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Yellowstone National Park reports a decline in visitors in October



Yellowstone National Park – In comparison to October 2021, Yellowstone National Park recorded a 27% drop in recreational visitors.

In October, 232,117 recreation visits were recorded at the Park.

Due to the catastrophic flooding on June 13, all park entrances were closed, and guests were evacuated.

The park had to temporarily close due to the flooding.

Visitors to the park should be aware of the winter hours of operation.

The park has seen 3,246,686 recreational visitors so far in 2022. This represents a 32% drop from 2021.

Below is a list of year-to-date trends for recreational visits through October for the last several years:

• 2022: 3,246,686 (The park was closed June 13 through June 21. Three entrances opened June 22.)
• 2021: 4,789,649
• 2020: 3,753,531 (The park was closed March 24 through May 17. Two entrances opened May 18 and the remaining three opened on June 1.)
• 2019: 3,979,154
• 2018: 4,078,771
• 2017: 4,084,762


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