It might be chilly, but animals are on the move! Some animals are active during the winter months—here is a short list of what you might find. Check with your nearest park for information about wildlife watching opportunities.
Highlighted Winter Wildlife Watching
Wolves in Yellowstone National Park
Wolves inhabit most of Yellowstone National Park and are best seen at dawn and dusk.
Birds at Padre Island National Seashore
With more than 380 species of birds at Padre Island, you’re bound to spot at least one flying by!
Bison in Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone National Park is the only place in the United States where bison have lived continuously since prehistoric times.
Watching Wildlife in Winter
Last updated: September 14, 2021