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Jellystone Parks™ in Canada offer terrific vacation value plus great recreation programs onsite. Days include encounters with Yogi Bear and Friends, sandcastle building, gem mining, pool time, games along with arts & crafts, and maybe a hayride in the afternoon. Nights often include a family friendly movie in the early evening, campfires, stargazing, and local entertainment. Great family vacations one day at a time.
This spunky network of camping resorts focuses on providing great family vacations one day at a time. In addition to tent campsites, and rustic cabins many locations also offer cottages, full service cabins, and Canadian Habitats also known as yurts! Park benefits include family vacation essentials: swimming pools, game rooms, playgrounds, mini-golf courses, wagon rides, volleyball, fishing, gem mining, and video theaters. Plus sites provide daily activities managed by on-staff recreation directors. Bonus points:
Themed weekends are planned throughout the year and include Yogi Bear’s Birthday Party, Christmas in July, Easter in August, Halloween, and Mardi Gras.
We have summarized the locations to make it easy to find the perfect family vacation base in Canada.New Brunswick: Woodstock, Yogi's Jellystone Park and Camping Resort – Gem Mining, Mini Golf, and Celebrating with Yogi.
Located on Trans Canada Hwy 2, in the heart of the peaceful St. John River Valley this location is celebrating three decades of camping vacations. They have 160 campsites including RV spots, tenting sites, and cabin rentals. Family activity options include two pools, playgrounds, two waterslides, hayrides, mini-golf, and themed activity weekends June-September. Plus for convenience there are laundry facilities, hot showers, a dump station, snack bar, and camp store. Bonus points:
They are we are expecting special visits from Boo Boo™, Cindy Bear™, and Ranger Smith™ throughout the summer. Also in the area:
the World’s Longest Covered Bridge, The Potato World Museum, and King’s Landing Historical Settlement. Location on the planet:
Woodstock, New Brunswick, Canada NB E7M 6B. (506)328-6287, toll-free 1-888-222-YOGI (888-222-9644) or www.jellystoneparknb.comNova Scotia: Kingston Yogi's Jellystone Park and Camping Resort - Archery, Chocolate Bar Bingo, and Bumper Boats.
Located in the beautiful Annapolis Valley, this camping and lodging resort offers more than 200 options including tent sites, RV spots and rust, comfy cabins and deluxe cottages all catering to families with children. They provide a rich mix of family activities and entertainment including bumper boat rides, a swimming and kiddie pool, a kiddie water slide, playgrounds, movies, hiking trails, archery clinics, and sports courts, plus fun stuff like chocolate bar bingo, sunflower spitting contests, and gemstone mining. Bonus points:
Themed weekend activities are offered May-September. Also in the area:
Brier Island Whale and Seabird Cruises, Lobsterman Tours, and Oaklawn Farm Zoo. Location on the planet:
43 Boo Boo Blvd. Kingston, Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia, Canada B0P 1R0. Toll-free 1-888-225-7773 or www.jellystonens.comOntario: Amherstburg, Yogi's Jellystone Park and Camping Resort – Horseshoes, Mini Golf, and DJ Saturday Nights.
Located about 20 miles from the Detroit/Windsor Bridge near the Canada South Science City this park has more than 300 sites including tent sites, RV spots, bare bones units, deluxe cabins, and a rustic trailer. Family activity options include two swimming pools, a splash pad, playground, game room, and mini-golf. Themed weekend activities run May through September and include Yogi’s hoedown, vacationing with aliens and spaceships, an Ontario 'beach bash' with sand castles and hula hoops, Christmas in July, 50’s and 60’s fun, and in October a spook-tastic Halloween weekend. The park complex also has laundry facilities, RV storage, three pavilions, LP gas, and general store. Bonus points
: DJ every Saturday Night from June until Labor Day. Also in the area:
Fort Malden National Historic Site, Bois Blanc Island Lighthouse, North American Black Historical Museum, and Holiday Beach plus lovely Wineries and a Farmers' Market. Location on the planet:
RR #1, 4610 City Rd 18 Amherstburg, Ontario, Canada N9V 2Y7. Toll-free 1-800-558-2954 or (519) 736-3201 or www.campybear.com Ontario: Bradford, Jellystone Park and Camping Resort - Frisbee Toss, Scavenger Hunts, and "Hey, Hey, Hey" Rides with Yogi.
This family friendly park is located just north of Lake Ontario near Paramount Canada’s Wonderland Amusement Park, the Ontario Science Center, the Toronto Zoo, and the Royal Ontario Museum. They have 150 spacious sites ideal for a tent or RV including 28 furnished Canadian Habitats also known as yurts. Onsite you will find an in ground, heated swimming pool, a large sand pile, playground, horseshoe pits, mini-putt golf, sports fields, arcade, and pedal karts plus nature trails, and gem mining. They also have laundry facilities, a dump station, general store, and discount tickets to Canada’s Wonderland. Bonus points:
They have themed weekend activities from May through September with Karaoke, and Hey, Hey, Hey wagon rides with Yogi. Also in the area:
hiking and swimming at Scanlon Creek Conservation Area, Upper Canada Mall in Newmarket, Vaughan Mills Mega Mall and Canada's Wonderland – a premier theme park featuring more than 200 attractions, 65 thrilling rides, and Splash Works, a 20-acre water park. Location on the planet:
3666 Simcoe Rd. 88, RR #1 Bradford, Ontario L3Z 2A4. (905) 775-1377 or www.jellystonetoronto.com Ontario: Niagara Falls, Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park and Camping Resort - Sandcastle Building, Yogi’s Birthday Celebration, and Easter in August.
Located three miles from Niagara Falls this camping park has themed cottages and cabins, rental trailers, tent sites, bare bone camping cabins, wooded sites, and more than 200 sites for RVs. Family activity choices include a large playground, wagon rides, a heated pool, sports courts, an arcade, movies, and themed weekends May-August which include a wild safari, Yogi’s birthday in June, Christmas in July, Easter in August, a retro 50s and 60s theme, and SCARE Factor family style. Enjoy playing chocolate bar bingo, beach ball, volleyball, free throw contests, sandcastle building, and Sunday worship service. Onsite you will find hot showers, laundry facilities, and a convenience store. Bonus points:
They have family adventure packages and also offer shuttle buses to Niagara Falls. Also in the area:
The amazing falls, Maid of the Mist Boat Tours, Marineland, Safari Niagara, and the Butterfly Conservatory. Location on the planet:
8676 Oakwood Drive Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada L2E 6S5. Toll-free 1-800-558-2954, (905)354-1432 or www.jellystoneniagara.caMake it happen.
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About Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park™ Camp-Resorts.
Launched in 1969, the Jellystone Park system is the second largest chain of campgrounds in the United States, boasting over 75 campgrounds with more than 15,000 campsites in 30 states and Canada. Its Camp-Resorts are among the best campgrounds in the industry with a quality reputation for being fun, friendly, clean and service-oriented parks. Additionally, each Jellystone Park is themed with Yogi Bear elements providing instant recognition and consumer appeal. It is truly a place “Where You Camp With Friends.”® Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts are franchised through Leisure Systems, Inc. (LSI), a wholly owned subsidiary of The Park River Corporation, Cincinnati, Ohio. For more information, visit www.campjellystone.com Passport Requirements for Canada.
Visitors of all nationalities, and ages, need a valid passport to enter Canada by land, sea and air. Entry requirements for U.S. Citizens have some variances: everyone arriving in Canada by air, land and sea needs a passport or equivalent travel document meaning an Enhanced Driver's License (EDL) which proves both citizenship and identity. (ELD is only valid for entry into Canada by land or sea.). Not all states offer licensing option so if you have never heard of ELDt then it is not an option so dust off your passports. Exceptions apply to children. U.S. and Canadian citizens ages 15 or younger with parental consent are allowed to cross the borders at land and sea entry points with certified copies of their birth certificates (or original with the raised stamp) in lieu of a passport. Need to know:
Visitors of all ages arriving in Canada by air require a passport, or an equivalent travel document. Content researched by FTF and images provided by respective Jellystone Camping Resorts. Copyright 2012.