November 5, 2015 Blog

November and December Camping at Jellystone Park!

Summer may be over and some parks may be closed for the season, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop at Jellystone Park! We have 27 locations that are open year round and quite a few that are open through November as well! Whether you’re looking for a weekend of fun and planned activities or looking to relax and sit around a campfire, you can find it at Jellystone. Here is a list of campgrounds open in November and December and their list of activities. Come join us for a weekend of camping! Please note: not all parks schedule activities during the off season.

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Elberta, AL: There are no scheduled activities, but the campground is open all year.

Cobb Mtn, CA: There are no scheduled activities, but the campground is open all year.

Larkspur, CO: Enjoy Illumination Light Shows every weekend in November and every day after Thanksgiving! Also, enjoy making holiday memories with Cozy Christmas, happening the first 3 weekends in December.

Montrose, CO: There are no scheduled activities, but the campground is open all year.

Madison, FL: Nov. 6-8: 25% off veteran’s reservations for Veteran’s celebration. Nov. 26-29: Thanksgiving celebration with a full Thanksgiving lunch. Dec. 30- Jan. 1: Winterfest-Enjoy fireworks, snow, hayrides and more! Buy 5 nights get the next 2 free!

Bremen, GA: There are no scheduled activities, but the campground is open all year.

Millbrook, IL: There are no scheduled activities, but the campground is open all year.

Portage, IN: There are no scheduled activities, but the campground is open all year.

Scottsburg, IN: There are no scheduled activities. This campground is open until Nov. 30.

Lawrence, KS: There are no scheduled activities, but the campground is open all year.

Cave City, KY: Veterans may camp free one night from Friday, Nov. 6 through Wednesday, Nov. 11! This park is open all year.

Robert, LA: Nov. 6-9: Celebrate Ranger’s Birthday with cake and ice cream! There will also be outdoor fun and safety training. Nov. 13-15: Inviting all veterans and all current military to camp at Jellystone Park for free this weekend. Campsites and cabins are 40% off this weekend. Nov. 20-22: Social Media Friends Weekend! For those who stay connected, enjoy 60% off campsites and cabins! Nov. 25-29: Thanksgiving, Christmas celebration, and Anniversary party finale! Holiday activities Wednesday-Sunday. Annual Potluck Thanksgiving on Thursday. Santa visit on Saturday night, then the bears go into hibernation until March 2016!

Sturbridge, MA: Dec. 5: Annual Toys for Tots and Teens Dinner! Everyone is invited for a free spaghetti dinner. Please bring a new, unwrapped toy for each person in your party to donate. Must RSVP.

Hagerstown, MD: There are no scheduled activities. This campground is open until Nov. 29.

Frankenmuth, MI: There are no scheduled activities. This campground is open until Dec. 31.

Forsyth, MO: There are no scheduled activities. This campground is open until Nov. 15.

Pelahatchie, MS: There are no scheduled activities, but the campground is open all year.

Tabor City, NC: Nov. 6-8: To honor veterans, we will be making cards to mail to a veterans hospital. There will also be lazer tag, crafts, a scavenger hunt, and more. Nov. 27-29: Thanksgiving & Hibernate the Bears Weekend. We will celebrate with Thanksgiving themed events. Join us Saturday as we tuck the bears into bed for a long winter! Dec. 26- Jan. 1: Five for Three Event!= Camp with us for 5 nights and only pay for 3.

Marion, NC: Nov. 2-8: Turkey Trot week. Trot through the nature trail in the morning then unleash your creative talents and transform a pumpkin into a colorful turkey as part of the weekend activities. Nov. 9-15: Time to tuck in Yogi Bear and Boo Boo for a long winters nap.

Mill Run, PA: There are no scheduled activities, but the campground is open all year.

Milton, PA: There are no scheduled activities, but the campground is open all year.

Swansea, SC: Nov. 6-8: Bedtime for the Bears! Enjoy crafts, scavenger hunt, pajama party, and more! Nov. 27- 29: Thanksgiving in the Park! Carolina vs. Clemson game. Dec.31- Jan 2: New Years Celebration! This park is open all year.

Gatlinburg, TN: Nov. 7-8: Last chance: Non-Scary Halloween! Enjoy hay rides, dressing up, pumpkin carving contests, site decorating, and more! Nov. 26: Celebrate Thanksgiving with a feast! Bring a side dish and enjoy the meal. All leftovers will be donated to a food kitchen.Nov. 28- Nov 29: Join us for Thanksgiving crafts along with fun and games. This park closes on Nov. 30.

Memphis, TN: There are no scheduled activities, but the campground is open all year.

Burleson, TX: Nov. 6-29: Gobblin’ Good Times Weekends- enjoy activities during weekends in November! Nov. 30- Dec. 25: Decembear to Remembear! Ring in the Christmas season with planting magic Christmas trees, holiday crafts, and festival of lights fire truck ride! Dec. 26- Jan. 1: Celebrate the new year with Yogi Bear and Boo Boo. There will be activities, laser tag, hey rides, and more! Adult party included too!

Canyon Lake, TX: Nov. 6-8: Veteran’s Day Weekend. If you have served, you get a free night on us! You also get to eat for free at our pancake breakfast on Sunday! Nov. 13-15: Bear Fest Weekend Nov. 20-22: Renaissance Weekend Nov. 23-29: Park-wide pot-luck! Dec. 4-6: Winter Wonderland Weekend Dec. 10-13: Christmas Special BOGOPO- Pay for 1 night and stay for 3 nights! Dec. 14-20: Christmas Around the World- Make crafts and learn about how different cultures celebrate the holidays.

Fredricksburg, TX: Nov. 6-8: Veterans Day Weekend- Help us honor our veterans and fallen soldiers. Tons of fun activities planned. Discounts for Veterans and Active Military! Nov. 13-15: Hibernate the Bears Nov. 20-22: Renaissance Weekend Nov. 26-29: Pot Luck dinner for Thanksgiving! Dec. 4-6: Wine Weekend- Join for a weekend full of wine tasting, family activities, and fun! Dec 11-13: Decorating weekend Dec. 18-20: Merry Christmas!- Celebrate with us at Jellystone! Dec. 25- 27: Happy New Year! Help us celebrate with fun activities!

Tyler, TX: There are no scheduled activities, but the campground is open all year.

Waller, TX: Nov. 26-29: Celebrate Thanksgiving with train rides, planned activities, and photos with the bears. Dec. 4-6, Dec 11-13, Dec. 18-20: Christmas weekends- Special holiday events, photos with Yogi Bear and Santa Claus, cookie decorating, Christmas games, and more!

Wichita Falls, TX: There are no scheduled activities, but the campground is open all year.

Emporia, VA: There are no scheduled activities, but the campground is open all year.

Gloucester Point, VA:  Nov. 6-8: Miscellaneous Mischief Nov. 13-15: Early Thanksgiving and Hibernation Celebration