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February Visitation Down In Yellowstone

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(DENVER)  Visitation figures from Yellowstone National Park indicate a drop last month in recreational visits to the park.  According to statistics posted by the National Park Service Visitor Use Statistics office, almost 3,000 fewer visitors entered the park during the month for a nine percent decline in recreational visits.  With non-recreational traffic into the park nearly identical to the same month in 2013, total traffic through the gates was somewhat less of a decline.  Park Spokesman Al Nash reminds that during the month of February, the area experienced an extended period of sub-zero temperatures which often discourage people from participating in outdoor recreation.

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