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Important Information


Check In & Check Out


Check-in 3 p.m.   

Check-out 12 p.m.

Rental Units:  

Check-in 4 p.m.

   Check-out 11 a.m.


Guest Visitors

You are welcome to have visitors while camping with us, but please remember that all guests must register and pay the visitor fee at the Ranger Station. ALL visitors must leave the park by 10 p.m.


Quiet Hours

So that all of our guests may enjoy a restful night’s sleep, quiet time is 11 p.m. to 8 a.m. We encourage camping courtesy 24 hours a day. Please no loud music, profanity, or abusive language.


Day Use Passes

For those that would like to visit the park and utilize our facilities for the day, we offer day use passes Sunday thru Thursday: 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. Cost is $15 per person, and includes use of our pool, playgrounds, jumping pillow, and option to join activities! Day use is limited availability and does not include holidays or particular weeks, please call prior to arrival.



Registration is required for everyone upon entry to the park. WRISTBANDS will be issued to every person entering the park and must be worn the entire stay (Campers, Visitors, Day Use, & Seasonals).



As an outdoor recreation facility and wanting to protect our Michigan’s natural resources, Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park™ will not allow firewood to be brought in from the outside. There will be a “Zero” tolerance of firewood being brought in. The State of Michigan has asked for our cooperation in following the firewood recommendations: “Buy firewood when you reach your destination and burn it all on-site.” For more information, please see the Firewood Fact Sheet.



Campsites and Rental Units are designed for one camping unit per site. Therefore, extra family-size tents are not allowed on a site with a trailer, motor home, or rental unit.



Adults must accompany children under 14 years of age. Swim diapers are required for infants/toddlers that are not potty-trained. No lifeguard on duty. No smoking, food, or glass in the

pool area.


Speed Limit

5 ½ MPH at all times. Children are at play.


Golf Carts

Scooters, dirt bikes, ATV’s, or side-by-side vehicles are not allowed to be used in the park. No overnight guests are allowed to have golf carts in the campground.

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Kids Corral

Playground & sports areas open at 8 a.m. until dusk. Riding bikes after dusk is prohibited for safety reasons.



Garbage is picked up at your site marker twice daily (mid-morning and mid-evening).

Camper Policy

Must be 21 years of age to rent a campsite, cottage, cabin, or RV rental. Our campsites and rental units are designated for one immediate family (parent/guardian, dependent children) per campsite only. The number of adults and children on your campsite must be reported at the time of reservation. Any changes to this number must be notified through phone, prior to arrival. Extra fees are per extra camper on your site. Please respect other campers and do not cut thru occupied sites.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be done by phone and are not accepted via email. Camping is a wonderful outdoor experience. Therefore, we do not give refunds due to the discomforts of nature, illness, or work schedules. This includes no shows and early checkouts. Reservations will be held until check-out time on the day following your scheduled arrival. No shows will result in full forfeiture of funds.

Campsites: You may cancel your campsite reservation up to 2 weeks prior to your arrival for a full refund, less a $35 booking fee. Cancellations less than 2 weeks prior to arrival forfeit all monies.

Rental Units: You may cancel your rental unit reservation up to 30 days prior to your arrival for a full refund, less a $50 booking fee. Cancellations less than 30 days prior to arrival forfeit all monies.

Pet Policy

Must be leashed at all times and attended to at all times. Pets are not allowed in any rental unit sites (Cabins, cottages, or trailers). Please clean up and dispose of all pet waste. Two dog maximum per site. Excessive barking an/or unruly behaviors will not be permitted. Pets are not permitted on the playgrounds, near the jumping pillows, pavilion, pool, bathroom/showers, or store.

Stay at Your Own Risk

The guest assumes all risks and danger incidental to the activity of camping in a rustic, outdoors environment including specifically (but not exclusively), the danger of being injured by insects or other animals, of being injured while participating in recreational activities, such as hiking or swimming at the Camp-Resort, or of being injured as a result of inclement weather conditions, and agrees that the Camp-Resort and its owners, agents and employees are not liable for injuries or property damages resulting from such causes.

Terms & Conditions

All campers are required to sign (electronically or in person) a Terms & Conditions Wavier. This can be done through the reservation link that is emailed to you, or in person. One representative from each campsite assumes the conditions of the waiver for all campers on their site(s) and guests. A printable version of this waiver can be seen below.

Smoking Policy

Smoking (including use of electronic cigarettes) is prohibited in all buildings including all rental units (trailers, cabins, and cottages) and within 25 feet of all public entrances. In consideration of others, smoking is not allowed in the pool area or where other crowds of people may gather. Please note that any smoking that interferes with another reasonable camper’s overall experience will not be permitted. Smoking that occurs in rental units will result in a $500 fee. 

Drug & Alcohol Policy

Please keep in mind that this is a family campground. Alcohol is allowed for campers/guests 21 years of age and older. Loud, inappropriate, vulgar language and excessive use is not tolerated, and campers/guests can be asked to leave. Please note that any use of a legal substance that interferes with another reasonable camper’s overall experience (including at a campsite) will not be permitted. Any illegal drug use is not permitted, and campers will be asked to leave. Although Cannabis is legal in the state of Michigan, we do not encourage it to be used publicly and if you choose to use it, we ask that you do so in the privacy of your own camping unit (not allowed in our rental units).   

Behaviors & Issues

Campers are responsible for the behavior of all campers and visitors on their site. If a camper is asked to leave the park because of behaviors, refunds will not be issued.


Entrance to the park constitutes permission to Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park™ to photograph the visitor while on the premises and to use the resulting pictures for any lawful purpose without payment to the visitor.

Campfire Policy

Fires must be kept at a low level (under 18 inches high) and within the single fire ring provided, for the safety of you and other campers. Do not leave your fire unattended and extinguish before bed. Please follow any posted Fire Danger notices. Do not throw trash, food, plastic, diapers, dog waste or cans/bottles in or around fire rings.

Electric Vehicle Charging

Please note that our electric grid is not set up for the charging of electric vehicles and will not be allowed. Two charging stations are available in the town of Grayling (approximately 9 miles away).


Fireworks, including sparklers and floating lanterns, are prohibited. Violators will be asked to leave the park without a refund.

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