National parks are amazing places to watch animals in the wild, including majestic bison. It is important to give animals their space for your safety—and theirs. Follow recommended safety practices for encountering wildlife, including no touching and no approaching.
Make your adventure a fun, safe one by planning ahead. Find tips and a checklist to get started.
Keep yourself and other visitors safe and wildlife wild by following these simple safety tips.
Bison need all of our help to keep them safe too. Learn more about efforts to keep bison herds healthy in national parks.
Download the “Touch a Bison, Visit a Hospital” image. Choose your method:
- Print the image and color it with art supplies of your choice or
- Use a software program to draw or paint on the image
Share your art on social media using #KeepingWildlifeWild and #FindYourPark or #EncuentraTuParque to promote wildlife safety in parks.
Games and Challenges
Test your knowledge or learn something new about national parks with games and challenges for all ages.
Find Your Virtual Park
Stay connected with national parks across the country with online resources and virtual experiences.
Kids in Parks
National parks are great places to go on adventures exploring nature and history. Check out online resources for kids of all ages.