Viewing Sites

Sea Lion on Tongass National Forest

Baird Glacier NatureWatch Viewing Site (Tongass National Forest, Alaska)

Fjords, glaciers, humpback whales, orca, and arctic terns, renowned for having the longest migration of any bird, from pole to pole.

Cub with Pink Salmon

Anan NatureWatch Viewing Site (Tongass National Forest, Alaska)

Pink salmon runs, black and brown bears, river otters, wolves, bald eagles, moose, yellow cedar, public recreation cabin available for wildlife viewing.


Glade Top Trail NatureWatch Viewing Site (Mark Twain National Forest, Missouri)

American smoke trees, vibrant fall wildflowers, songbirds, red bat, wild turkey, white-tailed deer, Caney Picnic Area, chinkapin oak, and goldenrod.

Crane Eating Fish

Woodlands NatureWatch Viewing Site (Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, Kentucky)

Inland canoeing, hiking trails, purple martins, fence lizards, fallow deer, blue grosbeaks, bald eagles, Hematite Lake, and Empire Point Vista.

Looking for an adventure this recreational season? From sea to shining sea, spring to winter, and fall in between, check out five great places to NatureWatch in National Forests across the United States.