Here’s How To Stay Safe Around Wildlife In Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park is renowned for its abundance of wildlife, which includes wolves, moose, elk, bison, bears, and more. While these creatures are truly magical to observe in the wild, encounters are not always pleasant. This is especially true when the animals feel threatened or nervous. Too often, visitors can approach wildlife out of curiosity or wanting a photo and this intrusion can cause unpredictable reactions from the animals. Here are a few tips for staying safe around the wildlife at Yellowstone National Park.

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For additional information about park safety concerning wildlife, be sure to read this helpful guide from the National Park Service.