Wyoming News Briefs
January 23, 2020
Yellowstone visitation down in 2019
CODY (WNE) — While visitation to Yellowstone National Park still exceeded 4 million in 2019 that was the lowest number of attendees since 2014.
The final total for last year was 4,020,287 compared to 2018’s 4,114,999. That was a 2.3 percent decline.
In 2014, attendance was 3,513,486, then there was a huge jump in 2015 when the total surpassed four million for the first time. That year’s record was 4,097,710 and visitation has not dipped below four million since.
The one-year record of 4,257,177 was established in 2016 during the celebration of the...