May Flowers

Catching color between raindrops

Published online: Mar 17, 2019 Articles, East Idaho Outdoors
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You haven’t seen this meadow in seven months. A white blanket buried it shortly after Labor Day. Now, Memorial Day is coming and so are the blooms. Snow is melting and seeds are sprouting in Island Park. Load a picnic in the car and head north.

Stop before the receding snowline, usually somewhere in the lower end of the caldera near Harriman State Park. Or take that dirt road after cresting Ashton Hill. You know the road. If not, choose one. They’ll all be livening up. Pick a pullout, park your car, grab the picnic and plot your course.

Read all about it in the 2019 edition of East Idaho Outdoors.


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