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It was a day early but not a dollar short, as Yellowstone National Park’s historically busy summer season officially ended at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 6. All things must end, and so too must the record-breaking year at Yellowstone National Park. As attendance continues to inch closer to five million people, all future visits…

The “summer season” for Yellowstone National Park officially ends on Monday, Nov. 8, as most park entrances will close after the first weekend of November. After months of record-breaking attendance, winter has come to Yellowstone National Park. As more snow falls, it becomes increasingly difficult for tourists to traverse the park in their cars, trucks,…

The first major snowfall in Yellowstone National Park temporarily closed significant portions of the Grand Loop Road this weekend – a sign winter is close. On Sunday, Sept. 19, Yellowstone officials announced the temporary closure of a section of the Grand Loop Road. For two and a half hours, the road between Old Faithful and…

Yellowstone National Park experienced its busiest June on record with nearly a million visitors – placing 2021 on track to beat yearly attendance records. Yellowstone officials released the visitation numbers for June 2021 – and they’re staggering. Once again, post-pandemic tourism fuels the desire to get into the national parks, and the numbers show it.…

The Fourth of July in Yellowstone didn’t blow up records from previous years, but it shows visitation continues its trend of more vehicles and more people. Yellowstone officials released the official visitation statistics for the entire Fourth of July weekend – July 2 to 5. Vehicle entry data is collected from park entrance stations’ point-of-sale…

Not only did May 2021 visitation significantly surpass 2020’s numbers, Yellowstone saw more visitors than any other May in the park’s 149-year history. Park officials released  Yellowstone’s visitation numbers for May 2021. Once again, the nation’s first national park is experiencing a post-pandemic boom in visitation, keeping the year on track to become the busiest…

Summer is coming to Yellowstone National Park, which means March will see closures and lots of snowplows clearing the way for the millions of soon-to-arrive visitors. As the winter season at Yellowstone concludes, and the work of preparing the park’s roads and amenities for the summer begins. Most of the park’s entrances will close in…

3,806,305 – that’s how many people visited Yellowstone National Park in 2020.  Park officials have released the 2020 visitation numbers for Yellowstone National Park. On initial review, you might not even notice the national and global factors that had many fearing the park wouldn’t open at all last year. Yellowstone’s gates recorded 3,806,305 people entering…

Winter is coming . . . to Yellowstone National Park. The dates and open amenities for the winter season have been confirmed and the park will soon be open to over-snow travel through the West, East, and South entrances. The North Entrance, as always, is plowed and open to vehicles year-round. This marks the first…

The end of the season is in sight at Yellowstone, as most of the major roads and entrances will close next Monday, November 2. The weekend of Oct. 31 to Nov. 1 will be the last of the “summer” season in the park. As in every year, the West, South, and East entrances will be…


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