Our guests have called it “magical”, “spiritual”, “unforgettable”, “a memory that will last a lifetime”, “a life changing experience” ….
as they make personal contact with the Wild Echo bison herd. We may be the only place on earth where, along with internationally traveled wildlife biologists, guests can experience the awe and mystery of the largest land animal in North America in a personal and private setting.
Perhaps no other animal symbolizes the West as dramatically as the American bison. In prehistoric times millions of these animals roamed the North American Continent from the Great Slave Lake in northern Canada, south into Mexico and from coast to coast. No one knows how many bison there were, but the naturalist, Ernest Thompson Seton, estimated their numbers at sixty million when Columbus landed. They were part of the largest community of wild animals that the world has ever known.