• Bryce Canyon Amphitheater

    Bryce Canyon

    National Park Utah

Mammals

mammals of bryce canyon
 

Bryce Canyon's 59 Furry Attractions
Bryce Canyon is home to 59 species of mammals. Mammals are classified as higher vertebrates that have hair and nourish their young with milk secreted by mammary glands. Viewing mammals is a favorite activity of another mammal we know as humans, and Bryce is a great place to see a lot of different kinds of mammals.

In this section of our website, you can learn more about some of the most common and interesting of Bryce Canyon's mammals. Below are four:

Golden-mantled Ground Squirrel

Mountain Lion (Cougar)

Uintah Chipmunk

Utah Prairie Dog

Did You Know?

Temple-like spires can be seen in the main amphitheater at Bryce

March 13, 1919: A Utah Joint Memorial passed legislation which read in part: We urge that the Congress of the United States set aside for the use and enjoyment of the people a suitable area embracing "Bryce's Canyon" as a national monument under the name: "Temple of the Gods National Monument." More...