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Sleeping Giant

Sleeping Giant

 

The sun rises behind  Sleeping Giant Mountain east of Yellowstone’s Sylvan Pass. (Dewey Vanderhoff/Flickr – click to enlarge)…

Yellowstone Spring: Early days in park offer quiet, calm

Spring visitors say they cherish the first few days when Yellowstone National Park opens its roads each year. Not all dining, lodging and other services are open yet, and the weather is often chilly and wet. But the park is less crowded, offering a calm and peaceful alternative to the busiest days of summer.

Snowy Sylvan Pass

Snowy Sylvan Pass

A wall of snow lines the road along Sylvan Pass shortly before crews finished plowing the east entrance road into Yellowstone National Park. Officials say this year’s snowfall has been the heaviest in more than a decade. …