Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts

Drive More Business Into Your Campground as a Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park. The high quality of the Jellystone Park brand combined with the popularity of Yogi Bear make our group of camp-resorts among the most competitive, successful and popular in the industry.

What Does a Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park™ Camp-Resorts Franchise Cost?

To buy a franchise with Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park™ Camp-Resorts, you'll need to have at least $300,000 in liquid capital and a minimum net worth of $400,000. Franchisees can expect to make a total investment of $200,000 - $2,000,000. They also offer financing via 3rd party. *


Financial requirements for this franchise:
Liquid Capital:$300,000
What does Liquid Capital mean?
Net Worth:$400,000
What is Net Worth?
Total Investment:$200,000 - $2,000,000
What does Total Investment mean?


Options available to Franchisees:
Financing:Via 3rd party

Franchisor Details

Facts about this Franchise:
Total Units:84
Home Office: Cincinnati, Ohio
Year Founded:1969

Who We Are

We work with REIT’s, current campground owners, and prospective franchisees on building, improving, or buying existing campgrounds. We are considered destination campgrounds, and not just a place to sleep. Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts have a reputation for excellence not only in the outdoor hospitality industry, but with their guests as well! The high quality of the Jellystone Park brand combined with the popularity of Yogi Bear make our group of camp-resorts among the most competitive, successful and popular in the industry. With this in mind, we have developed the following mission statement: “Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts are dedicated to providing each guest with a quality camping experience in a clean and entertaining environment."

Why Choose Us?

The Family Market
Jellystone Park is the only campground chain in the United States focused solely on the family demographic. Other organizations have recently realized the potential for marketing to families, but we have been doing it for nearly 50 years. This experience, along with the uniqueness of the Yogi Bear and Jellystone Park trademarks, offers a special niche unmatched in the camping industry.

Franchisee Benefits

  • Capture the family market with a widely-recognized and trusted brand – Yogi Bear
  • Proven, comprehensive and proprietary training
  • Operational and marketing support that has brought success to other operators
  • Ability to increase store sales with access to a quality line of unique and high-profit licensed merchandise
  • Share in the experience and knowledge of Jellystone Park owners and operators in a cooperative – not competitive – environment.
  • Keep your independence as an entrepreneur.

Tools & Support To Strengthen Your Business

When you partner with Leisure Systems Inc., your business will benefit from over 45 years of campground experience. We have a seasoned staff who is ready to assist your transition through training, consulting and resources. In addition, you have access to the knowledge and advice of 80 other franchisee owners and operators.


  • Certification and Management Program (CAMP)
  • Caring About Recreation and Entertainment (CARE)
  • NSPF Certified Pool Operators (CPO) Course
  • Spring Meeting
  • Symposium & Trade Show
  • Operations Manual & Resource Material
  • Jellystone Park Online University


  • Warner Bros License
  • Product Variety – Over 500 Custom Items
  • Support
  • Detailed Merchandising Guidelines, Suggestions and General Retail Tips


  • Business Plan
  • NPP (National Purchasing Partners)
  • Vendor Relationships
  • Proprietary Reservations & POS Software
  • Franchise Assessment Review & Recommendations

Campground & RV Resort Marketing

  • Campjellystone.com
  • JPKid.com
  • Social Media
  • Book JP
  • Advertising
  • Public Relations
  • Directories
  • Promotions
  • Email Blasts
  • Gift Card Program

To assist your marketing efforts, we provide:

  • Guest Research Survey
  • Customer Care
  • Costumes
  • Tradeshow Stanchions & Bags
  • Graphic Design Services
  • Website Analysis
  • Social Media Assistance
  • Newsletter
  • Yogi Bear & Friends Artwork and Photos

Next Steps

Thank you for your interest in the Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park franchise opportunity. Are you ready to start the conversation? Fill out the form today!


Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park™ Camp-Resorts is currently accepting inquiries from the following states:

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Washington, D.C., West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park™ Camp-Resorts is also currently accepting inquiries from Canada.

Interested parties should have at least $300,000 in liquid capital to invest.

* This information may have changed since first published. We recommend that you always verify fees, investment amounts, and offers with the business opportunity directly prior to making a decision to invest.