Why Choose Jellystone Park?
In today’s ever-evolving business landscape, more and more entrepreneurs are looking for a brand that shines brightly while upholding cherished family values. For more than half a century, the Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts brand has been providing our guests with amazing family entertainment experiences and our franchisees with ever-increasing revenue potential. In fact, the brand recently celebrated its 16th consecutive year of generating all-time record revenues.
We know our Jellystone Park franchisees are the backbone of our brand’s ongoing successes so we provide them with a plethora of tools and support to help them increase their location offerings and drive additional revenues and profits. Our experienced team provides franchisees a wealth of educational seminars and training classes as well as on-site coaching. In addition to our operational support, the Camp Jellystone Marketing team attracts more and more families to our brand every day and offers franchisees location-specific guidance and design services to help them maximize the impact of their local marketing efforts. Our Club Yogi™ Rewards loyalty program provides a customer base of 300,000+ families who are already fans of the Jellystone Park brand and new families join the program every day. We know that the Jellystone Park characters resonate with kids (and parents) of all ages so our Retail team offers our franchisees hundreds of exclusive merchandise items that they can sell on property. The power of our custom retail items are just one reason why Jellystone Park locations earn one-third of their overall revenues from ancillary revenue streams.
It’s no secret that investing in a Jellystone Park franchise offers entrepreneurs a strong value proposition and an exciting opportunity to thrive in the outdoor hospitality industry. That’s one reason why the brand has been named one of the nation’s best franchise brands by Entrepreneur magazine, Franchise Business Review, and Franchise Times for multiple years in a row.
Theresa Isaacson – Caledonia, WI
We’re going to be entering our 13th season, and I sure would hate to own a property without being Yogi branded. I don’t think we’ve ever had a down year. We just continue to grow. The reason we really like Jellystone Parks is because of the support behind us. With other parks in the system, we have 75+ sources of question-and-answer type people to go to. The suppo… Read more
Daren & Lorraine Carlson – Hocking Hills, OH
The Jellystone Park brand has made a huge difference in our business. If we had 50 more sites and more cabins, they’d be filled every weekend.
Ray Aljets – Sioux Falls, SDThree generations of my family have operated our Jellystone Park location and I can say with the utmost confidence that the Jellystone Park system has had a dramatic impact on our bottom line. Opportunities to increase guest satisfaction and revenue are everywhere and the creativity of those in the Jellystone Park system keep me on the leading edge of both the family … Read more
Sean Vidrine – owner of four Jellystone Park locationsWe have seen 15% growth year over year. Our retail sales are up 50% and our occupancy is up as well. Seeing our guests’ faces light up when the characters are out is priceless.
Jessica & Mickey Spak – Chautauqua County, NYI love the support from the franchise. I would tell any prospect looking at converting or building a Jellystone Park, that it’s the single best business decision you can make.
Susan Novotny – South Haven, MIWithin 5 years, we have more than tripled our revenue. We have no regrets becoming a franchisee of Jellystone Park!
Bob & Beth Ryan – Mannford, OKOur family has been a franchisee for over 30 years. The support that both the franchisor and fellow franchisees offer goes above and beyond expectations.