The park had over 483,000 recreation final month, up 11 per cent from Might 2019, park officers mentioned Friday.
To this point, Yellowstone is having its busiest 12 months in latest reminiscence. The park recorded over 658,000 visits from January by way of Might, essentially the most since 594,000 visits throughout that point in 2016.
Often the park opens to automobiles between mid April and mid Might however final 12 months was closed from late March by way of most of Might as a result of coronavirus. The park’s two Wyoming entrances opened for the summer season season Might 18 and its three Montana entrances opened June 1.
Tourism rebounded and the park posted its second-busiest August and busiest September and October on report.
The park completed 2020 with 3.8 million recreation visits, down 5 per cent from 2019.