Terms of Service

Hi there, {First Name}!

Thanks so much for reserving your BEST VACATION EVER at Jellystone Park™ Camp-Resort in Grayling, MI. We're looking forward to your stay with us and counting down the days until your arrival! 

Arrival Time

Feel free to arrive for your camping adventure as early as the designated check-in time on your confirmation. Are you the early bear that catches the fish? Call the office to see if your site is available for early check-in! 

Cabins: 4PM   |   Campsites: 3PM

These are the normal times that your cabin/campsite will be available. Early arrivals may not be available during peak season dates- please be prepared to have access to your site at the designated check-in time. 


Arrival Procedure

If you don’t have any changes for your reservation (meaning you have the correct number of guests registered) the check-in process will be much quicker!

Sunday-Thursday before Memorial Day or After Labor Day: Please stop inside the Ranger Station to check-in

Have your photo ID ready to go!

You will be given a ‘Welcome Packet’ which includes: 

  • Car pass 

  • Wristbands

  • Campground map &  other pertinent information

Need to make changes to your reservation? Feel free to contact our office ahead of time at 989.348.2157. All reservations are paid in full at the time the reservation is taken.  


Check-out Time

Cabins: 11AM   |   Campsites: 12PM

  • All campers are free to stay and play on the resort property until 12PM but we ask that our Cabin Campers please return keys to the Reservations Office no later than 11AM.

  • Looking for a little extra pack-my-kids-in-the-car time? You may inquire in the office for a late check-out on the actual day of your departure. A late check-out fee may apply. 

  • Late departures may not be available during peak season dates- please be prepared to depart your site at the designated departure time


Other Helpful Info

Firewood: To protect against further spread of tree diseases, Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park™ will NOT allow firewood to be brought into the campground regardless of where it originates from. We are working with Michigan's recommendation of "Burn it where you buy it". Any outside wood brought in will be confiscated. Please help us save our trees. 

Visitor Policy: For your safety, only registered guests are permitted access into the campground. Additional guests must register to receive a car tag and wristbands. Visitor’s have the same access to the activities and amenities. All daily visitors must leave by 10PM. There is a limit of 6 visiting guests per site.

Pool Opening: Our pool will open Memorial Day weekend!

  • The pool will open May 26th - September 4th. The Activity Pool will remain open weekends through September 17th (weather permitting).

Visitor Fees:

  • Age 2 & under: Free 
  • Ages 3-64: $7/person
  • Seniors 65+: $5/person

Peak Season

  • Age 2 & under: Free 
  • Ages 3-64: $10/person
  • Seniors 65+: $8/person


  • Age 2 & under: Free 
  • Ages 3-64: $10/person
  • Seniors 65+: $8/person


Pet Policy: There’s no better doggy than a camping doggy! We are a pet-friendly resort and all friendly pets are welcome! Please keep your pet leashed at all times while staying at Jellystone Park™.  We have a 2 dog maximum rule per campsite.

Late Arrivals: Please contact the office at 989.348.2157 if you plan to arrive after 9PM (Sunday-Thursday) and after 10PM on Fridays. 

Unauthorized Late Departures: Should you stay at your campsite/cabin past your check-out time, an additional night will be charged automatically. If the campsite/cabin is booked for that night there will be an additional charge, due to the inconvenience for the guest that will be staying on that site after your group.

Inclement Weather/Early Departure Policy: We apologize in advance if there is any inclement weather before you arrive and/or during your stay. We do not give credit or refunds due to the discomforts of nature or for early departures. The fun continues rain or shine!

Satisfaction: We strive for your satisfaction. If there are any issues with your stay please contact us right away so that we can correct it. We do not compensate for unreported items that we could have corrected while you were here.


Please visit the following link for your personalized confirmation information! {Reservation Details Link}


 Now that your stay is getting close (eek!!) we want to let you know about some of the fun extras we have to offer! 

  • Download the Jellystone Park App prior to your arrival to see all the activities and specials that we’re offering, stay up to date on all the fun! The App is free and can be downloaded onto any iPhone or Android.

  • Enjoy cookies & milk with Cindy Bear™ or breakfast and bubbles with Boo Boo™ right at your site or cabin ($)

  • Celebrating your birthday? Check out our birthday packages! Sign up online at least 24 hours in advance for availability

By signing this I state that I am 21 years or older and that I am assuming full legal responsibility for all members of my party and visitors. I release Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park™ Camp-Resort of Grayling, Michigan, their agents, employees, directors and subcontractors from any responsibility for accidents, injuries, or loss from any cause, including COVID-19. 

Yogi Bear™ and the gang are very much looking forward to your stay!