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Yellowstone National Park Memorial Day weekend 2022 visitation statistics

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Vehicles at the South Entrance Station

NPS / Jacob W. Frank

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News Release Date: June 8, 2022

Contact: Morgan Warthin, (307) 344-2015

MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS, WY – Parkwide vehicle entries over the Memorial Day weekend in 2022 showed a 34% decrease over the same weekend in 2021.
 
Visitation statistics (*vehicle entries) per day for May 27-30, 2022, compared to May 28-31, 2021, are listed below.

Park entrance


Vehicle entries

 

Percent
change from
2021 to 2022

 

Friday, May 27, 2022

Friday, May 28, 2021

East

750

902

-17%

North

1,515

1,796

-16%

Northeast

452

475

-5%

South

1,312

1,731

-24%

West

3,357

4,565

-26%

Total

7,386

9,469

-22%

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday, May 28, 2022

Saturday, May 29, 2021

 

East

769

1,131

-32%

North

1,510

2,170

-30%

Northeast

424

702

-40%

South

1,278

1,958

-35%

West

3,824

5,424

-29%

Total

7,805

11,385

-31%

 

 

 

 

 

Sunday, May 29, 2022

Sunday, May 30, 2021

 

East

479

1,249

-62%

North

1,784

2,240

-20%

Northeast

483

870

-44%

South

1,173

2,046

-43%

West

3,854

5,635

-32%

Total

7,773

12,040

-35%



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Editor’s note: *Vehicle entry data is collected from park entrance station point-of-sale systems and traffic counters. This data informs official visitation stats, posted after the end of each month at NPS Stats website. Vehicle entry data will be shared in press releases following summer holiday weekends (Memorial Day, Fourth of July and Labor Day).



Last updated: June 8, 2022

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