August 9, 2010 Blog, Midwest Region News

Panning for Gold at Indiana Campground

The Knightstown, Indiana Jellystone Park campground was featured in the article "Hoosiers Go Looking for Gold" which appeared in the July 29 issue of the Indianapolis Star.  Read the full article here.  This [parklink park="48" text="Indiana campground"] , located 25 miles east of Indianapolis off I-70, is home to Bonnieville Gold Camp, a re-creation of an 1860 Gold Camp. It's complete with a 6 ft by 14 ft sorting box and easy...

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Kansas Gets it's First Jellystone Park!

Located at 1473 Hwy 40 in Lawrence, Kansas, owners Ralph and Kim Newell are the first park owners from Kansas to join the Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park franchise system. When they bought the campground 10 years ago, they knew they had their work cut out for them. The park was in "tough shape," but after investing $750,000 in improvements, the Newell's have transformed their campground into a popular family friendly...

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Beat the Heat at Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts!

The dog days of summer are finally among us, and with temperatures rising, there's no better way for your family to stay cool than in the water. With several amenities sure to please any water lover, Jellystone Parks offer a wide variety of wet and wild fun. [caption id="attachment_465" align="aligncenter" width="288" caption="Water Spray Grounds are Great Summer Time Fun!"][/caption] All of our campgrounds have sparkling pools for soaking, splashing and...

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Independence Day Activities at Yogi Bear's Jellystone Parks

Independence Day is just around the corner, one of America's favorite and most celebrated holidays of the summer. Cookouts, fireworks and camping are just some of the ways many participate in the holiday, and there's no better place to enjoy the festivities than at one of your favorite Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts! Nearly all of our Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts have something in store for the big holiday weekend, so visit campjellystone.com...

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Branson Missouri RV Park Joins Jellystone Park Network

The move to join Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts is the latest move for Garry and Debbie Ingram, who have transformed Shoal's Bend RV Resort into a family friendly campground. It was a diamond in the rough when Garry and Debbie Ingram bought the 75-site RV Park in Branson, Missouri two years ago. "It was a popular hangout for rowdy adults, partiers and people who would stay up all night,"...

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Jellystone Parks Named "Best of the Best" Campgrounds

Four Jellystone Park campgrounds have been recognized by the Good Sam Club as being the "Best of the Best" campgrounds in North America. Each year, campgrounds are inspected and rated on three categories on a scale of 1 to 10: completeness of facilities, cleanliness and physical appearance of restrooms, and visual appeal. Only those campgrounds who rate in the top 100 of all North American campgrounds are honored as "Best...

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Jellystone Park in Wisconsin Features Christmas Light Show

The Christmas Carnival of Lights opened at the Jellystone Park [parklink park="23" text="campground in Caledonia, Wisconsin"] on Thanksgiving day. There are more than 1 million lights on the grounds of the campground that can be seen on a drive through the park. You'll see what Santa's elves are working on in Santa's workshop, Rudolph leading Santa's huge sleigh, and a huge fifteen foot tall gingerbread house covered in candies. Santa...

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Civil War Reenactment at Jellystone Park Campground

The fifth annual Civil War Event will take place at the Jellystone Park [parklink park="48" text="campground in Knightstown, Indiana"] this weekend - August 8 and 9, 2009. The Knightstown campground is located 25 miles east of Indianapolis off I-70.  Civil War re-enactors of the 33rd Virginia, 44th Kentucky, 49th Indiana and 1st Wisconsin will be encamped at the Jellystone Park. You and your family will experience how people lived, ate,...

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