Dinosaur Nat’l Monument visitor numbers up

DINOSAUR | December visitation numbers for Dinosaur National Monument showed a 13.8 percent increase for the month over 2015 statistics, with the year ending with an overall increase over 2015. On December 31, recreational visits for the year tallied a total of 304,314– a 4.3 percent increase over the 2015 annual visitation.
The first four months of 2016 showed a decrease in visitation over 2015, most likely due to more typical winter conditions than the previous year. May through December all showed increases over the previous year. The 4 percent increase in visitation the monument experienced this year was on top of the 16 percent increase that occurred in 2015.
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