Campground Spotlight: Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Kozy Rest

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If you're looking for a camping or RV experience that is more "resort" than "rustic" with abundant activities and amenities for kids, the Jellystone brand will likely be your cup of tea! Yogi Bear's Jellystone Parks are family-friendly to the max with fun things to do around the entire campground! From arts & crafts and bicycling to character meet-and-greets and swimming, Jellystone is like a super fun summer camp that the entire family can enjoy together.

Jellystone Park at Kozy Rest is in Harrisville, which is in Butler County in Western Pennsylvania. There are many small towns within 15 minutes of the park - including Branchton, Clintonville, Eau Claire, Forestville, Grove City, and Slippery Rock.

RV & Tent Sites

Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park at Kozy Rest has almost 100 full hook-up sites - many with shade. Nine of these are designated as premium, three are deluxe, and the remainder are standard. Premium sites have a swing and a level concrete pad in a more private location.

Additionally, there are 5 basic RV sites with water/electric only (no sewer).

There are also 2 tent sites at the back of the park.

A few seasonal sites can be found on this property as well, but this park caters more to short-term vacationers.

Check-in time is at 3:00pm for all reservations. Check-out time is at 11:00am for cabins and 2:00pm for RV sites.

Cabins

If you'd rather not deal with tent camping or you don't have a recreational vehicle of your own, you can book a cabin, yurt, glamping tent, or treehouse!

The treehouse, in particular, sounds like soooo much fun! It features a kitchen, a living room, a full bathroom with tub/shower, a TV & DVD player, air-conditioning/heat, and two bedrooms with a loft. Sleeps 6.

Note, too, that there are many different cabin sizes and configurations to choose from - including a multi-family cabin that sleeps 14 (the Rangers Retreat).

Cancellation Policy

  • For Campsites: 30+ days receives a full refund minus a $20 administrative fee. 2 weeks to 30 days receives a credit for a future stay in the same year, minus a $20 administrative fee. Less than 2 weeks: the full reservation is forfeited.
  • For Lodging Rentals (cabins, etc): 30+ days receives a refund minus a $40 administrative fee OR a full refund issued in camp credit to be used in the same season. Less than 30 days: the full reservation is forfeited.

Credits and refunds are not granted for weather, illness, work schedule changes, etc.

Campground Activities

In typical Jellystone fashion, Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park at Kozy Rest has TONS of activities and amenities!

  • Activity Barn
  • Activity Field
  • Basketball 1/2 Court
  • Bedtime Stories with Yogi Bear $
  • Bike Track
  • Boo Boo Pavilion
  • Catch and Release Fishing Pond
  • Cornhole
  • Dog Park
  • Donut Decorating with Cindy Bear $
  • Frog Pond
  • Gaga Ball
  • Gem Mining Sluice $
  • Jumping Pillows
  • Junior Ranger Adventure Program $
  • Laser Tag $
  • Lending Library (in the laundry room)
  • Meet & Greet with The Bears $
  • Milk and Cookies with Boo Boo $
  • Mini Golf
  • Playground
  • RC Crawling & Speed Track
  • Ranger Station
  • Rec Hall
  • Shuffleboard
  • Swimming Pool
  • Train Rides
  • Yogi Bear Pavilion

Visitors to the campground are required to pay a visitor's fee to participate in activities and/or to use campground amenities.

Front Office/Entrance

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The front office is near the entrance and has a gift/camping shop with lots of necessities as well as treats - plus a full snack bar menu and ice cream counter!

Playground

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There is one playground toward the front of the park, adjacent to the miniature golf course, 1/2 basketball court, jumping pillow, and swimming pool.

Swimming Pool

See note above. The swimming pool is a bit small for the size of campground, but is well-maintained and a popular spot for campers. Wristbands are required for use of this and other campground amenities. Children, ages 12 and under, must be accompanied by an adult.

Dining/Food

Jellystone Park at Kozy Rest has a full snack bar with entree, appetizer, and dessert options, including:

Breakfast (most items are $4-$5)

  • Bacon, Egg, & Cheese Biscuit
  • Sausage, Egg, & Cheese Pancake
  • Sausage, Egg, & Cheese Bagel
  • Mini Donuts
  • Breakfast Pizza
  • Artisan Waffle

Entrees* ($2.99-$13.99)

  • 3pc Chicken Tender
  • Chicken & Waffles
  • Hot Dog
  • Hunt Brother's Pizza
  • Walking Taco
  • Chicken Sandwich
  • Wings
  • Wingbites

Snacks ($2.00-$3.99)

  • Tater Tots
  • Corndog
  • Mozzarella Sticks
  • Soft Pretzel
  • Nachos
  • Pickle on a Stick
  • Cheese Filled Pretzels
  • French Fries

Drinks ($1.50-$4.49)

  • Frozen Coffee
  • Lemonade
  • Milkshake
  • Slushies

Plus, Hershey's ice cream ($2-$4)!

* All entrees can be made into combo meals - with a side of fries or tater tots & a 24oz beverage.

If you need to pick up groceries, ALDI and Walmart are both within 15-20 minutes.

Restrooms & Laundry

There are two restrooms/bathhouses on the property as well as a laundry room with Speed Queen machines, which is centrally located within the park.

Trash

Please dispose of all garbage at the dumpster near the exit gate.

Dogs

Leashed dogs are welcome at Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park at Kozy Rest and there is a dog park available for your use.

WiFi

WiFi was fast and worked well during our stay.

Local Area

Jellystone Park at Kozy Rest is in Butler County, Pennsylvania. For ideas for things to do in Butler County, consult our travel guide by clicking on the link in this sentence.

Packing List for Yogi Bear's Jellystone Camp Resort

In addition to your regular packing list (clothing, shoes, toiletries, food, etc), you may also want to bring:

  • Sunscreen, sunglasses, sun hats, rashguards, and UV-protectant clothing
  • Swimsuits, beach towels, flip flops, and/or water shoes for use at the swimming pool
  • Bikes to ride at the on-site track
  • A book to leave at the lending library
  • Money for the snack bar and souvenirs

TIPS/HELPFUL INFORMATION

  • Prior to your stay, download the Jellystone Park app for activity notifications, character appearances, and park maps.
  • Don't forget your camera! Jellystones are famous for having adorable photo spots throughout their parks.
  • In general, Jellystone Park amenities are most well-suited for babies through age 10.
  • Note the later check-out time of 2:00pm. This is a delightful perk as it's restful not to have to scramble to pack up on the day you leave.
  • Jellystone often runs specials and promotions - especially where you can save money for longer stays (4+ nights). Sign up for Club Yogi Rewards to receive updates and to accumulate points toward free campsites and cabin rentals.
  • If you are local to the area, Jellystone Park at Kozy Rest offers birthday party packages with fun activities, such as laser tag and swimming.
  • Did you enjoy your stay at Jellystone Park at Kozy Rest? You may be interested to know that there are 75+ Jellystone locations across the USA and Canada - most of which are in the midwest, the east coast, and in Texas. There are currently no Jellystone parks in Arizona, Arkansas, Connecticut, Idaho, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, North Dakota, Nebraska, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Washington, or Wyoming.

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