Learn about the diversity of our 59 species of mammals that reside in Bryce Canyon.



Whether permanent residents or just passing through the area, Bryce Canyon has documented 175 species of birds.



Seeking the Scaly? Bryce Canyon has 11 species of reptiles that survive in this harsh environment.

Butterflies and Other Insects

Butterflies and Other Insects

Discover the various species of insects that inhabit Bryce Canyon.


The canyons and plateau of Bryce Canyon National Park are home to many animals. Park boundaries mean little to the migratory hummingbirds, nesting Peregrine Falcon, Rocky Mountain Elk and Pronghorn which daily cross through the forested plateau and barren amphitheater. The search for food and water leads them to the best place to find sustenance and shelter. Many animals share habitats. Ebb and flow of populations is interdependent on all the members of the wildlife community.

Species lists can be found by clicking on the appropriate links below:

Do Not Feed Wildlife 2016
Do Not Feed Wildlife
Please remember that it is a violation of federal law to feed any wildlife in the park and surrounding areas. Be mindful that some of these animals may be seen on or near the roads and trails and should not be approached as they may be dangerous.
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Wildlife Collage 2 2016
Mountain Lion, Rattle Snake, and a Prairie Dog.

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Last updated: June 17, 2022

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