Record visitor numbers at Yellowstone this year

Surpassing 3 million visitors last month, Yellowstone National Park is expected achieve one of its highest visitation records this year.

Yellowstone National Park.

Yellowstone National Park. Image by Paul Fundenburg / CC BY 2.0

Over 854,000 people visited Yellowstone in August, a 10% increase over the same time last year. Just over 3 million people visit the park every year, with peak times running from June to August. Other area parks like Grand Teton are also reporting visitors in higher numbers than last year. Read more: nytimes.com 

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