Jackson Hole’s Old West Days Parade “in Detail”


The Old West Days Parade signals the beginning of the Summer tourist season here in Jackson Hole. Kids are still in school in many areas of the country, so parade watchers are often made up of locals and regional visitors.  The parade is just one of the many events offered to celebrate Memorial Day.

Color Guard

I took the normal photos of the parade, but chose to isolate small zones and details for this year’s post. I set up near the judge’s stand along the Town Square and watched for “smaller rectangles”. Continue reading “Jackson Hole’s Old West Days Parade “in Detail””

May 2018 Daily Journal for JH & GTNP

Coyote In Snow

“The Park Awakens!”

May 1, 2018 – Tuesday  – Mayday!

Grand Teton National Park is in the process of welcoming this year’s visitors—but it happens slowly! Many roads are still closed, but one of the major arteries, the Teton Park Road (aka Inner Park Loop Road) opened to vehicle traffic today. Moose-Wilson road between the Murie Center Road and Death Canyon Road will be closed to all users until May 13. Expect construction delays at Gros Ventre Junction all summer. The road to Curtis Canyon opened today, allowing antler hunters to access the National Forest.

Closed Roads as May 1 : Signal Mountain Road to the top, Spaulding Bay Road, Cattleman’s Bridge Road, Pilgrim Creek Road, Grassy Lake Road, Two Ocean Lake Road, Forest Service Road from Pacific Creek Road, RKO Road, BarBC Road, along with both two track roads off the East Boundary Road. Continue reading “May 2018 Daily Journal for JH & GTNP”