Golden Son; Dawn is the best time to spot white-tailed deer.
On the hunt Coyotes, which migrated into the park in 1985, help control small animal populations.
Strut Your Stuff The Eastern Wild Turkey is a common sight in the valley, especially during the spring breeding season.
Drill Sergeant Nearly the size of a crow, the pileated woodpecker whacks on dead trees & fallen logs in search of carpenter ant
Winged Beauty Sharing its perch with a spider, a gulf fritillary butterfly sips nectar from a thistle. Come fall, the caterpill
Night Moves The nocturnal gray tree frog rests on branches or in shrubs during the day. It’s musical trill can be heard at sundo
on the climb An estimated 1,500 black bears live in the national park. Shults looks forward to seeing the new cubs each spring.
Handsome Trio Deer roam the fields once cleared for farming by homesteaders in the early 1800s.