Mar 13

Insider Look: Clearing the Snow in Yellowstone

Spring is on its way in Yellowstone National Park! The park’s incredible snow removal teams have been hard at work clearing roads and keeping Yellowstone in top condition. It’s a critical job that often goes unseen — until now!

Scroll down to see photos of snow removal in action, and a video from the National Park Service showing what these crews face when clearing the roads for Spring visitors.

Did you know that Yellowstone’s roads can get up to 10 feet of snow coverage every winter? It takes some heavy equipment to clear those roads. The video below puts you in the drivers’ seat with the National Park Service snow removal crew!

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