October 15, 2020
Yellowstone sees record visits in September
CODY (WNE) — Despite COVID-19, a national economic slowdown and fewer in-Park lodging options available, Yellowstone National Park broke its September record for visitation.
A total of 837,499 people passed through the Park’s turnstiles in September, a more than 21% increase in traffic from September 2019. The previous record was set in 2018.
After a very slow start to the year, Yellowstone has now rebounded to within 11% of 2019 visitation at this point, reaching 3,383,872 visitors. It is about 500,000 people fewer than the typical total ach...