Viewing Wildlife


Collage of animals found on the forest including pronghorn, birds, a bobcat, and a fox.

The more time you spend in the forest, the more likely it is that you'll spot wildlife, but pure luck comes into play as well.  It is common to glimpse birds, deer, javalina, coyote, fox, and rabbits while whizzing down the highway--but getting a good look requires patience.  Backpacking...

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Viewing Wildlife Areas

  • Bradshaw Ranger District area description
  • Highlands Center for Natural History
  • Lynx Lake - North Shore Picnic Site
  • Chino Valley Ranger District area description
  • Walnut Creek Center for Education and Research
  • Verde Ranger District area description
  • Verde Canyon Railroad
Areas & Activities