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    All main roads within Yosemite National Park, including the Big Oak Flat Road, are open. Crane Flat, Bridalveil Creek, and Yosemite Creek Campgrounds are temporarily closed. The community of Foresta remains closed. More »

Visitation Statistics

This table describes how many people visit Yosemite each month, so you can get a sense for which months are busier than others. (Data are from 1985-2007.)

If you're looking for more in-depth statistics for Yosemite, you can get them from the Public Use Statistics Office.


% of visitors # of visitors
January 3% 104,257
February 3% 110,257
March 4% 145,275
April 6% 215,700
May 9% 348,839
June 13% 447,740
July 16% 559,904
August 17% 590,475
September 13% 445,971
October 9% 325,419
November 4% 160,466
December 3% 114,660

Did You Know?

Rockfall area and talus slope at base of Three Brothers in Yosemite Valley.

In March 1987, the largest historical rockfall in Yosemite National Park deposited an estimated 1.5 million tons of debris at the base of Three Brothers, closing Northside Drive for several months.