Geocache at North Carolina Campground

The challenge is on! See if you can find the 5 caches hidden somewhere along the nature trails that weave throughout the 64-acre [parklink park="77" text="Jellystone Park™ Campground in Marion"] , North Carolina. The trails, which feature river stop-offs and mountain views, will take you along Boo Boo™ River and through lush natural habitats of Yogi Bear's Outback. Most of the trails are moderate, however Ranger's Revenge is a steep grade, surely...

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Geocache at Myrtle Beach Area Campground

Make sure you pack the necessities—suntan lotion, shades, and flip-flops when you head to this sunny geocache spot. [parklink park="71" text="Jellystone Park™ Campground in Tabor City, NC"] is located within 35 miles of Sunset Beach & Ocean Isle Beach and 45 miles of Myrtle Beach on the North Carolina coast. For information about this cache go to geocaching.com and look for the cache called, "The Bear in Tabor City". Other Geocaching Events: With...

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Canyon Lake Jellystone Park™ Campground Team Earns Entrepreneur of the Year

Larry and Kim Jones, owners of [parklink park="82" text="Jellystone Park™ Campground Hill Country"] in Canyon Lake, Texas, have been recognized with the Entrepreneur of the Year Award by the Jellystone Park franchise system. The award recognizes Campgrounds that show a strong growth in business over the prior year Located on 27 acres in the beautiful rolling hills of Texas Hill Country, the campground is just 13 miles from New Braunfels...

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Memphis Jellystone Park™ Wins 2011 Facility of the Year Award

The Russell family, owners of the [parklink park="91" text="Jellystone Park™ Campground in Horn Lake, Mississippi"] , just south of Memphis, have been recognized with the Facility of the Year Award by the Jellystone Park franchise system. The award is given to the Campground that has added new amenities and facilities while also showing sustained improvements on current amenities. Located just five miles south of Elvis' hometown, the campground is the...

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Celebrate Easter Traditions At Jellystone Park™

Ahh...Spring is finally here after a long and snowy winter. And the first big holiday weekend of the camping season is right around the corner. Here's a sampling of the Easter activities at several Jellystone Park™ Campgrounds. Check the calendar at your favorite locations to see what they have planned. Head to [parklink park="91" text="Memphis"]  for a weekend of traditional Easter activities like an egg hunt and egg dyeing. There...

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Spring Into The 2001 Camping Season

Heard the birds singing again at last? Gotten a peek of a daffodil trying to poke its way through the soil? Enjoyed a brief tease of things soon to come on a warm March day? Spring is just about here, and with it, the 2011 camping season for all our Jellystone Park™ Campgrounds. While many of you have continued to camp with our year-round parks, we are so excited to...

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Tabor City Jellystone Park™ Earns Awards for Inspection and Outstanding Service

It's a big year at the [parklink park="71" text="Jellystone Park™ Campground in Tabor City, North Carolina"] , where the campground has been recognized for the third consecutive year with the Carroll Award, which is presented to the campground receiving the highest inspection score of the entire 75-park Jellystone Park system.  In addition, Rick Coleman and his family, owners of the Tabor City Jellystone Park, received the system's Jim Webb Spirit...

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Cave City, KY Hosts Spring Clean-Up/Reward Weekend

[parklink park="9" text="Jellystone Park™ Campground in Cave City, KY"] is hosting its Spring Clean-up/Reward Weekend from Friday April 1 through Sunday April 3. For that weekend only receive free camping (or $30 credit towards a cabin per night) with 4 hours per adult clean-up help on Saturday. Please mention "Clean-up" when reserving to get this special so we'll know to count you in! Help finish the winter chores and get...

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Campfire Safety

The Jellystone Park Campground franchise is a proud partner of the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics, an educational, nonprofit organization dedicated to the responsible enjoyment and active stewardship of the outdoors.    We know how much fun a safe, responsibly-managed campfire can be - that's why this recent blog post from Leave No Trace caught our eye.    For your next campfire, keep the following in mind:  ...

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Get Moving! Staying Active This Winter

Short, cold, snowy winter days make it tough to keep the family active and healthy! Add school closings to the mix, and cooped-up kids (and parents) start to long for the outside weather of the rest of the year. With spring still a long way off, it's easy to resign yourself to being sluggish - but don't despair! There are plenty of ways to burn off extra energy, keep the...

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