National Parks, Forests and Monuments
Utah is home to world-famous national parks, national monuments, national recreation areas, a national historical park and national historic trails. Zion and Arches national parks and Antelope Island State Park are just a few locations known for good wildlife viewing.
Utah is also home to several national forests, including the very popular Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest.
Utah’s state parks are the perfect place to see a wild variety of wildlife species.
Check out Antelope Island State Park for a chance to see bison, pronghorn antelope, mule deer, bighorn sheep and countless bird species.
Willard Bay State Park is a good spot to spy nesting eagles during the winter.
Utah is home to three incredible wildlife refuges.
Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge hosts millions of birds a year, with more than 200 different avian species stopping by.
Fish Springs National Wildlife Refuge in Utah’s West Desert, off the Pony Express National Historical Trail, features 10,000 acres of wetlands and incredible viewing opportunities.
Ouray National Wildlife Refuge is an oasis in the desert, and it entices birds from all around.