Photos: A Reminder Why Saturday Is National Bison Day

November 6, 2015

Saturday is National Bison Day, meant to recognize the important "cultural, ecological, and economical influences of bison."

To celebrate, let's do what we all do when driving through National Parks and see these mighty creatures: gawk at them.

Photo: Bison 1(Courtesy Flickr user Ben Simo/Creative Commons)
A bison herd near Hartsel, Colorado.
Photo: Bison 2NPS/Neal Herbert
A bison jam on the road between Mammoth Hot Springs and Norris Campground in Yellowstone National Park.
Photo: Bison 3Courtesy Flickr user Yellowstone National Park/Creative Commons)
A bison herd in Lamar Valley in Yellowstone National Park. 
Photo: Bison 4(Courtesy Flickr user Yellowstone National Park/Creative Commons)
Bison crossing Yellowstone River.
Photo: Bison 5(Courtesy Flickr user Yellowstone National Park/Creative Commons)
Cow bison and calves in Lamar Valley.
Photo: Bison, Calf, Yellowstone Road (Flickr/NPS)(Courtesy Yellowstone National Park/Flickr)
A bison cow nursing her calf in the middle of the road in Yellowstone's Lamar Valley, May 2014.
Photo: Bison, Tellowstone, Snow (Flickr/NPS)(Courtesy Flickr user Yellowstone National Park/Creative Commons)
A bison in the snow in Yellowstone National Park's Lamar Valley, December 2013.

Not enough? Check out this great gallery on Yellowstone's Flickr page.