Go West

Next month is birthing season for North America's bison, and then for elk, moose and deer. One of the best places to catch a glimpse of these native bovines is Wyoming—home not only to Yellowstone National Park but also the Teton Mountains and the National Elk Refuge. Just to the south of these three ecological wonderlands is the 400-hectare Spring Creek Ranch (springcreekranch.com) at Jackson Hole. Under the guidance of Kurt Johnson, the ranch's resident naturalist, and armed with spotting scopes and high-powered binoculars, guests get a backstage pass to Wyoming's majestic menagerie. The kind of...

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