Potter County is home to 8 state parks and over half of the County is comprised of state game lands. The forests of Potter County support a remarkable diversity of wildlife and create a wildlife observation and photography paradise. You'll see deer, turkey, coyote, black bear, bobcats, and a diverse population of fish and birds, including the majestic bald eagles. The southern parts of the county are also home to a growing elk herd. Many parks host public programs and activities, helping you connect with nature here in "God's Country."