|Above, Mammoth Hot Springs in Yellowstone. Photo by Armand Vaquer.|
July 2017 was Yellowstone National Park's third busiest July on record.
According to the Wyoming Business Report:
MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS, WY – Yellowstone National Park hosted 962,404 visits in July 2017. This was the third busiest July on record, down 3.4 percent from July 2016, which saw 995,917 visits. The second busiest July was in 2015 and saw 980,702 visits.
The July attendance numbers were probably due to the centennial of the National Park Service. The celebration garnered the national parks more awareness than usual.
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