News Release Date: July 8, 2021
Contact: Morgan Warthin, 307-344-2015
MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS, WY – Parkwide vehicle entries through the Fourth of July weekend showed an 8% increase over the same weekend in 2019. This year is compared to 2019 instead of 2020 because of COVID-19.
Visitation statistics (*vehicle entries) per day for July 2-5, 2021, compared to July 5-8, 2019, are listed below.
|Park entrance||Vehicle entries||Percent increase 2021 over 2019|
|Friday, July 2, 2021||Friday, July 5, 2019|
|Saturday, July 3, 2021||Saturday, July 6, 2019|
|Sunday, July 4, 2021||Sunday, July 7, 2019|
|Monday, July 5, 2021||Monday, July 8, 2019|
Summer is Yellowstone’s busiest season. Millions of people visit the park in June, July and August. If you plan to travel to Yellowstone this summer, plan ahead, expect crowding and recreate responsibly to protect yourself and the park.
Editor’s note: *Vehicle entry data is collected from park entrance stations point-of-sale system. This data informs official visitation stats, posted after the end of each month at NPS Stats website. Vehicle entry data will be shared in press releases following summer holiday weekends (Memorial Day, Fourth of July and Labor Day).