Fish Creek Wildlife Observation Site

Are you interested in viewing Black and Grizzly bears in their nature habitat? Then you want to visit the Fish Creek Wildlife Observation Site. During the months of July and August, the bears frequently feed on the salmon moving through the creeks and local rivers. There is an elevated boardwalk for you to view them and forest service staff are on site to answer any questions you may have.

In addition to the bears, you may also see beavers, mink, Harlequin ducks, bald eagles, hawks, Great Blue Herons, and more. If you are a bird enthusiast, this is the place for you with dozens of species of large and small birds.

The park requires a pass which is easily attainable and the hours for the park are 6:00am to 10:00pm daily. Fish Creek Wildlife Observation Site is located approximately 6.5 km north of Hyder, Alaska on Salmon River Road.

Grizzly bear feeding on salmon in Hyder, Alaska, August 26, 2015