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Red squirrels, black grouse, red and roe deer, otter and nightjar are some of the wildlife that are in abundance here and that you may be able to see, but probably not all on the same day!
The Galloway Forest Park makes some of these animals easier to see, with different parks set up to significantly improve your chances of a much closer encounter.
The park is very easily accessible due to its many lay-bys and picnic tables make the stop easier for all. Even though our goats are very friendly and curious, please don't feed them as they are on a strict diet!
Between the months of June and September, you can go on a guided walk with our Wildlife Rangers who will answer any of your questions on these magestic beasts. Also, if you come back in October, you will have the chance to be a part of our Stag Roaring Event, when the Stags are at their most handsome!
Within the park, it is also possible to see many types of birds including birds of prey and insects, as well as a range of mammals. These are just some of the animals, birds and insects that it is possible you might come into contact with while in The Galloway Forest Park, some quite rare indeed! :
and if you're really lucky: