Yellowstone August Visitation Decreases

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Just over 854,000 visitors came to Yellowstone National Park during the month of August 2015. This past August saw a decrease in that number. Only 841,036 visited the park in August 2016 a 1.5% decrease from the previous year.

August was one of only two months that saw a decrease in visitation from the last year with the other being March. Every other month has seen increases with the largest, a 15.2% increase, coming in May. Overall for the year-to-date there have been 4.3% more visitors to Yellowstone than in the same time in 2015.