petit Manan Island off the downeast coast provide habitat for more than 4,000 puffins each summer.