Catch wildlife-viewing fever in Yellowstone? You can see magnificent animals far beyond the park’s boundaries in Wyoming, Idaho or Montana.
Finding wildlife in Yellowstone requires patience and a willingness to brave the elements and early morning hours. Here are some pro tips.
After 234 years, it’s time for another animal to join the American eagle as a national symbol. Will it be the bison?
If capturing a glimpse of wobbling baby elk and furry baby black bears is on your bucket list, plan to head to Yellowstone National Park between April and June.
All kinds of animals—including wolves, elk, bears and bison—roam throughout this outdoor playground. See them from your own car.
Stay at least 100 yards away from bears and wolves and at least 25 yards away from other large mammals like bison, elk, bighorn sheep, deer, moose and coyotes.
Recently, my family embarked on a 1-day private tour to go wildlife watching. Read about our adventure.
Fearing a baby bison was too cold, two tourists made the bad decision in mid-May 2016 to place the bison in their car. Bad decision.
A 1894 photo of Yellowstone soldiers posing with bison killed by a poacher led to national public outcry and spurred Congress.
Yellowstone’s huge, wide valleys make excellent habitat for wildlife. For your best chance of spotting them, point your compass toward the Lamar and Hayden.
Wildlife is abundant throughout these two national parks. See them in their natural habitat in the areas they frequent most.