PARK CITY, Utah. — Local Dave Hanscom caught a rare glimpse of a baby bobcat last week on Skid Row trail. The Mountain Trails Foundation posted about the encounter on Facebook, including a message to be prepared for a potential wildlife encounter, especially to hikers with dogs.
In Utah, bobcats are protected as fur-bearing animals and are managed through a licensed trapping season. Here are some tips to avoid conflict with bobcats.