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Yellowstone sees 2,294,690 visits in 2019 through July

Tourists gather to watch Old Faithful erupt in Yellowstone National Park. (Shutterstock)

CASPER, Wyo. — Yellowstone National Park saw 2,294,690 visits this year through July.

That is down 1.19% over the same time period from a year ago.

936,062 visits took place in July, down 0.48% from a year ago.

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The National Park Service also shared year-to-date visits through July for the past five years in their Tuesday, Aug. 13 release:

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

“The continued high level of visitation in the park underscores the importance of planning a Yellowstone adventure ahead of time,” the par service said. “Visitors should anticipate delays or limited parking at popular destinations, and check road conditions on the park’s website before they arrive.”

Further data about visits to national parks is available online.