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Elk Ride Visitors Decline

April 27, 2012 Greater Yellowstone, Jackson Hole, Teton County No Comments
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Ridership on the sleigh rides through the National Elk Refuge over the past winter season posted a slight decline from the previous year, according a just-released report from the Refuge.  According to that report, a total of 20-thousand-424 people took the horse-drawn tour of the wintering herd between December and April compared with 20-thousand-705 the previous year.  That’s a decline of 1.4%.  Meanwhile, the inter-agency visitor center experienced a 1.3% increase during that same period.  At the same time, the Refuge report says that the various activities at the visitor center and on the Refuge saw strong participation from visitors to the valley.

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