MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS, Wyo. (KIFI)-Overall 2020 visitation at Yellowstone National Park was down 5% from 2019. The park hosted 3,806,305 recreation visits in 2020.
The park was closed for health and safety reasons between March 24 and June 1. The two Wyoming entrances opened May 18 and three Montana entrances opened June 1.
Visitation for both September and October were the busiest on record.
Yellowstone Park Visitation—2015 to 2020
2020 - 3,806,305
2019 - 4,020,288
2018 - 4,115,000
2017 - 4,116,524
2016 - 4,257,177
2015 - 4,097,710
The Park Service is still asking visitors to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. If you are sick, do not visit the park. Self-quarantine to avoid exposing others. Services are limited in the park. Stay informed about changes to park operations.