Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts, a family camping and entertainment brand, recently signed franchise agreements for three new locations to open in 2022, according to a press release.
As a result of the franchise agreements, families will be able to enjoy Jellystone Park activities, attractions and characters at these new locations this year:
- Stark County, Ohio – Northgate Holdings acquired the award-winning Clay’s Park Resort south of Cleveland and is converting the 600-site campground to the Jellystone Park brand. Clay’s Park Resort was awarded Park of the Year in 2021 by the National Association of RV Parks & Campgrounds.
- Augusta, Maine – Northgate Holdings also purchased the Beaver Brook Campground and is transforming it into a Jellystone Park. that will operate under the name Augusta Jellystone Park.
- New Douglas, Ill. – BJ and Jenn Davis are converting their Rustic Acres Campground near St. Louis, Missouri into a Jellystone Park.
“We are seeing unprecedented interest and investment in the Jellystone Park brand,” said Rob Schutter, president of Camp Jellystone. “Our current and new franchisees, which consist of both independent and multi-park owners, are taking their locations to all new heights. They are expanding and improving them, adding new attractions and increasing their activities, all of which drive reservations and ROI.”
Schutter noted that several Jellystone Park locations have recently been acquired with new owners planning to expand the parks and enhance them with more attractions and activities. They include Bremen, Ga.; Cave City, Ky.; Columbus North, Ohio; Estes Park, Colo.; North Port Huron, Mich.; and Tyler, Texas.