Travel Stories

Where to See Wildlife in America’s National Parks

One of the most fascinating experiences in our national parks is wildlife-watching. Don’t miss out on seeing grizzly bears, mountain goats, bighorn sheep and more. Read on to learn which animals live in national parks you will be visiting and where to see them.

Glacier National Park

Grizzlies, bighorn sheep, mountain goats and more live in Glacier. The trick is knowing where to find them. Follow our tips.

Grand Canyon National Park

Hunting, egg-collection and lead poisoning landed this gorgeous animal on the endangered species list in 1967. Find out how it made its comeback in the Grand Canyon and what other animals you should look for in the park.

Rocky Mountain National Park

This park’s top 8 animals to see include a fascinating one that turns white during winter. Here’s where to see them.

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

There are just under 2,000 bears living in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Find out where to see them and other of the park’s beloved animals.

Olympic National Park

There’s a 1,000-pound animal in the park named after President Teddy Roosevelt. Guess what it is and where to find it and Olympic’s other majestic animals.

Yosemite National Park

In our wildlife guide, you’ll find out where to see the park’s only endangered animal, plus information on Yosemite’s other wild inhabitants.

Zion National Park

What do mountain lions, deer and cottonwood trees have in common? Find out.

Yellowstone National Park

Nowhere in the Lower 48 is there more abundant wildlife than in the greater Yellowstone region. But in a park larger than Rhode Island, you need to know where to spot them. Here’s our guide.