Rules of the campground are to be followed by all campers, their guests, and all persons using the grounds for the day.
Full payment is taken with an online reservation. A deposit of 50% is taken at the time a reservation is made by phone or in person. A credit card is charged at the time reservation is made. We accept Visa, MasterCard and Discover. A reservation is not guaranteed until required deposit is received.
We always honor Military discounts. We also honor Good Sam, AAA and Senior (65 & older) discounts during our “Summer” camping (not offered during our already discounted “Spring/Fall” camping)
Sorry no refunds due to sickness, changes to work schedule, early departure or weather. Camping is an outdoor experience; the fun continues rain or shine. Cancellations on campsites will be accepted up to 7 days for a non-holiday arrival or up to 14 days for a holiday stay. There is a $10 processing fee on all campsite cancellations. Cancellations on rentals will be accepted up to 14 days for a non-holiday arrival or up to 30 days for a holiday stay. There is a $50 processing fee on all rental cancellations. Refunds will be given with proper notice (see above), minus the processing fee. No refunds will be given for late notice, no shows, early departures or reservation deposits paid 7 days prior to arrival.
*When cancelling an extended stay reservation, you will lose 50% of your deposit.
Check-in time for a campsite is 1pm, early arrival (before 11am) is available for a $5 fee. Check-in time for a rental is 2pm, early arrival (before 1pm) is available for a $15 fee. These are based on availability, please make prior arrangements with the Ranger Station.
Late Check-In or Check-Out
In the event, you are unable to check-in during our hours of operation, please make prior arrangements with our reservation department. Check-out time is 11am; Late check-out is available for a $10 fee (for the whole family) to stay in the park until 4pm. Campsite guests: Based on availability, please make arrangements with the Ranger Station before 9am on your departure day. Rental guests: Late check-out is not available, if you wish to stay at the park but vacate the cabin, inquire at the Ranger Station.
Visitor / Day Use
Visitors can spend the day or visit a family camping with us. They are welcome to enjoy our facilities and free activities. They must register with the office and pay a day use fee. Visitors must display a “visitor tag” on rearview mirror. Check-out time for visitors is 9pm. Visitor/day use fee can be found on the Rates Page.
We have golf cart rentals. With a limited amount, we recommend that you reserve early. You must be at least 18 years old and hold a valid driver’s license to rent/drive a golf cart. Children are not allowed to drive golf carts. Your personal golf carts are welcome, however there is a $10 park access fee. Driver’s must hold a valid driver’s license.
Bouncy Bear Zone
Wristbands must be worn to use the inflatables (available in The Ranger Station). Rules are posted outside of the Bouncy Bear Zone and are enforced for your safety. Attendant is present at all times.
We are a pet friendly campground and friendly pets are always welcomed! Please be considerate of other campers and clean up after your pet. Pets MUST be on a leash at all times, EVEN AT YOUR CAMPSITE. Pets are not allowed in the playground area, bounce area, pool area or any public buildings. There is a $10 fee for pets required in our rental units.
There is no lifeguard on duty and all swimmers swim at their own risk. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Swim diapers are required for infants and can be purchased in the Ranger Station. For your safety, no glass containers or smoking are allowed in the pool area. Pool is open 9am until dusk.
Entrance to Jellystone Park constitutes permission for the management of Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resort at Madison, Maine to photograph/film the visitor while on the premises and to use photos/film for lawful purpose without credit or acknowledgment to the visitor.
Holidays include Memorial Day Weekend, 4th of July, Labor Day Weekend & 2 weekends during the Skowhegan State Fair.
- Quiet hours are 10pm-7am during the week and 11pm-8am on the weekend
- Bicycles must be parked at dark
- All children must be at campsite by 10pm
- Golf carts must stay on roads, have lights on after dusk and be parked by quiet hour
- Speed limit is 5mph throughout campground
- No fireworks allowed
- No ATVs allowed