Jellystone Park™ at Kozy Rest Blog

Give the Gift of Camping
October 31st, 2018 11:00 am
What better way to ring in the season than good cheer, holiday tunes and shopping? How about kicking back, relaxing and watching your favorite holiday film with friends and family knowing the stress of holiday shopping is taken care of?
 
At Yogi Bear’s Jellystone ParkTM at Kozy Rest, we believe experiences are the best gift to give. Creating unforgettable memories with those you love is the ultimate present!
 
This season, give the gift of a fun family vacation! Everyone can enjoy our gift certificates. Your kids, neighbor, secret Santa, boss and mailman will thank you for the memories that last a lifetime. Get your gift certificates today. All from the comfort of your house, you don’t have to worry about crazy Black Friday shopping!
 
To make it extra special, include a framed photo from a past camping experience or a message letting that special someone know of all of the fun amenities and activities that await them during the 2019 season, such as the gaga ball court,...
Thank You, Campers!
October 31st, 2018 10:56 am
Another camping season has come and gone. As the weather is getting colder, we have so many fun, summer memories to keep us warm!
 
As we celebrate another successful season at Yogi Bear’s Jellystone ParkTM at Kozy Rest, we can’t help but thank the amazing campers who made it all possible. It wasn’t just your average summer. From lazy days by the pool, laser tag battles, competitive RC track races and gaga ball games, we watched you all create memories that will last a lifetime. We loved your excitement and participation with site decoration competitions, movie nights, zombie hunts, Christmas in July and spooktacular campout activities. Thank you!
 
We’re always thinking of new ways to improve the campground and we’re already thinking about themed weekends, new activities and ways to make the next camping season even more memorable than the last. Let us know what your favorite themes and activities are!
 
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Nighttime Activities
October 18th, 2018 3:03 pm
At Yogi Bear’s Jellystone ParkTM at Kozy Rest, there are countless things to keep busy with during the day, but what about after the sun sets? Luckily, camping isn’t an activity that has to end when nighttime comes around!
 
When you stay with us, half the fun starts when the stars come out! These are some of our favorite things to do during the nighttime before hitting the hay:
 
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Bonfires –  Sit around the fire with friends and family enjoying s’mores and mountain pies! This time of the year is a perfect opportunity to spook your family and friends by telling them a haunting story.
 
Related imageStar Gaze – A perfect way to relax and take in nature’s tranquil environment is to lay out a blanket and stare into the stars. During a really clear night, you can normally see a few constellations. You might even get lucky and see a shooting star. Remember to make a wish!
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Catch Fireflies – During the midst of the camping season, fireflies (also known as lightning bugs) come...
Local Attractions
October 4th, 2018 3:51 pm

Local Attractions
 
There are so many things to love about Yogi Bear’s Jellystone ParkTM at Kozy Rest! Our location most definitely falls on the love list. The campground is located on 34 beautiful wooded acres in Harrisville, Pennsylvania, only a short drive to Pittsburgh and many other local attractions. There are so many fun things to do off-site, whether you are on the way to your camping trip or heading home after vacation. Local attractions also make a fun day trip while you are staying with us. While you are planning your next trip to see us, whether that be during one of the remaining 2018 camping weekends or if you are already thinking about the 2019 season, we can’t wait to share these local attractions.
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Grove City’s Premium Outlets
If you need to do some shopping, hit the deals at Grove City’s Premium Outlets. Located 10 miles from the resort, the shopping outlets offer over 140 name-brand stores.
 
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Wendell August Forge
Wendell August Forge, just seven miles...

Campfire Stories
September 25th, 2018 10:06 am

It was a dark and stormy night, the hook was still on the door handle, the monster was with you the entire time — you know the drill. Telling stories around the campfire is the traditional and best way to end a day at Yogi Bear’s Jellystone ParkTM at Kozy Rest.

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With the crackle of the embers, there’s an eerie glow of campfire flames and tummies full of marshmallows, everyone can get comfy and enjoy the way time seems to pass a little slower while they listen to someone tell a tale.  

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If you’ve got your own stories from childhood, campfire gatherings are a great time to pass them down to your kids or share them with your friends. But if you’re looking for some new stories, here are a few ideas from various genres to get you started.
 

These tales will have you at the edge of your seat in suspense, then looking around the campground twice before heading to your sleeping bag.

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