Yellowstone Reports Strong June Visitation

Visitation to Yellowstone National Park for June and for the first six months of the year is up compared to year-ago levels.

The park recorded 674,498 recreational visitors in June 2012, up over 6-percent from last year, and is second only to record levels reported in June 2010.

Recreational Visitors  JuneYear to Year Change
2012674,498+6.3%
2011634,316-8.7%
2010694,841+7.9%
2009643,844+8.5%
2008593,405-2.7%
2007609,606

 

The number of recreational visitors entering Yellowstone for the first six months of the calendar year is also up compared to 2011. The park recorded 1,044,570 recreational visitors from January through June 2012, compared to 941,723 during the same period in 2011, nearly an 11-percent year-to-year increase.

Recreational Visitors20122011Change
January24,76624,517+1.0%
February27,75228,174-1.5%
March20,24818,728+8.1%
April29,05628,147+3.2%
May268,251207,842+29.1%
June674,498634,316+6.3%
Total Year-To-Date1,044,571941,723+10.9%

 

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

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