Utah Wildlife Viewing
More than 600 species of fishes, mammals, amphibians, reptiles and birds call Utah home. Below you will find some information on wildlife viewing opportunities in Utah's diverse climate. Click here to learn more about Utah's wildlife species.
During the 1960's the winter counts of Bald Eagles in the lower 48 states was less than 4,000. The Bald Eagle was instantly put on the "Endangered Species" list. By 1995 they were changed to the "Threatened" list. Current counts average about 13,000. The US Fish and Wildlife Service is considering removing them from the Endangered Species list. Soon after spotting some eagles I approached a nice display at the Hatchery. T Read More!
The Fountain Green Fish Hatchery is located on the North West end of Fountain Green Utah. After riding the Maple Canyon / Log Canyon ATV trail loop we were on our way back to Fountain Green it just so happens you drive right past the road that takes you to this hatchery. Being the curious individuals that we are, we decide to loop on up and visit. Read More!
Each year in the beginning of September the Strawberry River turns bright red with spawning Kokanee Salmon. Viewing opportunities are available at the Strawberry visitors center via the “Discovery Trail” a long boardwalk that follows the river. Read More!
Hardware Ranch Wildlife Management Area (WMA) was purchased by the State of Utah in 1945 as a location to operate a winter feeding program for Rocky Mountain Elk. Today, the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources continues the feeding program, but has expanded the mission of the management area. Read More!