Top 10 Great Places To See Wildlife In The USA

Custer State Park, South Dakota
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6: Custer State Park, South Dakota

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Address: 13329 US Highway 16A, Custer, SD 57730
Website: www.gfp.sd.gov

Famous for: Donkeys Aside from the free roaming bison, elk and mule that can be seen in the Custer State Park, you can also view donkeys which have garnered the nickname Begging Burros. These donkeys approach parked cars begging for food. Many tourists bring food just to feed these donkeys.

Big Bend National Park, Texas
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7: Big Bend National Park, Texas

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Address: 1 Panther Dr, Big Bend National Park, TX 79834
Website: www.nps.gov

Famous for: Mountain Lions
The top predator here in the Big Bend National Park is the Mountain Lion. They prey on deer and other herbivore animals in the area. This is a very elusive animal, and sightings are quite rare and they are usually seen in hiking trails and roadways.

Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado
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8: Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado

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Address: 1000 Highway 36, Estes Park, CO 80517

Famous for: Coyotes
The Coyotes that can be found in the Rocky Mountain National Park are wily, smart and very resourceful animals. They grow to the size of the average dogs, but they are still considered wild and unpredictable. If you want to view them, you can try the open meadow areas of the park or the woodlands. You can also go to the Coyote Valley Trail to see one.

Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri
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9: Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri

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Address: 25542 US-159, Forest City, MO 64451
Website: www.fws.gov

Famous for: Bald Eagles
The Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge in Missouri is considered as a top breeding ground for migratory birds. You can witness thousands of geese and ducks during their migration in spring and fall. The best season to view the Bald Eagle is during the winter.

Tule Lake National Wildlife Refuge, California
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10: Tule Lake National Wildlife Refuge, California

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Address: Tulelake, CA 96134
Website: www.fws.gov

The refuge was established to protect the bird habitat along with the other animals in the area. You can view different types of waterfowl such as the Greater White Fronted Goose, Cackling Goose, Ross's Goose and the Snow Goose.

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