Wildlife Viewing

Wildlife Viewing © Greg Whitis

Wildlife viewing opportunities in McCreary County are plentiful. 

Large native mammals found in the area include white-tailed deer, the black bear, which was released experimentally in the mid-1990’s, and elk which have migrated into the area from state managed lands. Small mammals ranging from raccoon to bobcat and the gray fox abound throughout the county.

Learn more about wildlife in the Big South Fork at http://www.nps.gov/biso/naturescience/animals.htm

Black bears are returning to the Big South Fork! 

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