As it is a popular outdoor, walking town, Glenwood Springs also has an expansive list of area wildlife visitors can see while visiting the region. Sightings which have been reported include: Elk, Colorado Bighorn Sheep, Bald and Golden Eagles, the Black Bear, and Mule Deer.
Falcons, hawks, owls, mallards, woodpeckers, and other species of birds are often seen in the region as well, as the park is a popular bird watching destination. Fish, including Brown trout, wild salmon, Mackinaw, and other small species are also frequently seen at fishing holes.
Visitors can enjoy these species (from a safe viewing distance of course) at varying points during the year. Visitors are encouraged to visit with professionals, and understand the local area, to avoid dangerous encounters with local wildlife and dangerous species of animals during their visit.