Yellowstone National Park sees more visitors in August than last year
The following is a news release from Yellowstone National Park.
MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS, Wyoming — Yellowstone National Park hosted 820,006 visits in August 2019. This is a 0.74 percent increase from August 2018.
So far in 2019, the park has hosted 3,114,696 visits, down 0.69 percent from the same period last year.
The list below shows the year-to-date trend for recreational visits over the last several years (through August):
- 2019 – 3,114,696
- 2018 – 3,136,240
- 2017 – 3,232,708
- 2016 – 3,269,024
- 2015 – 3,133,965
- 2014 – 2,717,039
The continued high level of visitation in the park underscores the importance of planning a Yellowstone adventure ahead of time. Visitors should anticipate delays or limited parking at popular destinations, and check current conditions on the park’s website before they arrive.