USA: Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Parks and Camping Resorts - Great Places to Camp with Friends and Family.
With summer family vacation time on the radar screen the folks at Jellystone have announced Yogi’s newest family vacation spots - each with a unique personality and all fun, friendly, clean, and service-oriented.Illinois: Pittsfield, Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camping Resort at Pine Lakes – Fishing, Boating, and Gemstone Panning.
Located in the gentle rolling hills of West Central Illinois, Yogi’s Pine Lakes location spans 105 acres and includes a 45-acre stocked lake. In addition to campsites they offer two-bedroom housekeeping cottages and more rustic camping cabins. Enjoy free fishing (no license required), beach swimming, hiking, boat rentals, golf cart rentals, planned activities, game room, hay rides, playgrounds, volleyball, cable TV, gem panning, Yogi and friends. Bonus points:
During the summer they have themed fun including lively birthday celebrations for Boo Boo™, Cindy Bear™ and Ranger Smith™ and of course Yogi Bear’s Birthday party in August! Also in the area:
From the campground it is an easy drive to Abe Lincoln’s Springfield. Location on the planet:
Jellystone Park at Pine Lakes 1405 Lakeview Heights Pittsfield, Illinois 62363. Toll-free 1-877-808-7463, (217) 285-6719 or www.pinelakesresort.com Virginia: Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camping Resort at Gloucester Point - Yogi Bear's Water Zone, Fishing from the Pier, and Crabbing.
Located in Gloucester County not far from Williamsburg, Jamestown, and Yorktown this camping resort provides a mix of tent sites, camping cabins and RV sites. Meet Yogi Bear; splash new Splash Park with Yogi Bear's Water Zone. Guests enjoy the book exchange, ceramics classes, volleyball, basketball, horseshoes, fishing from the pier, crabbing from the pier, Hey, Hey, Hey rides with Yogi, plus it is possible to rent, golf carts, pedal carts, and kayaks. Bonus points:
Organized activities run throughout the summer beginning in June with Greek Week and Carnival Week; moving to July for a Chocolate Extravaganza, and the traditional Christmas in July plus Beach Week. In August it’s Pirate Week, Crab & Fish Week. Also in the area:
Go boating, fishing, or crabbing in the Severn River or Chesapeake Bay and take advantage of the area's many shopping and outlet locations. Location on the planet:
Jellystone Park Camp-Resort at Gloucester Point 3149 Campground Road Hayes, Virginia 23072. (804) 642-4316 or www.jellystonegp.com Delaware: Lincoln, Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camping Resort at Cedar Creek Landing – Shopping, Beaches, and Family Fun Daily.
This camping location is just minutes from the Atlantic Ocean, Delaware Bay beaches, and tax free shopping in Rehoboth Beach. It offers 50 spacious sites, including camping cabins, and RV sites. The campground offers cable & wireless internet, concrete patios, picnic tables & fire rings, clubhouse, camp store, and laundry facilities. Benefits include game room, swimming pool, playground, outdoor movie theater (Cindy Bear's™ Cinema), horseshoe pit, and pedal cart rentals. Bonus points:
In June celebrate Yogi Bear™ birthday or enjoy Mardi Gras or join them for Christmas in July. In August it’s all about chocolate and junior ranger programs. Also in the area: Jungle Jim’s Waterpark, White Water Mountain at Midway Speedway, and Tanger Outlet Center. Location on the planet.
Jellystone Park at Cedar Creek Landing 8295 Brick Granary Rd. Lincoln, Delaware 19960. (302) 491-6614 or www.jellystonedelaware.comPennsylvania: Harrisville, Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Kozy Rest Campground – Fishing, Karaoke, and Hey, Hey, Hey Rides.
Located north of Pittsburgh, near Slippery Rock and Grove City in the countryside of Western Pennsylvania this wooded location caters to the needs of all camping styles from RVs and tents to cabin and yurt rentals. They have themed weekend activities from May through September with Karaoke, and Hey, Hey, Hey wagon rides with Yogi. Bonus points:
Within the camping complex they have a special group area called Kozy Club Arena with 23 campsites surrounding a wonderful picnic pavilion. Also in the area:
Enjoy activities like fishing and boating on Lake Arthur, hiking in the Clear Creek State Forest, and wildlife viewing along the Allegheny River Tract. Go golfing in Butler County; go sailing and windsurfing at Moraine State Park; shop ’til you drop at the Prime Outlet Mall in Grove City. Location on the planet:
Jellystone Park Kozy Rest Campground 449 Campground Road Harrisville, Pennsylvania 16038. (724) 735-2417 or www.pittsburghjellystone.com
Maine: Madison, Jellystone Park Camping Resort at Yonder Hill - Boo Boo™'s Birthday Party, Campfire Talks, and Private Fish Ponds.
This camping resort offers 120 campsites including 90 sites with full hookups, plus cabins and Adirondack shelters. Play pinball, board games, or billiards; swim in the outdoor pool or enjoy an evening by a campfire; play volleyball or follow the scenic natural trail to the fish ponds. Guests may enjoy cable TV connections as well as high-speed wireless internet access. There is a deli onsite and on weekends they have cook-outs including lobster bakes, pig roasts, steak dinners, bean suppers, and pasta plates. Bonus points:
Every Saturday they have arts ‘n crafts, a scavenger hunt for kiddos and bingo for adults. In June celebrate Mardis Gras or enjoy a Hawaiian themed weekend. In July it’s Christmas in July as well as Boo Boo™'s Birthday Party. Fun in August includes Yogi Bear's Birthday and the Skowhegan State Fair. Also in the area:
From our doorstep you will find hiking, cycling, four-wheeling, snowmobiling, rafting, and some of the best hunting and fishing in the state. Location on the planet:
Jellystone Park at Yonder Hill 221 Lakewood Road Madison, Maine 04950. (207) 474-7353 or www.yonderhilljellystone.comColorado: Montrose, Jellystone Park Camping Resort - Hot Springs, Fishing, and Trail Rides.
Located within site of the San Juan Mountains, this western resort camping spot offers 140 spacious sites, three deluxe cabins, and lodge rooms. The resort complex includes a playground and swimming pool. Vacation activities include Bocce ball horseshoes shuffleboard, and billiards plus pancake breakfasts & BBQs. Bonus points:
Nearby you will find jeep tours, trail rides, ATV rides, hunting, fishing, hot springs, boating, hiking, and golf. Also in the area: Black Canyon of Gunnison, hot springs and Swiss atmosphere in Ouray, and wilderness of the San Juan Mountains. Location on the planet:
Jellystone Park (formerly Country Village RV Resort) 22045 South Highway 550 Montrose, Colorado 81403. (970) 249-6382 or Jellystone Park Montrose
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 more than 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. Make it happen.
To browse the menu of fun camping spots go to www.campjellystone.comContent researched and written by FTF staff. Images provided by Yogi’s newest Jellystone properties in the USA. Copyright 2012.