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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…

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…

When it comes to the national popularity and economic contribution of Wyoming’s National Park Service sites – we’re right in the middle. The website Outdoorsy has released its analysis of The Best States for National Park Trips. Outdoorsy has been called “the Airbnb of RV Rentals” and allows people to rent motor homes and campers…

August 2020 was the 2nd busiest August in Yellowstone’s history, seeing 881,543 recreation visits. The record was set during the August 2017 solar eclipse – 916,166 visits. While this record is certainly impressive, it isn’t enough to rectify the downward trend observed from the pandemic. 2020 continues to have the lowest attendance of the last…

There’s a new part of Matthew 25:31-40 that is permissible now: if in prison, you can go visit me. The Park County Sheriff’s Office Detention Center is allowing limited inmate visits starting this weekend, weekend Saturday, July 25th and Sunday July 26th. The key word is “limited” as there are a number of stipulations and…

Another health order amendment will likely delight the state’s seniors. The Wyoming Department of Health has issued updated guidance which allows long-term care facilities to permit in-person visitation – but only outdoors and under specific guidelines. Each facility must designate a specific outdoor space for visitation, limit the number of visitors to two persons at…


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