These 15 Photos Of Idaho Wildlife Are Simply Stunning

As much a wildlife haven as it is a sprawling, breathtaking wilderness frontier, Idaho is home to over 300 species of animals in the panhandle alone — from tiny woodland creatures, big game, and magnificent raptors, to our waterways and forest floors bursting with wildlife of every size imaginable.

Idaho is unique in that whether strolling through a city park or exploring Idaho’s remote landscape, it typically doesn’t take much waiting to have a heart-stopping encounter with a magnificent creature of some kind; but occasionally, a talented Idaho photographer will capture the moment in spectacular vividness. A special thank you to the keen eyes and incredible photographic talents of the artists whose photos who’ve we’ve included in this list — they’ll make you fall in love with Idaho all over again.

Idaho is incredible. Do you have any wildlife photos or encounter stories to share? Let us know in the comments!