Labor Day weekend visitation up 21% in YNP

MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS, Wyo. — Visitation in Yellowstone National Park has broken yet another record for Labor Day weekend.

Labor Day weekend vehicle entries into Yellowstone increased by 21% compared to pre-COVID-19 levels in 2019.

Friday, Sept. 3 saw the biggest increase in vehicle entries, 25%, compared to 2019. Sunday, Sept. 5 was the busiest day in the park with 12,280 total vehicles through the park’s five entrances.

On Saturday, Sept. 4, the South entrance saw a 119% increase in vehicle entries compared to 2019. 1,960 vehicles entered through the south entrance compared to 896 vehicles in 2019.

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