Springtime Wildlife in Yellowstone National Park

Spring is a great time of year to visit Yellowstone National Park especially if you love to watch wildlife.  Crowds are few and wildlife are roaming Grizzly Bear and Cub in Yellowstone Parkabout, many with their newborn babies. May is the best time of year to see bear cubs, elk and bison calves, and wolf pups. Spunky and frisky, these adorable babies amaze and delight but remember to keep your distance, as they are wild. Wild animals, especially females with their young, are unpredictable and dangerous. Remember to bring your binoculars or spotting scope.
 
The two best places to see wildlife in Yellowstone Park are Hayden Valley, between Canyon and Lake Area, and Lamar Valley. Here’s a guide to where in Yellowstone to find wildlife
 
Take a peak at wildlife you might see in the greater Yellowstone ecosystem including Grand Teton National Park and Jackson Hole, Wyoming. 
 
Wildlife of Spring in Yellowstone Video
 
If you prefer to let someone else do the driving, there are many tour companies that can show you where the wildlife are. Wildlife tour company listings below are provided by the Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce.