Springtime at Yellowstone
Spring is also a great time for flora enthusiasts. Each year the park transforms into a garden of lush green landscapes covered in seas of vibrant wildflowers. Wildflowers not only create picturesque backdrops for wildlife enthusiasts, nature photographers and outdoor adventurers, but they also play an important part in animal’s diets. Wildflowers provide vital spring food for a lot of the parks wildlife and animals can quite often be spotted foraging throughout the park. So with the abundance of wildlife and fewer visitors, Yellowstone is simply perfect in the spring. “The Yellowstone is a wild-flower garden. Wander where you will, you have the ever-new charm, the finishing touch, the ever-refreshing radiance of the wild flowers" — Enos Mills, Your National Parks, 1917.