More people visiting Yellowstone National Park

2014-06-11T17:14:00Z 2014-07-21T23:34:05Z More people visiting Yellowstone National Park The Billings Gazette
June 11, 2014 5:14 pm

Visitation to Yellowstone National Park for the month of May and for the first five months of 2014 is up almost 6 percent compared to the previous year.

There were 310,039 recreational visitors to Yellowstone in May and a total of 415,185 for the first five months of 2014. That compares to 293,250 recreational visitors for May 2013 and 392,222 recreational visitors for January through May 2013.

Visitation at each of the park’s five entrances for the month of May and for the first five months of 2014 is up compared to 2013.

July is typically the park’s peak visitation month, followed in order by August, June, September and May.

Detailed park visitation information and additional information on how these statistics are calculated is available online at https://irma.nps.gov/Stats/Reports/ReportList.

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