Yellowstone visitation in July exceeds 936,000

Yellowstone National Park recorded 936,062 visits last month as the busy summer tourist season ramped up (NPS / Jacob W. Frank).
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YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) - Yellowstone National Park recorded 936,062 visits last month as the busy summer tourist season ramped up.

The July visitation was down by about 4,500 from July 2018 when over 940,500 people visited the park.

The park in Wyoming, Montana and Idaho typically sees its most visitors during the summer months

So far this year, the first national park has hosted nearly 2.3 million visitors, which is down 1.19 percent from the same period last year and trails year-to-date visitation recorded in 2016 and 2017.

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