Wildlife of Yosemite

Yosemite Wildlife Guide

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...