Wildlife of Yosemite

You don’t have to stray far from paved roads to spot a black bear sow and her cubs foraging in a grassy meadow, or a red fox racing across new-fallen snow.

Bears in Yosemite

Of all the animals found in Yosemite National Park, black bears are what most people come to see. However, we hope you see them in the wild, not the campground. Read More...

Birds of Yosemite

There are 255 species to be found in Yosemite thanks to a wide range of climates and elevations ranging from the Sierra Nevada foothills to alpine highlands Read More...

Fish, Amphibians & Reptiles in Yosemite

Keep your eyes peeled for the endangered California red-legged frog, the Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog, and the Yosemite toad. Read More...

Mammals of Yosemite

Just about the most easily spotted animal in the park, mule deer are almost everywhere you look. Playful bighorn and marmots dance on the rocks. Read More...


Great Gear for Wildlife Watching from Celestron

Celestron Nature DX BinocularsNature DX 8×32 Binocular

Celestron’s Nature DX 8×32 binoculars are the perfect companion for your next outdoor adventure. A great first step into the world of serious sport optics, the views through Nature DX rival those of more expensive binoculars, at a price to fit your budget.

Celestron Cosmos BinocularsCOSMOS Tree of Life 10×42 Binocular

View the natural world up close with the COSMOS Tree of Life 10×42 Binocular by Celestron, inspired by COSMOS: A SPACETIME ODYSSEY. Designed for optimum views of wildlife and landscapes, Tree of Life Binoculars feature phase-coated BaK-4 prisms and fully multi-coated optics for great image detail.

Celestron Landscout TelescopeLandScout 50 mm Spotting Scope

The easy-to-use LandScout spotting scope is perfect for any outdoor activity. The compact, lightweight design is ideal for carrying with you on a backpacking trip or hiking excursion. You’ll be able to quickly set up this spotting scope and use the 10-30x zoom to get in close to the action.