Terms of Service

In consideration of using Clearwater Park Ltd (“Camp Ground”) and entering Camp Ground, I hereby agree to abide by the following policies as conditional permission of my admission as well as the minors in my charge.  I accept the responsibility of minors in my charge while on Camp Ground Property.

Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park™ Camp-Resort: Akron-Canton or Akron/Canton Jellystone Park™ is a privately owned camping resort. We reserve the right to select our clientele and refuse anyone.  We are not a primary residence facility.

Admission:  All guests and visitors must register at the admission station prior to entering the park.  Unregistered persons will be considered trespassing and will be required to leave the grounds.  Registered guests shall be identified by the wearing of a park-issued wristband.  Day visitors may stay until 9:00 pm.  No visitors will be admitted after 8:00 pm.  Visitor fees apply.


RV/Tent Sites: 2:00 P.M.

Cabins: 3:00 P.M.

Upon arrival, please stop at the admission station to the right of the entrance gate.  The admission station is where you will pick up your welcome packet, wristbands, and complete any needed paperwork.  Please expect to put your wristband on at check-in.  Each guest is required to wear the wristband supplied during the check-in process. Wristbands enable guests to enter the park and enjoy available amenities without additional charges. Wristbands are non-transferable, lost bands are replaced at a cost of $15 each. 

Late Arrivals

PLAN TO ARRIVE PRIOR TO 9:00 P.M. Pre-arranged arrivals between 9:00 P.M. and 10:00 P.M. will be charged a $75 late check-in fee. CHECK-IN AFTER 10:00 P.M. IS NOT PERMITTED. Guests arriving later than 10:00 P.M. or who do not wish to pay the late check-in fee may park in our parking lot for the night and check in the next morning. 

Tent Site Policies:

You may set up two tents per site. Parking is in the designated tent parking area. Parking/driving in the tent field area is strictly prohibited.  Vehicles parked in non-designated areas are subject to tow without notice.

RV Site Policies:

  • Only RVIA certified camping units are permitted.  Homemade or modified camping units are not permitted. 

  • Tents not permitted on RV sites

  • “Buddy style” parking is only permitted in designated Buddy sites, no exceptions.  

  • The camping unit must be positioned on the site to allow for parking of your tow vehicle either in front of or behind the camping unit, no exceptions.  If this is not possible due to the size of your camping unit or tow vehicle, you will be required to park in the parking lot.  Parking in the grass area of the site is not permitted.

  • Vehicles parked in grass areas are subject to tow without notice.

  • Tow vehicles must be disconnected prior to entering the campground.

  • Car dollies, utility trailers, and the like must be parked in the main parking lot. 

  • Sewer connections must use a threaded or twist-lock connection.

  • Water connections must be leak-free.

Cabin Policies:

Bring your own pillows, blankets, bed linens, towels, health/beauty supplies, and food.  Lawn chairs are recommended for outdoor seating.  The cabins are equipped with a refrigerator, toaster, coffee maker, microwave oven, basic pots/pans, dishes, and flatware.  All cabins have one queen bed and a set of twin mattresses.  The large and deluxe cabins are also equipped with a full-size sleeper sofa.  A picnic table, fire ring, and charcoal grill are provided outside.  Use designated cabin-specific parking spots only, vehicles parked in grass areas are subject to tow without notice.

PETS ARE PROHIBITED IN THE CABIN AND ON THE CABIN SITE. This will result in an automatic $175 fee and the party will be asked to leave without a refund.

DO NOT SMOKE INSIDE THE CABIN.​This will result in an automatic $175 fee and the party will be asked to leave without a refund.

Cabin clean up:

It is expected that the cabin will be returned to the state in which it was received when the guest checked in.  Dishes are to be washed, floors swept, and trash is taken to the dumpsters, excessive cleaning fees may apply for non-compliance.

Check-Out time is 11:00 am 

This applies to all site types and cabin rentals.  Please check out at the admission station prior to departure. There are no refunds for early departures.  If you would like to extend your stay, please contact the office at (330) 877-9800 prior to 11:00 am. Late check-out may be available for Tent/ RV site stays for a $25 fee (peak season) and a $15 fee (value season) to stay until 5:00 P.M., subject to availability.  Late check-out for cabin stays are not available.

One vehicle per site, parking pass required at all times.  Vehicles without a parking pass are subject to tow without notice.

OUTSIDE FIREWOOD IS NOT PERMITTED TO BE BROUGHT INTO THE PARK.  Firewood is available to purchase on-site by the bundle.

Unauthorized relocation of a fire ring will result in a $25 fine, charged to the site reservation holder.

Unauthorized trimming of trees or other willful/negligent damage from any person(s) from your site is grounds for immediate ejection from the park without refund.

Golf Carts and Novelty vehicles: These vehicles are prohibited unless rented from the park office. Novelty vehicles include but are not limited to Gas/Electric ATVs, 4 wheelers, scooters, remote-controlled toys. Bicycles are permitted, children are required to wear a helmet.  Bicycles used after dark must have an operable headlight and tail light.

The park-wide speed limit of 5 MPH.  Please observe the speed limit and all directional signs.

Supervision: All children under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult at all areas of the campground (i.e. Clearwater Park Pool, the Activities Barn, the camp store, etc). 

Alcohol:  Alcohol is permitted at your campsite only, no other location(s).  Excessive drinking or intoxication is strictly prohibited.

Drug use: Only prescription drug use is permitted.  Illegal and recreational drug use is strictly prohibited.

Quiet Hours: Quiet hours are observed from 11:00 pm until 8:00 am.  Please refrain from excessive noise during this time.  Minors are required to be at their campsite during this time or accompanied by an adult.

Pets: Pets are permitted at your campsite, however, they must be on a leash and quiet. Tethering pets to trees is prohibited.  For the protection and comfort of all of our guests, noisy, vicious, or unruly pets are not allowed. Guests who are unable to control their pets must remove them from the premises. Guests are responsible for “clean up” after their pets. All pet droppings must be properly disposed of in a trash receptacle. Pets must be kept on a maximum 6-foot leash at all times and under the control of their owner. Pets may not be left outside unattended. Pets are prohibited in Resort buildings, amenity areas, inside cabins, and at a cabin site.  The resort is not responsible for and will hold accountable pet owners for any injury or damage caused by pet(s). In addition, the owner of a pet that causes injury or damage to others is expected to resolve the issue directly with the injured party. 

Cancelation Policy: Cancellations made up to 7 days before non-holiday arrivals or 14 days on holiday/special weekends will be offered a refund, less a $30 processing fee. Cancellations made less than 7 days prior to arrival are not eligible for a refund but may be offered resort credit, less a $30 processing fee. Resort credit is good valid until October 23, 2022; regardless of when the credit is issued. Credits issued in the month of October 2023 will be valid throughout the 2024 camping season. 

Occupancy: Must be 21 years of age to rent a campsite. Camping Rates for all site types are based on four (4) person occupancy.  All extra persons over the 4 allotted are $15/night/person and daily visitors are $15/person. Once a guest/day visitor has checked in to the site, extra guest and visitor fees become non-refundable. No more than 8 people total (person camping & day visitors) per site. All vehicles must have a car pass. Only one (1) car per site, do not park on the grass. Extra cars must park in the parking lot. 

Force of Nature: Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park™ Camp-Resort: Akron-Canton will not be liable for any change or cancelation of any reservation that is caused, in whole or in part, by events, occurrences, or causes beyond the control of Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park™ Camp-Resort: Akron-Canton. Such events, occurrences, or causes include without limitation: acts of God, terrorist activities, weather, strikes, lockouts, riots, acts of war, earthquake, fire, and explosions.

Rate/Reservation Validity: Reservation confirmations are provided to you solely for your convenience. Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park™ Camp-Resort: Akron-Canton, with an address of 12712 Hoover Ave NW, Uniontown OH 44685 and/or its affiliates or subsidiaries retain official records of reservation transactions, including details of dates of stay and site rates. In the event of discrepancies, alterations, modifications, or variations between this confirmation and our official records, our official records shall control.

Photography/Videography: Entrance to the property constitutes permission for the management of Akron-Canton Jellystone to photograph or video record anyone while on-premises, and to use any resulting pictures/video for any lawful purpose without compensation to the individual.

Notice to Guests: This property is privately owned. The guest accepts camping privileges with the understanding that he/she does hereby release the Campground, its officers, and employees of all liability for loss or damage to property and injury to his/her person arising out of his/her use of its camping facilities, and agrees to indemnify the Campground, its officers and employees, against claims resulting from loss or damage to property, or injury to the person of any member of the family or guest of the registered camper arising out of the use of its camping facilities.

Guest agrees to follow all rules and policies of Akron-Canton Jellystone and accepts responsibility for the actions of the guests, visitors, extra people or animals registered/attached to their reservation or to their site.

A signed hold harmless agreement and agreement to the park terms & conditions are required of each adult camper or guest that enters park grounds.  The parent or legal guardian is required to complete a hold harmless agreement for minor children accompanying them.  The officers and employees of the Campground reserve the right to refuse entry to anyone not completing required forms.  This form may be completed during check-in, or in advance utilizing links in your confirmation email or from our website, www.akroncantonjellystone.com

Conduct: Please remember that we are a family-friendly resort and that appropriate language, behavior, and attire be observed at all times.  We reserve the right to maintain a family-friendly atmosphere and reserve the right to eject anyone without prior notice who, in our judgment, creates a disturbance or nuisance, or deliberately breaks the policies stated above.  Failure to comply with the policies of the park, verbal or physical abuse of any employee by any person(s) in your party or group will not be tolerated.  No refunds are issued in such an event.

For more information about our park and the surrounding area, please visit our website at: www.akroncantonjellystone.com. Should you need further assistance please call us at: (330) 877-9800 or email us at: contactus@akroncantonjellystone.com.

Release & Hold Harmless Agreement


In consideration of using Clearwater Park Ltd (“Camp Ground”) and/or participating in any classes or programs offered through the Camp Ground, and for other good and valuable consideration, I hereby agree to release and discharge from liability arising from negligence Clearwater Park Ltd and its employees, directors, agents, officers, volunteers, and all other persons or entities acting for them, on behalf of myself and my children, parents, heirs, assigns, personal representative and estate, and also agree as follows: 

  1. I acknowledge that the use of the Campground involves known and unanticipated risks which could result in physical or emotional injury, paralysis or permanent disability, death, and property damage.  Risks include, but are not limited to; musculoskeletal injuries, broken bones and/or overuse injuries; bodily injuries; and head injuries.
  2. I expressly accept and assume all the risks inherent in this activity or that might be caused by the negligence of Clearwater Park Ltd.  My participation in this activity is purely voluntary and I elect to participate despite the risks.  In addition, if at any time I believe that conditions are unsafe or that I am unable to participate due to physical or medical conditions, then I will immediately discontinue use and/or participation.
  3. I hereby voluntarily release, forever discharge, and agree to indemnify and hold harmless Clearwater Park Ltd from all claims, demands, or causes of action which are in any way connected with my use of the Campground, its equipment or facilities, or participation in any programs or classes, arising from negligence.  This release does not apply to claims arising from intentional conduct.  Should Clearwater Park Ltd or anyone acting on their behalf be required to incur attorney’s fees and costs to enforce this agreement, I agree to indemnify and hold them harmless for all such fees and costs.
  4. I represent that I have adequate insurance to cover any injury or damage I may cause or suffer while using the Campground or participating in any classes or programs, or else I agree to bear the costs of such injury or damage myself.  I further represent that I have no medical or physical condition which could interfere with my safety in this activity, or else I am willing to assume – and bear the costs of – all risks that may be created, directly or indirectly, by any such condition.
  5. If I file a lawsuit, I agree to do so solely in the state of Ohio, and I further agree that the substantive law of Ohio shall apply.
  6. I agree that if any portion of this agreement is found to be void or unenforceable, the remaining portion shall remain in full force and effect.

By signing this document, I agree that if I am hurt or my property is damaged during my participation in this activity, then I may be found by a court of law to have waived my right to maintain a lawsuit against the parties being released on the basis of any claim for negligence. 



In consideration of minors named below being permitted to use the Campground, I further agree to indemnify and hold harmless Clearwater Park Ltd from any claims alleging negligence which are brought by or on behalf of minor or are in any way connected with such participation by minor.

Akron/Canton Jellystone Gate Policy


·         One vehicle per site

·         One gate card per site

·         Parking Pass required for vehicle parked at site

·         Gate card required for re-entry after 9:00 P.M., or when gate attendant is not on duty.

·         Gate card may not be given to other guests or visitors.

·         Gate card must be returned upon check out.

·         Park only at your assigned site.

·         Vehicles without parking passes are subject to tow without notice at the owner’s expense


I understand and agree to follow the gate policies at Akron/Canton Jellystone Park.  I agree that my credit card used for site payment can be charged a $20 fee if the gate card issued to me is not returned upon departure.