Wyoming News Briefs
September 17, 2020
Grand Teton sees near-record visitation
JACKSON (WNE) — Despite a lack of in-park lodging due to COVID-19, Grand Teton National Park reported the second highest number of recreational visits — an estimated 710,198 — on record for August.
Although recreational visits grew by just 1.2% compared to the previous August, that number still marks the second highest recreational visitation on record — eclipsed only by August 2017 when an actual solar eclipse drew lots of visitors.
Below are August trends for recreational visits over the last several years:
• 2020: 710,198
• 2019: 702,0...