Grand Canyon Wildlife

Grand Canyon Wildlife Guide

Grand Canyon and the surrounding regions are home to desert bighorn sheep, mule deer, mountain lions, coyotes, gray fox, and a large variety of reptiles, birds and rodents.

In this section, we provide a brief overview of wildlife visitors might glimpse on their Grand Canyon vacation.

California Condors & Other Birds

Falcons, owls and hawks are frequent fliers in Grand Canyon National Park region and Arizona. California condors were reintroduced in 1996.. Read More...

Mammals in the Grand Canyon

Common mammals in the Grand Canyon include bighorn sheep, coyotes, rabbits, and rodents. Read More...


There are approximately 47 reptile species that call the Grand Canyon home, including a variety of species of lizards. Iguanas inhabit this region, as do Gila monsters, chuckwallas, geckos and many others. Read More...