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Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp Resorts Franchise Opportunity

Own a Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp Resorts Franchise

Yogi Bear works with current campground owners, and prospective franchisees on building, improving, or buying existing campgrounds. They 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 this group of camp-resorts among the most competitive, successful and popular in the industry. With this in mind, they 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.”

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Download the Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp Resorts Franchisee Satisfaction Report

Only the brands that exceed FBR’s franchisee satisfaction benchmark are displayed on our website. Here’s how Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp Resorts franchise owners rated their franchise.

Highlights include:

  • 97% of franchisees agree the long-term growth opportunity for their business is strong. 
  • 100% of franchisees are likely to recommend this franchise to others. 
  • 97% of franchisees agree that their fellow franchisees are supportive of this brand. 
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Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park (TM) Camp Resorts
Franchise Owner Satisfaction Report
Review completed: April 2024
0-49 Below average
50-69 Average
70-100 Best
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Not all franchise systems share their results publicly. Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp Resorts does. Download the franchisee satisfaction report on Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp Resorts for free.

Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp Resorts Awards from Franchise Business Review

2024 Top Womens
2024 FBR Top
2023 Top Franchise
2022 Top Recession-Proof
2022 Top 200
2021 Best Culture
2021 Recession Proof
2021 Top Women
2021 Top
2020 FBR Top
2019 FBR Top
2019 FBR Rockstar
2019 FBR Innovative

Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp Resorts Franchise Information

Business Model

Camp Resort offering RV accommodations and cabin camping. 

Key Benefits

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 Yogi Bear™ has 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.
Marketing Support

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
Training Programs

Training

  • 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

Merchandise

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

Operations

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

Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp Resorts Franchise Videos

Learn what makes Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park an in demand & family first franchise opportunity

Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp Resorts Franchise Reviews & Testimonials

Actual owner reviews from our third party, independent surveys.

  • Best overall brand image.

    Anonymous, Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp Resorts Franchise Owner

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    FSI
  • We love the Jellystone System!

    Maryanne, Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp Resorts Franchise Owner

    Overall Brand Rating:

    FSI
  • The franchisees provide support to each other and are willing to share experiences and their knowledge and wisdom.

    Peter, Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp Resorts Franchise Owner

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    FSI

Family-friendly Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp Resorts™ offer pools, water slides, splash grounds, jumping pillows, wagon rides, foam parties and interactions with Yogi Bear-costumed characters.

Request Information
  • Min. Cash Required: $250,000
  • Net Worth Required: $400,000
  • Total Startup Investment: $63,000 - $10,000,000
  • Franchising Since: 1969
  • Franchise Units: 76

Available Markets

USA United States:

AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY

CA Canada:

AB, BC, MB, NB, NL, NS, NT, NU, ON, PE, QC, SK, YT

REQUEST MORE INFORMATION

I would like to explore funding for my business venture from Benetrends Financial (minimum investment $50K, US only).