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How to View Wildlife

Common Buckeye

Successful wildlife viewing depends on a little luck and a lot of preparation. Before you leave home, improve your chances of success by considering some of these questions: What kinds of animals can I expect to see in the habitats I'll visit? What are the best seasons or times of day to see them? Will I need binoculars, spotting scopes, field guides or other special equipment? Will my presence disturb wildlife or scare them away?

Explore the tips below and create memorable wildlife viewing experiences wherever your travels take you.