Yellowstone Park sees second-busiest June on record - ABC FOX Montana Local News, Weather, Sports KTMF | KWYB

Yellowstone Park sees second-busiest June on record

Posted: Updated:

Another busy June for Yellowstone National Park, but visitation dropped this year compared to June 2016.

New numbers from the park Wednesday show more than 803,298 people visited the park last month.

In June of 2016, that number was almost 840,000.

While 2017 has been a very busy year for the park with more than 1.3 million visitors so far, visitation is down by about 5 percent.
 

  • Most Popular

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • 2 people killed, 4 injured in crash west of Kalispell

    2 people killed, 4 injured in crash west of Kalispell

    The Montana Highway Patrol says black ice contributed to a single vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 2 in northwestern Montana that killed a Kalispell couple and injured four others.
    The Montana Highway Patrol says black ice contributed to a single vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 2 in northwestern Montana that killed a Kalispell couple and injured four others.
  • Phillips Co. wildfire sends smoke plumes over 100 miles

    Phillips Co. wildfire sends smoke plumes over 100 miles

    Friday, November 24 2017 3:55 PM EST2017-11-24 20:55:54 GMT

    There's still no known cause or exact acreage on that wildfire, which is burning southeast of Malta.  The flames erupted earlier this afternoon. According to the National Weather Service in Glasgow, smoke plumes appearing on radar were stretching over 100 miles long. It is also unclear at this time whether structures are threatened.  We'll continue to update you as we learn more information.   

    There's still no known cause or exact acreage on that wildfire, which is burning southeast of Malta.  The flames erupted earlier this afternoon. According to the National Weather Service in Glasgow, smoke plumes appearing on radar were stretching over 100 miles long. It is also unclear at this time whether structures are threatened.  We'll continue to update you as we learn more information.   

  • 2 people killed, 4 injured in crash west of Kalispell

    2 people killed, 4 injured in crash west of Kalispell

    Wednesday, November 22 2017 1:31 PM EST2017-11-22 18:31:14 GMT

    KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) - The Montana Highway Patrol says black ice contributed to a single vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 2 in northwestern Montana that killed a Kalispell couple and injured four others.

    KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) - The Montana Highway Patrol says black ice contributed to a single vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 2 in northwestern Montana that killed a Kalispell couple and injured four others.

  • UPDATE: Man in custody for fatal Bozeman stabbing

    Man in custody for fatal Bozeman stabbing

    Wednesday, November 22 2017 10:51 AM EST2017-11-22 15:51:45 GMT

    A man is in custody as Bozeman police investigate a homicide. Bozeman police say it's no longer an active scene and more details will be released soon. The crime occurred at 9th and Durston. 

    A man is in custody as Bozeman police investigate a homicide. Bozeman police say it's no longer an active scene and more details will be released soon. The crime occurred at 9th and Durston. 

  • Big Sky Resort, ways you can save money on the slope

    Big Sky Resort, ways you can save money on the slope

    Friday, November 24 2017 6:34 AM EST2017-11-24 11:34:12 GMT

    Skiing can be an expensive hobby but, Big Sky Resort has a bunch of deals that can help save you money for when you want to hit the slope. 

    Skiing can be an expensive hobby but, Big Sky Resort has a bunch of deals that can help save you money for when you want to hit the slope. 

  • Pipeline protester found guilty in Fort Benton

    Pipeline protester found guilty in Fort Benton

    Wednesday, November 22 2017 8:03 PM EST2017-11-23 01:03:23 GMT

    65 year old Leonard Higgins turned off an emergency valve at a Spectra Energy site last October just south of Big Sandy. Not only did the self-proclaimed activist admit to turning the valve off. He video taped himself as he did it. 

    65 year old Leonard Higgins turned off an emergency valve at a Spectra Energy site last October just south of Big Sandy. Not only did the self-proclaimed activist admit to turning the valve off. He video taped himself as he did it. 

  • Missoula family thankful for stranger's holiday generosity

    Missoula family thankful for stranger's holiday generosity

    Thursday, November 23 2017 1:30 AM EST2017-11-23 06:30:11 GMT

    One Missoula family is giving thanks after a secret Santa pays off the layaway payments for their children's toys. 

    One Missoula family is giving thanks after a secret Santa pays off the layaway payments for their children's toys. 

  • Missoula Turkey Day Fun Run had a record number of runners and walkers

    Missoula Turkey Day Fun Run had a record number of runners and walkers this year

    Friday, November 24 2017 11:22 AM EST2017-11-24 16:22:28 GMT

    We followed a man who is racing back to get to his turkey on Thanksgiving.

    We followed a man who is racing back to get to his turkey on Thanksgiving.

Powered by Frankly

Features

  • More Features
  • Powered by WorldNow
    All content © Copyright 2000 - 2017 Cowles Montana Media. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.