Glacier National Park tops 3 million visitors in 2019; down from 2017

Glacier National Park. (Sherry Devlin/Missoula Current file photo)

(KPAX) Glacier National Park officials report that more than 3 million visitors entered the park this year.

Since last fall, the park has seen an overall increase of more than 85,000 people. The West Glacier Entrance saw the highest volume, with an increase of more than 200,000 visitors.

Meanwhile, the visitation numbers at Two Medicine slightly decreased by 15,000, the park said.

Overnight stay in Glacier increased by more than 35,000 with overnight backcountry stays increasing by more than 2,000 campers.

These overall numbers did not exceed the record-high number of visitors in 2017.