If you went to Yellowstone National Park in June, you weren't alone. The park saw record visitation last month as more than 610,000 folks made their way to Yellowstone.
The hard number was 612,095. That’s up 2,489 visitors from June 2007, and marks only the second time in history that Yellowstone’s June visitation has topped the 600-thousand mark.
For the first six months of the year, the park recorded 947,647 visitors. While that’s down slightly from last year’s record of 978,235 visitors, this is the second-highest visitation level ever recorded for the first six months of the year. It remains well above the 889,234 visitors recorded for the first six months of 2006.
Yellowstone had a record 3,151,342 visitors in 2007. The old mark was set in 1992 at 3,144,405 visitors. The bulk of the park’s visitation occurs May through September.
Detailed visitor information figures are available online at this site.