Encountering Coyotes: Signs of Coyotes
Coyote tracks can be found in snow, mud, dust, and dirt. Learn to identify coyote tracks so that you can find them in your neighborhood.
A coyote print measures about 2 1/4 - 2 1/2 inches from heel-to-toe. You can differentiate a coyote print from a dog print because the pads of a coyote paw point inward, forming an oval.
Notice how the toes in a dog print point outward. A coyote print is much more compact and oval-shaped.