Gopher Snake
Gopher Snake

NPS Photo

Rock outcrops and warm summer temperatures make Hagerman a haven for reptiles and amphibians. If you are worried about safety be assured that the wild animals are more afraid of you than vice versa. Give them a way to escape and they will run away.

Striped whip snakes, western rattlesnakes, and gopher snakes hunt among rock-strewn boulder fields, while short-horned, western whiptail and sagebrush lizards bask in the sun.

Western and Great Basin spadefoot toads inhabit the various moist areas and bullfrogs, northern leopard frogs, pacific tree frogs, and striped chorus frogs can be heard singing in the distance.

All park animals are protected by law, you may not harrass, collect, or kill park reptiles and amphibians.


Reptile-Amphibian List

Most up-to-date checklist for park Reptiles and Amphibians


Last updated: March 2, 2017

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Hagerman, ID 83332


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