News Release

Yellowstone July 2019 visitation statistics

A group of people watch an Old Faithful eruption
People watching an Old Faithful Eruption panorama

NPS / Jacob W. Frank

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News Release Date: August 13, 2019

Contact: Morgan Warthin, (307) 344-2015

MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS, WY – The park hosted 936,062 visits in July 2019. This is a 0.48 percent decrease from last July (940,563 visits).

So far in 2019, the park has hosted 2,294,690 visits, down 1.19 percent from the same period last year.

The list below shows the trend over the last five years. Year-to-date visitation in 2019 is slightly higher than five years ago in 2015.

Year-to-date Recreation Visits (through July)

2019 – 2,294,690
2018 – 2,322,270
2017 – 2,316,542
2016 – 2,427,988
2015 – 2,279,557

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 road conditions on the park’s website before they arrive.

More data on park visitation, including how we calculate these numbers, is available on the NPS Stats website.

Last updated: August 13, 2019

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