Yellowstone Records 2nd Busiest Month on Record

Officials at Yellowstone National Park — which covers portions of three states, Idaho, Wyoming and Montana — said that the park experienced its second busiest June on record in 2018, according to a press release.

The park hosted 810,884 visits in June, a slight increase over last year (803,652 visits) and below June 2016 (838,316 visits) which remains the busiest June ever in Yellowstone history.

So far in 2018, the park has hosted 1,381,707 visits, up 2.5% from the same period last year. The list below shows the trend over the last five years. Year-to-date visitation in 2018 is 27% higher than five years ago in 2014.

Year-to-date Recreation Visits (through June)

2018 – 1,381,707
2017 – 1,354,138
2016 – 1,432,071
2015 – 1,298,855
2014 – 1,084,826


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