19 Spectacular Photos to Celebrate the Start of Spring
Marvel at the miracles of sunshine and new life in this collection of heartwarming reader photos.
Time to explore
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A trip south to Zion National Park is always rejuvenating after winter in the snows of northern Utah. —Christopher Brown, Park City, Utah. Here are some incredible pictures of America’s national parks that will make you want to travel.
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My intrepid adventurers, Goldy and West, are searching for signs of spring—roly-polys and worms! —Julia King, Chino, California. These stunning photos capture the beauty of birds.
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Every spring, when we see a field covered in bluebonnets, we jump out of the truck and gather the family for a picture. Camo was thrilled to join in! —Cheyenne Cook, San Antonio, Texas
The next generation
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My 1-year-old son, Jax, loves being outside and visiting his Grammy and Papa’s farm. People who say a dog is man’s best friend never had a cow named “Moo.” —Breeanna Pratt, Nixa, Missouri. If these spring photos get you excited for warmer weather, you’ll also want to check out these gorgeous pictures of tulip farms.
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This International Harvester tractor has been in the family for years. I snapped this picture when I was at the barn as the sunset. —Rebecca Finchum, Strawberry Plains, Tennessee
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I borrowed a pickup from my dad and drove from Montana home to Texas. This picture is one of my favorites from the first night, when I camped in Grand Teton National Park. —Ken Snyder, Spring, Texas.
Fun with Fido
Is this not the cutest puppy on earth? He’s an 11-week-old blue heeler named Waylon Blue Shugart, surrounded here by spring flowers in bloom. —Sandra Shugart, Brentwood, Tennessee. Check out some more funny dog photos that will melt your heart.