Yellowstone Experiences Second Busiest June on Record

Yellowstone National Park hosted 803,298 visits in June 2017. This was the second busiest June on record, down 4.8 percent from June 2016, which saw 838,316 visits.


So far in 2017, the park has hosted 1,353,636 visits, down 5.48 percent from the same period in 2016 (which was the highest on record). The table below shows the trend over the last five years. Year-to-date visitation in 2017 is 24.8 percent higher than five years ago in 2013.

YTD Recreational Visits

(through June)

2017   1,353,636
2015   1,298,855

The continued high level of visitation at Yellowstone underscores how important it is for visitors to plan your trip to the park. Visitors, please anticipate delays at popular attractions, plan ahead, and check road conditions on the park’s website.

Detailed park visitation information and additional information on how these statistics are calculated is available online.


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