General Policies

Campsites:

  • Check-In: 3 PM - Ranger Station Closes
  • Check-Out Time: 2 PM
  • Early Arrival (ONLY IF IT’S AVAILABLE WITH ADVANCED APPROVAL)
  • Late Departure = $3 per hour
  • Arrival Before Noon = 1/2 day rate

 

Lodging:

  • Check-In: 3 PM - Ranger Station Closes
  • Check-Out Time: 11 AM; however, you may stay and participate in park activities until 2 PM
  • Early Arrival and Late Departure are not available on cabins or yurts

A maximum of 8 people, 1 camping unit per site (trailer, RV, tent, etc.). Additional tent on the same site is $40.

Reservations are required for all rental units.

Online reservations are available 24/7

  • All reservations require payment in full at the time of making the reservation.
  • Holiday weekends require a 3 night minimum stay.
  • A 2-night minimum stay is required for all reservations. We cannot accept Saturday arrivals or departures.
  • We offer discounted rates Sunday-Thursday.
  • Special Event Weekends are charged at the Holiday Rate.
  • Reservations made after refund policy deadlines are non-refundable in the event of cancellation.
  • We offer a discount to active and retired military. Just show I.D. at check-in. Thank you for your service!

We do not give credit or refunds due to the discomforts that nature may throw at us, illness, work schedule or other situations. The fun at Kozy Rest continues rain or shine, therefore, our cancellation policy is enforced regardless of circumstance. We do not give refunds for early departure or evictions. Our cancellation policy varies depending on the timing of your cancellation notice in advance of the reservation date.

For Lodging Rentals:

  • 30+ DAYS receives a refund less a $40 administrative fee OR a full refund issued in camp credit to be used in same season. LESS THAN 30 DAYS the full reservation is forfeited. NO REFUND.

For Campsites:

  • 2+ WEEKS receives a refund less a $20 administrative fee OR a full refund issued in camp credit to be used in same season. LESS THAN 2 WEEKS the full reservation is forfeited. NO REFUND. A 3+ WEEK notice is needed for a holiday and special event weekend.

All guaranteed reservations will be held until 9:00am on the morning following your scheduled arrival. After 9:00am, your reservation will no longer be guaranteed and your site/rental unit will be cancelled and no refunds will be given.

By entering our property, you grant Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park™ at Kozy Rest, its affiliated entities, licensees, legal representatives, and promotional partners, the irrevocable right to include video, other visual portrayals and any photography in all forms and media and in all manners, including composite, for advertising, for publication or any other lawful purpose, of all persons in your party. You also waive any right to inspect or approve the finished product, including written copy, which may be created in connection therewith.

Common Questions

We recommend booking at least 6 months in advance of desired arrival date, as our camp-resort will fill up quickly!

We do offer you the opportunity to guarantee your favorite campsite or cabin by paying our applicable locking fee. If you opt out of the locking fee, you are guaranteed your selected site or cabin type, but not the specific unit number.

Most amenities are included in your stay for no extra charge, including access to our pool, mini-golf course, jumping pillow, playgrounds, and more! Laser tag, archery tag and gem mining have additional fees. Amenity availability varies throughout the season. For more information, please visit this page.

Yes, you may drive through the park Monday through Thursday. If you are visiting on a Friday, Saturday, or Sunday we may only have walking tours available.

No, drones are not allowed to fly at the park.

To thank our active and retired service men and women, we do offer a military discount. We do not accept AAA, Good Sams Club or any others. However, we offer great savings with our special offers! Be sure to follow us on Facebook to stay up to date on our latest deals and offers!

While we do not rent RVs ourselves, we do welcome those who have rented an RV from an RV dealership. With the rental of an RV, you will still need to reserve a site.

No, personal renting out of RVs is not allowed.

We gladly accept Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover.

Yes! Pets are allowed at our campsites, but not in our playgrounds, restrooms, or other buildings. Select cabins are pet-friendly for a nightly fee. One pet is $25/night, our cabins permit up to 2 pets. Guests or visitors may not bring pets with them. If they arrive with a pet, they may not be permitted to enter the camp-resort. Pet owners must keep their pet leashed at all times (no pens or fences) and are responsible for noise control and clean up. We reserve the right to remove hostile pets from the park.

Absolutely! Guests must pay a guest fee and the number of people per site cannot exceed eight. We also ask that all visitors leave the park by 10:00PM. Check out prices here.

We do! Our quiet hours are from 10:30PM to 8:00AM. Please be considerate of those around you. Children under 18 must be at their campsite unless escorted by an adult. We do ask that all radios, speakers and music are turned off at 10:00PM. Anyone causing excessive noise, using profanity, or causing a disturbance will be asked to leave without a refund.

They are, but the beverage must be held in an unmarked container or koozie. This is a family camp-resort, so please be considerate of others and refrain from loud and unseemly language.

With the exception of sparklers, fireworks are not allowed in Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park at Kozy Rest.

We have firewood available for purchase and delivery at our camp store! To preserve the beauty of our wooded camp-resort, please do not cut down or damage trees in any way. We currently are honoring a firewood ban due to the spotted lantern fly. Please do NOT bring in firewood from outside of the park.

Because the camp-resort is full of active families with children, the speed limit throughout the camp-resort is 5mph and is strongly enforced for your safety. We realize that this is ridiculous. If you do not feel that you are driving ridiculously slow, then you are driving too fast.

For safety and liability reasons, guests are not permitted to bring any personal motorized vehicles into Jellystone Park™. This includes golf carts, motorized scooters, ATV, UTV, hoverboards, electric/battery powered scooters, and power wheels.  While we do not like to be the fun police, guests found in violation of this policy may be asked to leave without refund.

Since we are a family camp-resort, smoking, including vaping, of any kind is not permitted in common and indoor areas, including but not limited to the pool area, playgrounds, pavilions and all buildings. Smoking is not permitted inside cabins or on cabin porches, but is permitted at cabin sites. Smoking is permitted at campsites, but must be confined to your designated site. Smoking of any substances besides tobacco and vaporizers (such as marijuana) will not be tolerated. Management reserves the right to fine violators of this policy.

Good question! We have a jam-packed calendar of themed weeks and weekends from April to October. You can find a list of our upcoming themes here.  You may also view activities on the Jellystone Park App. The activities are uploaded 1-2 days prior to the start of the theme.

Yes, we have free wi-fi throughout the park. Should you abuse the system, you will get blocked.

We do not give credit or refunds due to the discomforts of nature. The fun continues rain or shine. Changing the dates of a reservation is considered a cancellation of the existing reservation and re-booking a new reservation, and will be subject to a $25 re-booking fee. Our refund policy varies, depending on the timing of your cancellation notice in advance of the reservation date:

  • Cabins:
    30+ days –full refund issued in camp credit minus a $40 booking cancellation fee
    Less than 30 days – full reservation forfeited

 

  • Campsites:
    2+ weeks –full refund issued in camp credit minus a $20 cancellation fee
    Less than 2 week – full reservation forfeited
    (Holidays 3+ weeks notice of cancellation is necessary to receive a camp credit
    *camp credit can only be redeemed in the 365 days after the cancelled reservation and can only be applied toward your site or cabin/lodge rental.

Currently we are not able to offer day use of our facilities.

Early arrivals and late departures involve a fee and are subject to availability. These must be approved prior to arrival. Check-in is at 3:00PM. An early check-in will be issued a $5/hour early check-in fee or a half-day fee if check-in is before noon. Late check-out is also available for $5/hour. Early check-in and late check-out is not available for rental units.

Within a few miles of our park, great fishing is available. You can catch trout, large-mouth bass, catfish, and many others. Check out Moraine State Park, upper Slippery Rock Creek, or Lake Wilhelm. We are still working on the completion of our fishing pond and hope to have it ready soon!

Lodging:
check-in 3:00PM, check-out 11:00AM

Campsites:
check-in 3:00PM, check-out 2:00PM
Early arrival/departure fees for a campsite are available here.

Great choice! Please bring towels (bath and kitchen), blankets, pillows, linens, grilling and cooking utensils, paper towels, camp chairs, and personal items. Our cabins with full-service kitchens (stove, refrigerator, microwave and sink) have cooking pots & pans, a coffee maker, and table service for the number of people that the cabin sleeps (glasses, plates, bowls, tableware). Are you wondering if your cabin has a particular kitchen item? Please view our cabins page for the specific cabin you have reserved – kitchen items are listed under each cabin type.

We are so excited to have you stay with us! There are a few optional items you can bring along to maximize the fun during your trip. You are welcome to bring bicycles to help you get around the park. And keep in mind that while we do offer plenty of activities here at the park, there are many local attractions that your family may enjoy as well, which you can find on our nearby attractions page. If you have any questions about your upcoming stay, our friendly reservations team is here to help! Feel free to give us a call at (724) 735-2417.

A person must be 21 to rent a site or rental unit.

We have a limited number of seasonal sites. The season runs from April 15th to October 31st. Those seasonals who sign up for the following year are able to leave their camping units on site for no additional charge. Electricity is metered and billed at the beginning of each month. Please contact a reservationist for the cost of renting a seasonal site.

No, for the safety of all our guests portable hot tubs and baby pools are not allowed.

By entering our property, you grant Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park™ at Kozy Rest, its affiliated entities, licensees, legal representatives, and promotional partners, the irrevocable right to include video, other visual portrayals and any photography in all forms and media and in all manners, including composite, for advertising, for publication or any other lawful purpose, of all persons in your party. You also waive any right to inspect or approve the finished product, including written copy, which may be created in connection therewith.

I UNDERSTAND THAT YOGI BEAR’S JELLYSTONE PARK AT KOZY REST IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE, THEFT, OR LOSS OF CAMPER’S POSSESSIONS. KOZY REST KAMPGROUND, ITS FACILITIES, ITS MANAGEMENT, AND EMPLOYEES SHALL BE HELD HARMLESS FROM ANY ACT AND IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGES TO CAMPER, WHETHER DAMAGED BY ANY VIRTUE OF MAN OR BY AN ACT OF GOD.

As a matter of courtesy, we know guests are to exercise good sense and respect for others. Excessive noise is not tolerated at any time. We understand the park enforces, their rules to protect their guests and their park, and the resort reserves the right to evict any person who violates any laws. policies, rules, regulations or creates a disturbance in any way and no refunds will be issued.

I understand that entrance into Kozy Rest property constitutes permission for the management of Yogi bear's Jellystone Park at Kozy Rest to use any photograph or video taken on KRK property for any use they choose, including but not limited to use on their website, online use, social media, brochures, printed materials, advertising materials, posted videos, and for public exhibit without any compensation to the visitor. I assume all risks and danger incidental to the activity of camping in a rustic outdoors environment including specifically (but not exclusively) the danger of being injured by insects or other animals, of being injured while participating in recreational activities –such as hiking, swimming, using to jump zone, playgrounds, planned activities – at the Camp-Resort or of being injured as a result of inclement weather conditions, and agrees that the Camp-Resort and its owners, agents and employees are not liable for injuries or property damages resulting from such causes.

  • Public visits with Yogi Bear™ & Friends
  • Swimming Pool (open Memorial Day-Labor Day)
  • Playgrounds
  • 18 Hole Mini Golf
  • Jump Pad & Jumping Pillow
  • Shuffleboard
  • Mallet Pool
  • Cornhole Games
  • Dog Park with Dog Wash Station
  • Walking Trails
  • Horseshoe Pits
  • Wagon Rides
  • Firetruck Rides
  • Train Rides
  • Planned Activities
    • Kids Crafts
    • Kids Games
    • Family Movie Nights
    • Scavenger Hunts
  • RC Vehicle Tracks
  • GAGA Ball
  • Award-Winning Restrooms and Showers
  • Bike Track
  • WiFi
  • Laser Tag - $8
  • Gem Mining Sluice - $4.99 - $49.99
  • Archery Tag - $5
  • Ceramics - $5 - $12
  • Wood Plaques up to $10
  • Ceramic Magnets up to $5
  • Face Painting (select dates) - $3
  • Colortime t-shirts - $12
  • Sand Art - $5- $10
  • Bingo - $1
  • Glitter Tattoos - $5
  • Tie Dye: $15
  • Spin Tees: $12
  • Spin Discs: $5