News Release

Yellowstone visitation statistics for September 2019

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Ranger welcomes people at East Entrance

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News Release Date: October 15, 2019

Contact: Morgan Warthin, (307) 344-2015

MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS, WY - Yellowstone hosted 693,118 visits in September 2019. This is a 4.3 percent decrease from September 2018.

So far in 2019, the park has hosted 3,807,814 visits, down 1.4 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 September):

2019 – 3,807,814
2018 – 3,860,694
2017 – 3,872,776
2016 – 3,970,778
2015 – 3,814,178
2014 – 3,288,804

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.

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



Last updated: October 15, 2019

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