National park tourism benefits both the. Efforts to confirm the park s total area continue.
Other most visited national parks include the grand canyon yosemite and the first national park in the u s yellowstone which was established in 1872.
Yellowstone national park tourism statistics. National park service. The first national park and a favorite destination to millions of visitors each year. Last calendar year report displays annual recreation visitors from when the selected park began reporting to the last calendar year.
Yellowstone national park was established on march 1 1872. National park service visitor use statistics stats 2 7 1 17543 20191220 12 49 45. Yellowstone with over 2 000 campsites making it a perfect destination for families of all ages.
63 air miles north to south 102 km. Boon and bane travelers from near and far are descending on both parks in record numbers. Yellowstone national park total visitor statistics.
National park service u s. Department of the interior natural resource stewardship and science. No area figures have been scientifically verified.
Yellowstone has variety of wonders including geysers wildlife and boundless scenery. For complete records of national park service visitation and other statistics check out the public use statistics office. National park service visitor use statistics stats 2 7 1 17543 20191220 12 49 45.
Select a state in the map to view national park locations or select a park in the pick list. 3 472 square miles 8 991 km 2 2 221 766 acres or 899 116 hectares. Yellowstone national park in the united states the country s oldest national park attracted a total of approximately 4 02 million visitors in 2019 down from the previous year s total of 4.
For yellowstone s neighbor to the south grand teton national park the cost surpasses 200 million. Yellowstone national park is perhaps the most iconic national park in the united states from childhood memories of watching yogi bear tiptoe through jellystone park looking for pic a nic basket to hearing about the phenomenon that is old faithful yellowstone is ingrained in american culture and history. Yellowstone is the world s first national park.
Yellowstone np yell reports. Visitor information and planning for yellowstone national park. Annual park recreation visits with graph 1904 last.
Raw numbers are included in the table below. The average visitation to yellowstone per month from 2014 2018. Approximate visitor numbers march 01 1872 december 31 2018.