Lake Monroe/Bloomington

Situated near Lake Monroe in Bloomington, Indiana, you will be surrounded by beautiful scenery, an 18 hole championship golf course, and only 10-15 minutes from shopping, restaurants and Indiana University. The campground features full hook-up sites, well-equipped cabin rentals, resort style accommodations, a new Water Zone splashground, family-friendly staff, and tons of planned activities. All these activities included with your stay: Yogi Bear’s Water Zone, jumping pillow, outdoor pool, kids pool with splash area, wagon rides, walking trails and scenic waterfall, playground, kiddie train rides, visits with YOGI BEAR™, BOO BOO™ and CINDY BEAR™, daily activities (in season) and theme weekends from May-October (some activities, like tie dye, have a small fee to cover supplies.) We also have gem mining and pedal carts for a fee.

  • Water Zone open until Sept 14 (or later if weather permits)
    Lake Monroe/Bloomington
  • Our Deluxe Cozy Lodge with Loft
    Lake Monroe/Bloomington
  • Our Hoosier Hideaway Cabins are in a wooded setting.
    Lake Monroe/Bloomington
  • The jumping pillow provides hours of fun (and exercise!)
    Lake Monroe/Bloomington
  • Our remodeled snack bar serves pizza, hot dogs, ice cream & more!
    Lake Monroe/Bloomington
  • Our kid's pool is perfect for little ones!
    Lake Monroe/Bloomington
Splash & Play the Yogi Way!

Park Attractions

Discover What's Around the Park

  • Ballfield
  • Basketball Court
  • Cartoon Cafe: pizza, hand-dipped ice-cream, slushies, candy, chips, coffee and more!
  • Gem Mining
  • Horseshoes
  • Jumping Pillow
  • Kiddie Pool
  • Nature Trails
  • New indoor rec room for arts & crafts and activities.
  • Next to Lake Monroe - Indiana's largest man-made lake. Enjoy boating & fishing
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Pavilion
  • Pedal Carts
  • Playground
  • Splashpark/Water Playground
  • Train Rides
  • Volleyball
  • Wagon Rides
  • Walking Trails
  • Waterslide
  • natural waterfall
  • planned activities & theme weekends

Location & Info

9396 S. Strain Ridge Rd
Bloomington, IN 47401

http://www.lakemonroejellystone.com

Email: info@lakemonroejellystone.com

GPS: Lat: 39.0226 - Lng: -86.5217

Park Brochure

Phone & Maps

(812) 824-3322
Direct Toll-Free: (800) 641-9308

Google Map Directions

Written Directions

From Hwy 37, south of Bloomington - Take the Harrodsburg/Lake Monroe exit off of Hwy 37. Follow the signs for Lake Monroe Dam and Monroe Dam Road for approximately 0.6 miles, then turn left onto Strain Ridge Road. Follow Strain Ridge Road north for approximately 0.5 miles to the campground entrance on your left.

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Operating Dates

May 1 to Oct 26

Office Hours

In Season: Mon-Thurs 8am-8pm, Fri 8am-10pm, Sat 8am-10pm, Sun 8am-8pm
Off Season: 9am-5pm daily

Events & Additional Info

Events

Change Year

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  • May 01 - May 03Wake Up the Bears and Celebrate our May Day Spring Festival
  • May 08 - May 10Happy Mother's Day to the Best Moms Ever
  • May 15 - May 17Celebrate Boo Boo's Magical Mayhem Birthday
  • May 22 - May 25Memorial Day Weekend
  • May 29 - May 31Amazing Chase Weekend

  • Jun 05 - Jun 07Wild West Weekend
  • Jun 12 - Jun 14Backyard Carnival Weekend
  • Jun 19 - Jun 21Father's Day Weekend
  • Jun 26 - Jun 27Wet & Wild Wipeout Weekend

  • Jul 03 - Jul 05Three Cheers for the Red, White, & Blue
  • Jul 10 - Jul 12Dragons & Vikings Weekend
  • Jul 17 - Jul 19Mardi Gras Weekend
  • Jul 24 - Jul 25Handmade Christmas in July
  • Jul 31 - Aug 02Pirates & Mermaids

  • Aug 07 - Aug 09Cindy Bear's Candy Mountain Party
  • Aug 14 - Aug 16Hawaiian Luau/Mr. Jellystone Park™ Pageant
  • Aug 21 - Aug 23Superhero in Training Weekend
  • Aug 28 - Aug 30Celebrate Yogi Bear's Birthday

  • Sep 04 - Sep 07Labor Day Bash and Helping Hands Weekend
  • Sep 11 - Sep 13Second Annual Jellystone Park™ Has Talent and Pay Tribute to Our Troops, Police, Firefighters & EMT
  • Sep 18 - Sep 20Jellybowl Tailgate Party
  • Sep 25 - Sep 27Hocus Pocus

  • Oct 02 - Oct 04Pumpkin Patch
  • Oct 09 - Oct 11Halloween Spooktacular Weekend
  • Oct 16 - Oct 19Halloween Spooktacular Weekend
  • Oct 23 - Oct 25Halloween Spooktacular Weekend

Sites & Rentals

  • Cabins - Deluxe Lodge with Loft - 2 bedroom cottage includes a master bedroom with a queen bed, a children's bedroom with bunk beds, loft area, full bath, kitchenette.
  • Deluxe Lodge with Loft (low ceiling) - 2 bedroom cottage with queen bed bunk beds full bath 2 flat screen TVs with Direct TV deck propane grill & more! - Deluxe Lodge with Loft (low ceiling) - 2 bedroom cottage with queen bed bunk beds full bath 2 flat screen TVs with Direct TV deck propane grill & more!
  • Hoosier Hideaway cabins with full bathrooms full-size bunks a full-size bed separate loft microwave mini-fridge flat screen TV with Direct TV heat and air conditioning - Hoosier Hideaway cabins with full bathrooms full-size bunks a full-size bed separate loft microwave mini-fridge flat screen TV with Direct TV heat and air conditioning
  • large pull-thru or back-in full hookup campsites - large pull-thru or back-in full hookup campsites
  • primitive tent camping in our woods - primitive tent camping in our woods
  • seasonal sites - seasonal sites
  • single bedroom White Pine Cabins - these are a bit larger than the log cabins. They feature: a separate bedroom full bathroom microwave coffee maker mini-fridge air conditioning/heat porch and flat screen TV with Direct TV - single bedroom White Pine Cabins - these are a bit larger than the log cabins. They feature: a separate bedroom full bathroom microwave coffee maker mini-fridge air conditioning/heat porch and flat screen TV with Direct TV
  • Full Hook Up W/E/S Sites
  • 30' x 40' pavilion - available for rent - great for parties & events! - 30' x 40' pavilion - available for rent - great for parties & events!

Conveniences

  • New recreation building for arts & crafts and activities.
  • Wireless Internet (Wi-Fi)
  • Comfort Station/Bathroom
  • Pavilion
  • General Store
  • Laundry Room
  • Dump station
  • Firewood
  • Propane
  • Snack Shop
  • Cable

Awards

  • Pinnacle Club
  • Excellence Award
  • Oustanding Customer Service Award

Park Rates & S'more Deals

Park Rates

  • Full hook up sites: In Season Weekends $63.95, In Season Weekdays $54.95, Off Season Weekends $44.95, & Off Season Weekdays $39.95
  • Tent: In Season Weekends $39.95, In Season Weekdays $34.95, Off Season Weekends $29.95, & Off Season Weekdays $25.95
  • Cabins: In Season Weekends $109.95-$174.95, In Season Weekdays $94.95-$159.95, Off Season $84.95-$159.95
  • Seasonal Sites: $3500 plus electric
  • Prices are for 2 adults and children
  • Extra Adults: $12/night, extra children FREE
  • Day Use Adults: $12, children $6
  • Prices do not include taxes
  • Minimum 2 night stay on weekends(Friday & Saturday), 3 night minimum on holidays
  • Visa/MC/Discover/AMEX

Discounts: 10-20% Military, Police, Firefighters and Senior Citizens

Age Restrictions:

Pet Policy: Pets are not allowed inside or outside of cabins. All Pets must be on a leash at all times and cleaned up after.

S'more Deals

  • The Bear's Bargain: Save 20%

    May 01 - Oct 26, 2015

    Pick your package and save 20%. Choose 1 holiday weekend (Memorial Day, July 4, Labor Day, Halloween Spooktaculars), add 1 summer season weekend, then add 1 off-season weekend. Save 20% on all! See www.lakemonroejellystone.com/specials for details.

  • Get a FREE Night!

    Jun 17 - Sep 03, 2015

    Cabin Rentals-stay 3 nights, get the 4th night free. Sites-stay 4 nights, get the 5th night free. There is plenty of fun for everyone here at Jellystone Park Lake Monroe. Plan your next trip with us! **cannot be combined with any other discounts, discount not available on Holiday Weekends. **Call now to check for availability. 812-824-3322 Sites and cabins are going fast, don't miss out on all the fun!

  • Back to School Discounted Rates

    Aug 15 - Sep 18, 2015

    Enjoy these last few weeks of the summer sun at our splashground and pools, which will remain open until September 14 (or later if the weather allows!) Plus, take advantage of our other amenities like wagon rides, a jumping pillow, playground and more. While you’re here, grab a snack -- hot dogs, small ice cream cones and 12 oz. drinks are now only $1 Sunday-Thursday! Fall is right around the corner, so don’t let the end of summer slip away. Call 812-824-3322 for discounted rates that include access to all our family activities and amenities. Be sure to mention “Back to School Special.” Not valid Labor Day weekend.

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    Aug 03 - Oct 17, 2015

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