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, Discover and American Express. A reservation is not guaranteed until required deposit is received.
We always honor Military discounts. We offer many specials, check them out! Discounts cannot be combined with any other specials or offers.
We do not give refunds due to sickness, changes to work schedule, early departure or Mother Nature. Camping is an outdoor experience; the fun continues rain or shine. No refunds will be given for late notice, no shows, or reservation deposits paid 7 days prior to arrival.
Campsites: To get any refund, reservations must be cancelled no later than 7 days prior to a non-holiday stay or 14 days prior to a holiday stay. There is a $10.00 processing fee on ALL campsite cancellations.
Rental Units: To get any refund, reservations must be cancelled no later than 14 days prior to a non-holiday stay or 30 days prior to a holiday stay. There is a $50.00 processing fee on ALL rental cancellations.
Check-in time for a campsite is 1pm, early arrival (before 1pm) if available, is $5.00/per hour – early fee. Check-in time for a rental is 2pm, early arrival (before 2pm), if available, is a $15.00/per hour – early fee. Please call the office before you arrive early to make arrangements so we can save you from having to wait around!
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 (reservation must be paid in full for a late check-in).
Check-out time is 11am; Late check-out, if available, is a $10.00 fee (for you family – 2 adults and up to 3 children, not everyone on your site) to stay in the park until 4pm. Late check-out may not be booked prior to your arrival.
Campsite guests: Based on availability, please make arrangements with the Ranger Station before 11am 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. *LATE CHECK-OUT IS NOT AVAILABLE DURING JULY OR AUGUST*
Visitor / Day Use
Visitors can spend the day or visit a family camping with us. Visitors must register with the office and pay a day use fee. Visitors must display a BLUE visitor tag on their rearview mirror and wear a wristband. Check-out time for visitors is 9pm. Day use guest fee and overnight guest fee can be found on our 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 $10.00 park access fee, per reservation and proof of insurance is required. Golf carts must stay on the road, have lights on after dusk, and be parked by quiet hour.
Bouncy Bear Zone
This is an additional amenity and requires a wristband. Wristbands can be purchased for the entire week, weekend or by the day in the store. Rules are posted outside of the Bouncy Bear Zone and are enforced for safety. Attendant is present at all times.
We are a pet friendly campground and friendly pets are always welcomed! (Aggressive breeds are not allowed!) Proof of Rabies vaccination is required at check-in. 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 $10.00 fee for pets required if staying in a pet friendly rental unit.
There is no lifeguard on duty and all swimmers swim at their own risk. All children under the age of 16 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. Pets are not allowed in the pool area. Pool is open 9am until dusk. Pool is usually open Memorial Day – Labor Day.
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
- Speed limit is 5mph throughout the campground
- Please be respectful of others (no loud music, profanity or abusive behavior) This is a FAMILY campground!
- No fireworks allowed
- No ATVs allowed