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The guest assumes all risks and danger incidental to the activity of camping in a rustic outdoors environment while participating in recreational activities, such as hiking, swimming, Jumping Pillow or mini-golf or being injured as a result of inclement weather conditions, and agrees that the Camp-Resort and it's owners, agents and employees are not liable for injuries of property or damages resulting from such causes.
For Campground Assistance After Hours: After hour numbers are posted at the front door to the Ranger Station and bulletin boards throughout the campground.
JELLYSTONE PARK™ Mammoth Cave is a family oriented park. We want everyone to have fun, enjoy our facilities and have a relaxing stay. Please respect other campers and our park facilities. This will only be possible with your help. Please inform all members of your camping party of the policies of the Camp-Resort. Please abide by all posted regulation signage throughout the Camp-Resort.
Activities and available facilities may vary throughout the year. Prices and amenities are subject to change.
Advance Reservations are highly recommended, especially for summer, holiday and Halloween periods. A credit card deposit is required when making the reservation. Must be 21 years of age to make a reservation.
All guests must check-in at the Ranger Station before setting up on a campsite.
All visitors must check-in at the Ranger Station as they enter the park.
All Guests and Visitors must wear a wristband at all times.
All vehicles must display parking pass at all times.
Alcoholic Beverages are restricted to your campsite for use in moderation only.
Behavior: Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park™ is a privately owned camping resort. Most people have good sense and respect for others. If you do not, remember that we enforce our rules to protect our campers and our Park. Loud, rowdy or other inappropriate behavior of any kind will result in your removal from the Park without benefit of any refund. Management reserves the right to evict, at our discretion and without refund, any person whose conduct is objectionable or violates Park rules.
Bicycles: When riding a bicycle at Jellystone Park please obey all traffic rules and stop signs. Also, bicycles are not permitted after dark, this is for the safety of all our guests.
All nightly and weekly reservations require a deposit of two nights or half of your stay, whichever is greater.
$9.99 resort fee per day
Lock site fee $25 and is non-refundable.
All reservations are firm upon arrival and no refunds will be allowed for early departure no matter the situation that causes the departure. Please do not ask for a refund after check-in.
Cabin Cleaning: Cabins are expected to be left in reasonable clean condition. Charges will be assessed for damages and extraordinary cleaning.
Campfires are part of the camping experience. However, put the fire out properly when not attended. All fires must be of reasonable size so it does not endanger anyone or anything. Do not move fire rings.
No refunds are given on or after arrival.
Cancellations made at least 14 days in advance will be refunded in the form that was used for the payment minus a $20 administration fee.
Cancellations made less than 14 days prior to your arrival date result in forfeiture of reservations.
Check-in Time: 2 p.m.
Check-Out Time: 11 a.m.
Check-in Time: 3 p.m.
Check-Out Time: 11 a.m.
Early check-in may be available for $30; contact the resort office the morning of your arrival for availability. Late check-outs may be available for $30; check with the resort office on your day of departure for availability. Any guests that have not shown up 24 hours after their check-in time, and have not made prior arrangements with the resort staff, will be considered a no-show reservation and forfeit their deposit
Check-In For Cabins: During peak seasons or inclement weather conditions, all units may not be ready by 3 P.M., and your patience is appreciated. Our staff takes pride in making sure the units are clean & maintained prior to each Guest's arrival, and therefore we do not allow Guests to enter units that are not yet cleared for Check-In. There will be no compensation for units not available at 3 P.M.
Drones & Hoverboards: Drones and hoverboards are not allowed in the park due to safety reasons.
Entrance onto the campground property constitutes permission for the management of Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Mammoth Cave to photograph the visitor while on the premises and to use any resulting pictures for any lawful purpose without compensation to the visitor.
Firewood should not be brought in from out of Kentucky. Pests and diseases harmful to our trees are frequently transported this way and have killed numerous trees in our Park already. In compliance with a request from the Commonwealth of Kentucky we no longer allow out-of-state firewood in the Park. If through oversight you brought some into the Park, please do not take it off your truck/camper/vehicle. Please transport it back out of the Park when you continue your journey. We offer firewood for sale at the Ranger Station at a reasonable price and will gladly deliver it to your site upon request.
Fishing Ponds: Fishing is allowed in the ponds; however, it is catch and release only. Swimming is not allowed in the ponds.
Golf Carts: We have a limited number of golf carts for rent. We recommend reserving at the time you make your reservation. You must be 21 years old to reserve and drive our golf carts. A credit card on file is required to rent a cart.
Rent a 4-seater golf cart for $70 per day
Rent a 6-seater golf carts for $125 per day
Personal golf carts are no longer allowed per insurance requirements.
Holiday Periods 2022 are Memorial Day (May 27-30; 3 night minimum unless check-in on May 26th), 4th of July (June 30-July 4; 4 night minimum) and Labor Day (September 2-5; 3 night minimum unless check-in on Sep. 1st).
Litter: Please help keep our Park beautiful. Please do not litter and please do not throw cigarette butts on the ground.
Minimum Check In/Reservation age is 21 Years Old.
No Operations of Unlicensed Motorized Vehicles: For example, scooters, mini-bikes, ATV's. You must be a legal licensed driver to operate any motor vehicle. Mopeds only allowed with current road license.
No Pets in Rental Cabins: Due to health regulations, pets are not permitted in any of our rental units except pets that are registered in our pet friendly cabins. If a pet is found in any of these areas, you will forfeit all rental fees, be charged a special cleaning fee, and will be asked to leave the Park.
Pets in Pet Friendly Cabins: Our Lincoln's Logs (Cabins 1 - 10), Amish Cabins (11-20) and Savannah Cabins (33-38) are the only cabins that we allow pets in. There is a $50 non-refundable pet fee to have a pet in a pet friendly cabin per your reservation.
Pets staying in Campsites: Pets (maximum of 2) are allowed on your campsite on a leash and under the owner's control at all times. They must be kept in a camper, tent or RV at night and must never be left unattended. Unattended and/or noisy pets are grounds for immediate removal from the Park without refund. Pets are not allowed in rental cabins (except 1 – 20 and 33-38), pools and pool areas, Karst Beach, water slide or camp resort buildings, or people playgrounds. Aggressive pets are not allowed and will not be tolerated. No breeds perceived by others to be aggressive breeds are permitted in the park including but not limited to Dobermans, Rottweilers, Pit Bulls, Mastiffs and others due to requirement of our insurance. Dog walk areas are available and marked on the Park perimeters. Please clean up and dispose of all pet waste -- doggie bags are provided for your convenience.
Propane: We can refill proper propane tanks for a fee. Please call or come to the Ranger Station. Propane refills are only available from 9am to 5pm.
Proper Swim Attire at Pool Areas, Water Zone Splashpad, Karst Beach and Waterslide: Cut offs and street clothes are not acceptable. Parents need to accompany 16 year olds and under at all water facilities. Please help us with these safety issues. Under garments are not swimwear and not appropriate to be in our pool areas. No lifeguards are on duty at the pools or waterslide; swim at your own risk.
Personal Golf Carts:No longer allowed per insurance requirements.
Quiet Hours: For the comfort of your neighbor, quiet time begins at 11:00 PM CST. This means no radios, loud music or disturbing noises. Quiet time is from 11:00 PM CST to 8:00 AM CST (strictly enforced). All children are to be at your site/cabin during this time. All golf carts must be left at sites/cabins during this time.
Radios: Please keep the volume at a level so you can enjoy it, but your neighbors do not have to.
Recycling: We offer recycling of aluminum, glass and plastic at the Park. Recycling bins are located at the Hilltop Pavilion and Karst Beach.
Safe, Slow Driving is a Must for cars, bicycles and golf carts. Children are at play throughout the entire Park. Please observe the 5 1/2 MPH speed limit on all Park roads. This applies to the rental carts as well.
Safety Reasons: We do not allow fireworks, firearms, or weapons of any kind, ATV's, go-carts, scooters or mini-bikes.
Security Gates: When you check in you will receive one car tag and one barcode pass that are required for entry into our park. Extra vehicles will be required to register in the Ranger Station to receive a car tag and a barcode pass. Extra vehicles are $5 per night.
Site Restrictions: Camping rates are for 1 camping unit plus 1 vehicle; an additional tent or vehicle may be added for an additional fee. Additional tent added to a site is $10 a night. Extra vehicle $10 a night. Camping rates are based on 6 persons per site, additional per person fees are $10 per night (ages 3-60). A Maximum of 8 persons and one family per site. Please do not ask for exceptions as we feel this is very generous.
Site Lock Fee: You may pay a $25 fee to request a certain cabin or campsite that guarantees that specific cabin or site unless something is physically wrong with the cabin or campsite that makes it unrentable. In this case the request fee would be refunded. If you do not have a paid cabin or campsite request you may be moved to a different site number but still remain in the same site/cabbin type. If you have allergies or asthma, please inform your reservationist at booking time so you are not placed in a cabin that has had pets in it.
Smoking: is not allowed in all buildings and cabins, game room, swimming pools, Water Zone Splashpad and waterslide areas. Please dispose of cigarette butts properly.
Trash Bags: should be placed by the street between 8-10AM and we will pick it up. Please do NOT put it out the night before, as we have critters that just love to get into trash bags and make a mess.
Your Guests: Registered campers are allowed to have daily campground guest. They must register at the front desk and the cost per person is $10.00 plus $10 for extra vehicle.