Armchair photo tours: Yosemite National Park in the spring

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Photos by Cheryl Landes

Towering ancient sequoia trees. Rugged granite boulders. Scenic valleys and meadows where deer graze. Giant waterfalls. Rivers and creeks with wild rapids and quiet pools.

All of these describe Yosemite National Park. Anywhere I’ve gone in the park, there’s another scenic view where perspectives change by season or even with the lighting at different times of day.

Today’s park tour takes place in mid-May. New leaves are on the trees. Wildflowers are returning to the meadows. The melting snowpack raises the water volume of the falls and revive falls that run dry in summer and fall. The rapids churn and twist, creating waves crashing over rocks. Even the clouds seem more dramatic in this season of renewal.

Enjoy!

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