• Bryce Canyon Amphitheater

    Bryce Canyon

    National Park Utah

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    Due to bear activity at Bryce Canyon's back-country, the following campsite has been closed until further notice: Sheep Creek

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?

Hoodoos stand as sentinels with their magic

The geologic term, hoodoo, lives on at Bryce Canyon National Park as perpetuated by early geologists who thought the rock formations could cast a spell on you with their magical spires and towering arches. More...