Observe the World Around You

National parks offer a unique experience for watching wildlife. Animals in parks are wild—visitors have the amazing opportunity to view animals as they live and interact with each other in their natural homes.

But with that privilege comes responsibility. Visitors are responsible for their own safety and for the safety of the animals, too. Simply put, leave animals alone—no touching, no feeding, no harassing. 

Just remember to keep your distance, and enjoy your experience watching wildlife.

a wolf running through the snow

Watching in Winter

It might be chilly, but animals are on the move!

Fox pups in den opening

Keep Wildlife Safe

The safety and health of wildlife depends on the thoughtful actions of human visitors.

Park ranger stopping traffic while bull elk crosses road in Mammoth Hot Springs

Keep Your Distance

Know the risks of getting too close to wild animals and how to avoid them.

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