Yellowstone Sees Increase in Labor Day Weekend Visits

Yellowstone Sees Increase in Labor Day Weekend Visits

MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS, WY —Park-wide vehicle entries through the Labor Day weekend showed a 21 percent increase over the same weekend in 2019, according to the Yellowstone National Park’s Public Affairs Office. This year is compared to 2019 instead of 2020 because of COVID-19.  

Visitation statistics (*vehicle entries) per day for September 3-6, 2021, compared to August 30-September 2, 2019, are listed below.  

Park entrance Vehicle entries   Percent increase 2021 over 2019 
   Friday, September 3, 2021  Friday, August 30, 2019   
East 882 725 22% 
North 1,718 1,361  26% 
Northeast 477 522 -9% 
South 1,750 1,189 47% 
West 4,118 3,337 23% 
Total  8,945 7,134 25% 
        
  Saturday, September 4, 2021 Saturday, August 31, 2019   
East 1,018 919  11% 
North 2,152 1,771 22% 
Northeast 710 687 3% 
South 1,960 896 119% 
West 5,222 4,640 13% 
Total  11,062 8,913  24% 
        
  Sunday, September 5, 2021 Sunday, September 1, 2019   
East 1,506 1,204 25% 
North 2,435 1,964 24% 
Northeast 803 959 -16% 
South 2,100 1,116 88% 
West 5,536 5,064 9% 
Total 12,380 10,307 20
        
  Monday, September 6, 2021 Monday, September 2, 2019   
East 1,157 995 16% 
North 1,980 1,575 26% 
Northeast 745 854 -13% 
South 1,807 1,528 18% 
West 4,293 3,599 19% 
Total 9,982 

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