Jackson Hole Wyoming Lodging For Bird Watching
Visiting Jackson Hole in the summertime gives vacationers a plethora of different activities to enjoy. The valley next to the Grand Teton Mountains comes alive with beautiful wildflowers, relaxing rivers and tons of animals out and about. Many Jackson resorts are located just a short drive away from the mountain range and Yellowstone national park. Take a day during a vacation to the area to head out with a pair of binoculars or a camera and do some bird watching!
Dozens of species of birds live in the area around Jackson Hole. If you are an avid bird watcher, this is the chance to see some amazing creatures. The best time to bird watch in the area is from June- September when the birds have migrated back north for the summer. The Grand Teton National Park even hosts bird hikes held by rangers during the summer. Make sure to wear comfortable clothing and bring food and water with during these bird- watching adventuress.
Check out these great locations for bird watching in the area:
- Yellowstone National Park- Home to hundreds of amazing birds including: Whooper Swans, Northern Pintail, Pacific Loons, Spotted Sandpipers, Green Herons, Wood Storks, Bald Eagles, Red-Tailed Hawks and much more.
- Mormon Row- Home to birds like the Western Kingbird, Horned Larks, Short-Eared Owls, Orange-Crowned Warbler, Brewer’s Blackbird, Violet-Green Swallow and more.
- Oxbow Bend – This area is home to some of the most beautiful waterfowl like Great Blue Herons, White Pelicans, Trumpeter Swans, Common Loons, Common Golden Eye and Ospreys.
Make sure to bring a camera to get pictures of these amazing birds living in their natural habitats. Stay at the Lodge at Jackson Hole, an upscale Jackson Hole hotel, for amazing accommodations and amenities in the heart of the area. Their friendly staff would be happy to help you plan your trip!