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August 2019 Yellowstone Visitation Up Slightly from 2018

The numbers are in: August 2019 Yellowstone visitation is up slightly from 2018’s tallies, with total 2019 visitation numbers down slightly from 2018.

For those who closely watch the 2019 Yellowstone visitation numbers, the leveling off when it comes to tourist figures is welcome news, as they’re the folks likely to worry about wear and tear on the park facilities and stress levels for the wildlife. The 820,006 August 2019 visitation total represents a 0.74 percent increase from August 2018. So far in 2019, the park has hosted 3,114,696 visits, down 0.69 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 August):

2019 – 3,114,696
2018 – 3,136,240
2017 – 3,232,708
2016 – 3,269,024
2015 – 3,133,965
2014 – 2,717,039

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