Colors are changing and the air is crisp across most of the country during the fall. It’s also a great time to spot wildlife! Here is a short list of what you might find. Check with your nearest park for information about wildlife watching opportunities.
Highlighted Fall Wildlife Watching
Elk at Rocky Mountain National Park
Every autumn, elk descend from the high country to montane meadows for the annual breeding season.
Annual Monarch Butterfly Migration
Traveling between 50–100 miles a day, the monarch's migratory journey may be 3,000 miles long and take two months to complete.
Beavers at Voyageurs National Park
Talk about busy beavers! Once fall hits, these animals are busy inspecting and repairing any damages to their lodges to prep for winter.
Last updated: September 14, 2021