Mother’s Day

Give mom the gift of family this Mother’s Day at a Jellystone Park™! Mother’s Day is a special day to remember and honor your mom for all of the wonderful things she has done for your family. If you’re looking for great mother’s day gift ideas, then celebrate her at a Jellystone Park™. Whether she loves RV camping, the comfort of a cabin rental, or the beauty of tent camping, your mom will know how much she is loved this mother’s day at a Jellystone Park™ campground.

Each park has a slightly different approach to honoring mom, but there will be plenty of activities to enjoy. Some parks are serving breakfast while others have special Mother’s Day card making or crafts. However you decide to lavish your mom, she will feel the love of family and enjoy a weekend of being treated like a queen! It’s easy to come up with great mother’s day gift ideas with Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park™ Camp-Resorts!

Plus, this year we’re giving all moms who spend their weekend with us a custom mirror compact (while supplies last.)

Make your reservation today and give her a memorable, relaxing, and fun weekend the whole family will remember.

Disclaimer: If a Jellystone Park™ location is not listed, they either do not have Mother’s Day specific events or they are not yet open for the season.  To view a full list of locations, go to the Find a Park page.

2014 Mother’s Day Events

(will be updated soon for 2015)


Niagara Falls, Ontario – A whole weekend dedicated to games! We will be playing giant board games, sports, and classic game show games! On Sunday, create special cards and crafts for Mom! Yogi Bear™ will be delivering an early morning treat to Moms at their sites.


Elberta, AL – Treat mom to a special Mother’s Day Tea where you can present her with a special Mother’s Day Card and a bouquet of flowers that you made. Sign up in the office for a Mother’s day Pancake breakfast.


Estes Park, CO – Treat mom to a weekend away at Jellystone Park. Opening weekend special 15% off campsites and 20% off cabins.

Larkspur, CO – Mother’s Day Weekend activities


Milford, DE – Cindy Bear’s Mother’s Day Fairy Tale Weekend: Life is a fairy tale and moms will enjoy an enchanted weekend to live their own fairy tale! Join us for face painting, a nail party, Mother’s Day crafts, movies, bingo and magical carpet rides for princes and princesses. Candy hunt, Fairy Tale parade for moms, sand castle building and a Fairy Tale Movie Marathon.


Madison, FL – Bring mom and the family out for an exciting weekend. We’ll make cards and presents!


Bremen, GA – Mother’s Day weekend features Candy Bar Bingo, make a special sand plaster gift for mom, Mommy & Me double handprint craft, reptile show and much more.


Amboy, IL – Cindy Bear’s Fairy Tale Mother’s Day Weekend: Sand castles at the beach, horse-drawn carriage rides, an enchanted party, candy hunt, face painting, and magic carpet rides.

Goodfield, IL – 10% off a nights’ stay to American Cancer Society.

Pittsfield, IL – Let’s celebrate Mom the right way here at Jellystone Park at Pine Lakes! Moms, you deserve the best, and we will do our best to pamper you! Kids, make Mom a special gift, and we will have a special breakfast for Moms on Sunday. Take a family hey ride and spend some quality time with the family.


Bloomington, IN – Pick Your Purse Mother’s Day Party: Join our special guest Cindy Bear™ as we celebrate all mothers! Treat mom to a special gift just from you, cookies & canvas, and don’t forget to purchase your tickets to win a fancy purse just for her! Enjoy our Moms Only Swim Party and complimentary breakfast just for the mamas!

Fremont, IN – Girls just want to have fun and at Jellystone Park™, moms deserve the very best! We’ll serve free pancakes and champagne at breakfast, make her something special during ceramics, and treat her like royalty at our Moms Only pool hour with prizes! You will also enjoy bingo, wagon rides, games at the athletic fi eld, and much more!

Knightstown, IN – It’s Mom’s SPECIAL Weekend! Treat Mom like royalty this weekend. Create a Mother’s Day gift to make her day.

Pierceton, IN – MOTHER’S DAY & WAKE UP THE BEARS WEEKEND:  Create a paper dress on your mom.  Enjoy the fun with a mom and daughter look-a-like contest.   Special Mother’s Day Bingo. Don’t forget to bring your noisemakers because this weekend we wake up THE BEARS! Drop by the store to get your ticket for our special Mother’s Day drawing.  Mom and Dad will enjoy the evening of fun with music and great friends at the Wine and Cheese tasting party.

Plymouth, IN – This is mom’s weekend to relax and enjoy being a mom. Show your appreciation and make a special craft for your mom and pamper her at the spa where you can enjoy some refreshments too. Special order a flower for the special woman in your life. Serenade Mom Friday night at Karaoke and Mom and Dad can enjoy the evening together at the dance on Saturday night.


Lawrence, KS – All About Mom Mothers Day Weekend /Flower Power: Pamper Mom this weekend and treat her to a great weekend getaway at Jellystone Park. FREE GIFT for all Moms at check-in. Kids will get to make a special arts and craft gift for Mom. We will have more crafts, games and more.


Cave City, KY – Pamper Mom this weekend and treat her to a great weekend getaway at Jellystone Park. Kids make a special gift for Mom at arts and crafts. We’ll have t-shirt coloring, crafts, games and more. We’ll have a Mother-Daughter look-a-like contest as well. Kids dance the first dance with Mom and the Friday night family dance. Bring Mom to the Ranger Station Sunday morning for complimentary waffle breakfast for the entire family. Don’t forget Saturday night karaoke and hey-hey-hey rides!


Robert, LA – MOTHER’S DAY CELEBRATION! We’ll start with a “Moms Only” wine & cheese party on Friday. Enjoy a yummy steak dinner (fee) Saturday before the Band. Champagne & Pancake Breakfast Sunday “Free for Moms”. (Fee on side orders, mom’s too. Fee for pancakes, dads & kids.)


Hagerstown, MD – This is the weekend to celebrate your mom. Don’t miss the special photo opportunity for mom, her family and Cindy Bear. Moms get pampered with “special” facials and other TLC. Girls and Moms are invited to a “purse party.” Kids dance the first dance with Mom at the Saturday night dance. Give Mom a break from cooking and come to the special Sunday brunch; bring the family and Mom eats free. Oh! Did we mention the moms-only Wine and Cheese Party?


Frankenmuth, MI – Celebrate with Mom this weekend. Special activities for mom and the kids on Saturday. Make a Mother’s Day craft and a Mom’s only swim time planned.

Grayling, MI – Why not take Mom camping for her big day? Campsites are only $20 per site (based on 2 adults/2 children) and rental units are 25% off! Treat Mom to a free round of mini golf and a pedal kart ride.

Silver Lake, MI – Mother’s Day/Hill Climb Weekend. Pamper your special Mom this weekend. All Moms will receive free coffee and donuts at the Ranger Station. Kids can make a special craft to dedicate to Mom and area attractions will provide even more to do for families! Mt. Baldy Hill Climb On Sunday.

South Haven, MI – Mothers, this weekend is for you! Register Mom for a free gift, and kids even make Mom a present. Lastly treat mom to a pancake breakfast on Mother’s Day morning. (Mothers eat Free!)


Austin, MN – What better way to show our love for our mommies than a special camping weekend just for her? We will be making a craft for mom; having a mother/daughter nail-polish tea party; and hosting our annual Shop, Relax, Wine & Cheese Party (age 21+ will be issued tickets for wine, with valid ID). Enjoy a family hayride, as well as ceramics and Colortime. Look forward to Karaoke to end the night on Saturday. BONUS: Yogi Bear said to charge all families Basic Rate and give them All-Inclusive privileges. Shhh, don’t tell Ranger Smith™.


Pelahatchie, MS – Make Mom a gift at the Activity Center, and a Free pancake breakfast for Mom on Sunday Morning.


Eureka, MO – This weekend, it’s all about mom! Mom gets a free Mother’s Day gift and pancake breakfast Sunday morning! Don’t miss our Runway Mom contest, plus nominate mommy for Mom Of The Year! Bring along a pair of plain rubber flip-flops for flip flop decorating Saturday!

Forsyth/Branson, MO – Bring Mom out for a special time at Jellystone Park. 
It’s Mom’s SPECIAL Weekend! Treat Mom like royalty this weekend. Let’s give Mom Saturday night off and join us for a special spaghetti dinner ($) in the Cartoon Cafe. Bring the whole family and Moms eat free.

New Jersey

Elmer, NJ – Come in and show that special lady in your life just how much we love them. All moms will receive a special gift, free pancake breakfast and much more.

New York

Cooperstown, NY – MOTHER’S DAY/ WAKE UP THE BEARS: Welcome back for another GREAT camping season! Yogi Bear, Boo Boo and our entire staff are excited to see some familiar faces as well as some new ones this year! Yogi Bear and Boo Boo have hibernated all winter long and are ready to have fun! Come along as we wake up the bears to join us for the festivities! We’ll help you pamper Mom this weekend with a Mary Kay facial.

Gardiner, NY – Yogi Bear™ and Boo Boo™ love Moms so bring your Mom to enjoy a fun filled weekend that’s all about her! Special crafts and events.

Mexico, NY – We’ll help you pamper Mom this weekend. Make Mom a gift, play Mom & Me games and more. Sunday FREE breakfast for Mom with a minimum of one paid adult breakfast, when accompanied by family. And as a way to say “Thank You”, we have a special offer just for active duty military and veterans. Book an Electric/Water site for this weekend and receive 50% off regular spring pricing. You must present your active military or veterans ID to receive the discount. Must mention discount when reserving to receive this special rate. There is a minimum two-night stay. No other discounts apply.

North Hudson, NY – Dad & kids, it’s your turn to cook! Mom cooked for Easter in March, now it’s your turn to cook Easter Dinner for Mom. We provide the ham and you bring the side dishes and drinks. Egg hunt, egg coloring, egg volleyball and more!

North Java, NY – Pamper Mom this weekend. Free gift for all Moms at check-in!! Make sure you don’t miss out on our Mother’s Day Facials! Participate in the Mother – Daughter Look-a-Like Contest, Mom & Kids Relays, and much more. Dads & Kids can make something special at our No Moms Allowed craft session. 50% off all Campsites, Cabins, Chalets & Deluxe Trailers.

Woodridge, NY – Mother’s Day/Thanks to You Weekend: Happy Mother’s Day MOM! Show Mom how much you love her by painting her favorite ceramic! It’s Mother’s Day Facials & Manicures w/Cindy Bear, Moms sit back and relax and let your kids give you a facial & manicure! On Sunday, there is an Eggs and Bagel Breakfast ($) where Moms eat free!! Enjoy FREE* site or 1/2 off summer rental unit rate for active teachers, firemen, nurses or EMTs (valid id required). With our thanks! For all others, sites are $41/night; cabins are $30 off per night; deluxe lodges and RV rentals are $50 off per night.

North Carolina

Cherokee, NC – MOTHER’S DAY WEEKEND & FIRESIDE CIRCLEHappy Mother’s Day! Show Mom how much you love her by making something special with crafts. Mom receives a free pancake breakfast Sunday morning. Come join in on the family fun for all.

Marion, NC – May 5th – 11th Mother’s Day Week: It’s Mom’s turn to get out of the kitchen or away from the grill!  Start her Saturday off with a  “MUFFINS with MOM” celebration (campers must register in advance for this event)! Mom is FREE and kids and Dad pay $.  Later enjoy time with Mom at the pool, then have fun creating a special gift just for Mom during arts and crafts time! Opening weekend for pool & waterslide

Tabor City, NC – Bring Mom for some free pampering. Don’t forget to register your Mom for a free gift.


Mt. Gilead/Columbus – Let Yogi Bear™ help pamper Mom for the weekend! And don’t forget, Yogi Bear™ has a free gift just for her.


Harrisville, PA – Mothers-R-Special Weekend: Happy Mother’s Day! Come celebrate and show your appreciation for your fantastic mom! Shopping Spree Extravaganza, Craft for Mom, Mother-child scavenger hunt, Enter Mom in our gift give away, FREE wristband for Mom with purchase of a child wristband!

Mill Run, PA – MOTHER’S DAY WEEKEND: Bring Mom for some free pampering, manicure and hairstyle. Register Mom for a free gift. Come make Mom a present at kid’s crafts. Take Mom to dinner at our restaurant for one of our specials, she’ll receive a free dessert with her meal ($).

Milton, PA – Mom will be a Queen for the day on Saturday. Start by making Mom a special craft in the morning. Then Cindy Bear honors all Queen Mothers & Princess Daughters with a Tea Party Saturday afternoon. Show off your Queen & Princess outfits at the Tea Party. Free breakfast for Mom who comes with her family on Sunday! (Small fee for everyone else) Bingo of course plus the Snack Bar opens this weekend!! Please note–Bicycle Helmets are required for children under age 12.

Quarryville, PA – Make Mother’s Day memorable! We are celebrating all mothers this weekend with a special Mother’s Day pampering from the kids, free pancake breakfast on Saturday for moms, free Mother’s Day craft and card-making and Mother’s Day Basket BINGO. Join us for mother/child lookalike contest, a Mother’s Day scavenger hunt and family movie night. Cindy Bear will be celebrating too.  All campsite guests can add either a Thursday or Sunday night stay to this two- night reservation (Fri. & Sat.) for only $25! Cabin renters – the third night is half price!

South Carolina

Swansea, SC – Enjoy Friday Family Fun Movie, Kid’s Crafts – Special gift for Mom. Choose free craft or upgrade. ($), Golf Cart and Bike Parade, Mrs. Jellystone Contest! Mom can win a great prize!, Candy Bar Bingo, Pancake Breakfast Sunday ($) Moms Eat Free

South Dakota

Sioux Falls, SD – Treat Mom to a special weekend. 20% off all sites! Make your mom a special Mother’s Day Gift! Carnations and a hug from Yogi Bear.


Gatlinburg, TN – Time out for Mom! Get your special Mom away from the hustle and bustle of her daily grind and give her time to relax. Come on Sunday morning for all you can eat pancake breakfast ($) with coffee, milk and juice. Moms eat for FREE! Dedicate your favorite karaoke song to your Mom at our karaoke night. Celebrate her and make a one of a kind Mother’s Day card or treat her to a free round of mini-golf!

Nashville, TN – Mother’s Day with Cindy Bear Weekend: Celebrate Mother’s Day with your gal pal Cindy Bear. Moms will be pampered on our Saturday Spa Day with a twist. Enjoy a Mother’s Day Tea Party with Cindy Bear. Make Mom a special gift and card. Join us for a Special Breakfast on Sunday morning at the Hot Rod Ice Cream Shoppe. Mother’s will also receive a special gift on this special weekend.


Burleson, TX – Mom’s “Da Bomb” Weekend: “Mom’s the word” during this weekend full of fun and memories. Activities will have a special gift for moms. Get your family picture taken with Yogi Bear and friends. Then, decorate a keepsake frame in which to display it. Kids, pamper your mom with a manicure, massage, or facial at Cindy Bear’s “Mom Spa”. Make a special secret craft for Mother’s Day to give to mom. Get mom to compete with you in our third annual “My Mom Ain’t No Sissy” challenge. Take mom to an outdoor evening movie. Or, treat mom to free breakfast on Mother’s Day morning. Participate in the “North Texas Jellystone Pitch” Horseshoe Tournament on May 10th.

Canyon Lake, TX – It is Mom’s special day, so we’re celebrating with a special little something for mom at check-in.  Let her relax while the kids make a card and have fun! Don’t forget, pancakes are free for Mom on Sunday!

Fredericksburg/Texas Wine Country, TX – Come spend a wonderful Weekend out with your mom! And this weekend moms it’s about you! Have fun making fun crafts, watching great movies, and tons of family activities!

Tyler, TX – Give Mom a special weekend full of fun memories and relaxation. Get your family picture taken with Yogi Bear. Gift Mom a Tie Dye T-Shirt or paint her a ceramic to take home.  Get Mom to compete with you in our “#1 Mom Washer Tournament.”  Treat Mom to a free donut breakfast on Mother’s Day.

Waller, TX – Happy Mother’s Day! Make a special gift for mom in the craft center to show her how much you love her. Mom gets a free pancake breakfast Sunday morning.

Wichita Falls, TX – Mother’s Day Brunch & Tea Party – Calling all Moms- This is your weekend! Bring you family to the Ranch this weekend for a Wonderland of fun and excitement. The Mad Hatter has thrown a beautifully decorate Mother’s Day Bruch and Tea Party for you and your guests! Come in your best themed outfit- and maybe you will be crowned the Queen of Hearts!!! The Grand Lodge will host activities with Mom’s and their families in mind all weekend! Make sure to book your stay early this weekend is very popular! 20% Off for Moms who book 3 nights or more!


Emporia,VA – Special gift from Yogi Bear for Mom. Make a special gift for Mom. Scavenger hunt, Yogi Bear in person and more!

Gloucester Point,VA – It’s a Mother’s Day Royal Holiday with activities like: make mom a Queen’s jewelry box, Noble Family Tournaments, Cindy Bear™ Spa Spectacular and breakfast fit for a Queen!

Luray,VA – Let’s show Mom some love this weekend. Kids make a gift for Mom at crafts, sing songs on the wagon ride, and Moms are free at candy bar bingo. This is the weekend of Luray’s Festival of Spring, 3 miles away on Main Street. Pools and Yogi Bear’s Water Zone are open daily. The waterslide opens Saturdays starting this weekend. This is a sneak preview weekend for our new Water Zone. Everyone who is a guest of the park this weekend will receive a certificate for $25 off a future stay in 2014, or $40 if the future stay includes a weekday.

Natural Bridge,VA – Cindy Bear’s Mother’s Day Fairy Tale Weekend: All princesses and knights from across the land have gathered for an event that is sure to be grand!
Make a princess crown or knight’s sword at our fairytale crafts, and storm the forts and fight off the dragons during our Rescue the Princess relay races. Dress as your favorite fairytale character and join us at our “Happily Ever After Glow Stick Dance.” Saturday evening, bring a baked good and join us for our Cake Walk benefiting the Susan G. Komen foundation. Sunday morning, Moms eat free at our Mother’s Day pancake breakfast!


Bagley, WI – Pamper mom this weekend with our family activities that will knock her socks off! We will be quizzing the kids to see how well they know mom, having a mom vs. child scavenger hunt, making mother’s day cards, having a pampering session for mom, and for the moms that are crazed bingo fans…Adult Bingo! Ranger Smith has caught the spring fever and is offering the 2 NIGHTS FOR THE PRICE OF ONE special again for this weekend!

Caledonia, WI – This Celebration will be filled with games and free cake and ice cream while supplies last. We are teaming up with Make-A-Wish ® Wisconsin and donating $5 per campsite or cabin booking for the weekend of May 10-12.

Fort Atkinson, WI – We all know that Mom’s are special so we have planned a special day just for her. Treat Mom to a FREE pancake breakfast at Yogi’s Place. Paint a special ceramic or T-shirt just for Mom. Free 3×5 picture frame from Yogi Bear for the first 75 Moms.

Fremont, WI – Ready to spend some quality time with that special lady in your life? Come to Jellystone for a relaxing and enjoyable weekend full of pampering for mom! We’ll have a nail party, mommy makeover, mom/child games, and let’s not forget the Mother’s day craft . Come and relax on this very special weekend.

Warrens, WI – We all know that Mom’s are special so we have planned a special day just for her. Treat Mom to a FREE pancake breakfast at Yogi’s Place. Paint a special ceramic or T-shirt just for Mom.

Wisconsin Dells, WI – Magnificent Mother’s Day Weekend: Give Mom a special weekend full of fun and memories, plus a FREE gift. Treat Mom to a free round of mini-golf and make a special Mothers’ day card. Kids, pamper your Mom with a manicure, pedicure, or a massage at the Yogi Bear Mom Spa. Surprise Mom with breakfast in bed hand delivered by Yogi Bear™! (5/11) Oh, and did we mention the Wine and Cheese tasting party (5/10)! Celebrate Mom and reward her with a fun weekend getaway at Jellystone Park.