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Yellowstone's July Attendance Through the Roof...Er, the Big Sky
Wednesday, August 04, 2010 - 05:07 PM
(Billings, MT -- Jackie Yamanaka, Yellowstone Public Radio) Yellowstone National Park officials today announced July set a new record for visitation -- at more than 957-thousand people. That's the largest number to ever visit the park in any month and comes on the heels of a new visitation record for June.
It's also the first time in Yellowstone's history that the number of visitors for the first seven months of the year has topped the 2-million mark.
Yellowstone officials are struggling to cope with the record traffic -- the story here.