Awards & Guest Comments

The vast majority of people who camp at Jellystone Park™ at Kozy Rest are pleased with their experience and plan to return again soon. If any part of your camping experience leaves you anything less than fully satisfied, we hope that you will take the time to call matters to our attention … preferably while you are still here at the campground.

We will do everything possible to resolve any problems as promptly and efficiently as possible. For the same reason, if you have stayed with us and would like to share your thoughts regarding any aspect of your experience, we encourage you to use the following form. With your permission, we would be pleased to consider adding your comments to those which appear below.

Pittsuburgh Jellystone Park Award with owners, yogi, and boo-boo

Local Man Honored Posthumously with Tourism Employee of the Year Award

HARRISVILLE, PA (March 13, 2017) – Recently, Yogi Bear’s Jellystone ParkTM at Kozy Rest was recognized with several awards from the Pennsylvania Campground Owners Association (PCOA), a nonprofit trade association representing the proud RV parks and campgrounds in the great state of Pennsylvania. The local camp-resort is humbled to receive such accolades, but the owners were most excited about late employee Dick Springer being named the Tourism Employee of the Year. This award - given to one person in the state of Pennsylvania - honors a star employee, an employee who goes above and beyond the call of duty, nominated by their respective campground and selected by a panel of judges representing the PCOA. Click here to read full release (PDF).

2015 Yogi Bear Franchise Symposium

Established as an independent campground by the Quigley family in 2000, Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park TM at Kozy Rest has since evolved into the premier camp - resort for family fun in western Pennsylvania. In fact, its high - quality facilities, amenities and staff have earned this local camp - resort the distinction of 2015 National “Park of the Year” from among 16,000 parks throughout the nation.

The National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC) recently honored Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park at Kozy Rest with the Medium - Sized “Park of the Year” Award for the third time in five years. The award is presented to RV parks and campgrounds that deliver an extraordinary guest experience as a result of all - around excellence in operations, professionalism, marketing, customer service and industry involvement.

“ We do everything possible to better our park and provide guests with a truly memorable experience each and every year. We’re pleased to hear on a regular basis that Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park at Kozy Rest is the neatest, friendliest park our guests have ever visited,” said Gary Quigley, owner and one of the founding family members. “Winning the ARVC ‘Park of the Year’ Award in 2011, 2014 and 2015 reinforces that we are successful in exceeding industry standards and delivering a first - class customer service experience.”

In addition to this national recognition, Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park at Kozy Rest has received numerous franchise system awards at the annual Yogi Bear Franchise Symposium. Since becoming a part of the Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park system in 2011, the Quigley family and Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park at Kozy Rest have been honored with the following awards:

Pinnacle Club Award (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016) for obtaining a rate of 95 percent and higher on the inspection of their facilities and operations by Leisure Systems, Inc. (LSI) inspectors.
Outstanding Customer Service Award and Outstanding Recreation Programming Award (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016) for obtaining a score of 88 percent or higher in those areas on the annual customer guest satisfaction survey.
Outstanding Achievement in the Area of Camp Resort Comfort Station ( 2012 and 2015) for the nicest restroom facilities in the entire system.
Jim Webb Spirit Award (2015) for embodying unparalleled spirit, enthusiasm and commitment to the Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park system.
Facility of the Year (2014) for sustaining improvements to the facilities and adding new amenities or facilities.
Outstanding Achievement in the Area of Rental Units (2014) for the highest-rated cabins in the entire system.
Entrepreneur of the Year (2013) for showing the strongest growth in business over the prior year. • “We’re humbled to receive such acknowledgment from the Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park system in our first five years as a franchise,” said Quigley. “Typically, the camp-resorts that win some of these awards have been members of the system for a long, long time.”

Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park at Kozy Rest is one of more than 80 Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park locations across the United States and Canada . While it consistently ranks among the top camp-resorts and facilities within the system, the Quigley family and their 28 staff members continuously work to improve the amenities, facilities and activities at Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park at Kozy Rest year-round.

Their regular enhancements and environmentally friendly building practices have recently earned the camp-resort further distinction from ARVC as a Plan-it Green Friendly Park! Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park at Kozy Rest is the first green-friendly park in Pennsylvania and one of only 23 campgrounds throughout the nation to have earned this distinction.

ARVC Awards video 2015

ARVC Awards video 2014

Recent Articles

Our Awards

ARVC 3X 2011, 2014 & 2015 “Park of the Year”

arvc pARK of the year 2011, 2014, 2015

“Employer of the Year” from our employees 2013

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Yogi Bear Franchise System Awards

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Yogi Bear Franchise System Awards

“Jim Webb Spirit Award” 2015

“Facility of the Year” 2014


“Camp-Resort of the Year Nominee” 2014

“Highest Inspection Rating Nominee” 2014

“Outstanding Rental Units” 2014

“#1 Inspection Rating” 2014

“Outstanding Customer Service” 2011 - 2016

“Outstanding Recreation Programming” 2011 - 2016

“Outstanding Achievement & Excellence Award” 2011 - 2016

“Rookie of the Year – Owner” 2011

“Outstanding Camp Resort Comfort Station” 2012

“Operator of the Year Nominee” 2012, 2013, 2014

Butler Eagle Reader’s Choice Silver Awards
“Best Camp & RV Park”
2013, 2014

2011 Readers’ Choice Award
Best Of The Best Campground

Guest Reviews Award
2008, 2009, 2010, 2011

Pennsylvania Campground Owners Association

2010 3rd Place Communication Award
Best Promotional Piece
2009 1st Place Communication Award
Tourism Employee of the Year for the State of Pennsylvania– Bob Miller
2008 1st Communication Award
Best Souvenir
2008 3rd Communication Award
Best Website

Feedback

It is our goal to provide our guests with the finest services & amenities for a truly memorable camping experience. We rely on you, our guest, to help us achieve this goal by providing us any & all feedback you are willing to share with us, whether it is compliments, ideas, suggestions or even areas to improve upon. If any part of your camping experience leaves you anything less than fully satisfied, we hope that you will take the time to call matters to our attention … preferably while you are still here at the campground. We will do everything possible to resolve any issues as promptly & efficiently as possible. For the same reason, if you have stayed with us and would like to share your thoughts regarding any aspect of your experience, we encourage you to use the following link. With your permission, we would be pleased to consider adding your comments to those which appear below.