The park hosted 940,563 visits in July 2018. This is a slight decrease from last year (962,404 visits) and makes it the fifth busiest July ever recorded in Yellowstone.

So far in 2018, the park has hosted 2,322,270 visits, up slightly from the same period last year. The list below shows the trend over the last five years. Year-to-date visitation in 2018 is 19 percent higher than five years ago in 2014.

Year-to-date Recreation Visits (through July)

2018 – 2,322,270
2017 – 2,316,542
2016 – 2,427,988
2015 – 2,279,557
2014 – 1,943,682

This article has been corrected. Originally the National Park Service released information stating that July 2018 was second busiest July on record at Yellowstone National Park.


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