Check In Time:

3 pm for Tent & RV sites

4 pm for Cabins/Cottages


Check Out Time: 

1 pm for Tent & RV sites

11 am for Cabins/Cottages

Rental Sites

Lil Bear Cottage

Our cute Lil Bear Cottage is situated near our Ranger Station and our Ranger Smith™ Cottage, nearly center of the campground.  The cottages are 12 x 16 feet and has a 6 foot porch that comes with a bench glider or swing.  These cottages have indoor plumbing that includes a bathroom with shower stall and kitchenette with 2 burner cooktop, microwave, larger refrigerator, toaster and a 10-cup coffeemaker.  Located outdoors is a park grill for charcoal use, picnic table and a fire ring.  If camping with friends, we offer two Lil Cottages right across from each other!  

This cottage features a queen size bed centrally located, with a queen and twin mattress in a low-clearance loft. All cottages have air conditioning and heat to help us adjust to the great Michigan Weather!

When staying in one of our cabins, please remember:

  • Check In Time:  4 pm or later
  • Check Out Time:  11 am or earlier
  • Sleeps up to a family of five comfortably.
  • No Smoking allowed in cottages/cabins.
  • Includes Pots & Pans, Dishes, and Silverware.
  • Pillows included!

Don't forget to bring the following to make your stay enjoyable:

  • Outdoor Cooking Utensils
  • Microwave Dishes or Cookware
  • Linen & Blankets
  • Personal Items

Lil Bear Cottage Daily Rate includes 2 adults and 3 children.    *Unless specific limits noted that are less on cabins/cottages.

Our cottages allow pets; there is a $10 per Pet Cleaning Fee added to rate per day.  All damage that is associated from the pets will be the responsibility of the guest.

Linen service is available!  If you would like a linen package, be sure to reserve ahead of time...  There is a one-time fee of $15 for each Queen, which includes appropriate size sheet and pillowcase set, blanket/cover, 2 bath & hand towels & 2 washcloths. Each Twin set is just $12.50 which includes the appropriate size sheet and pillowcase set, blanket/cover, 1 bath & hand towels & 1 washcloths.

Please note:  We do not provide daily maid service.



Lil Bear Cottage

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 Discounted Rates offered in our Pre and Post-Seasons...

Our prices includes 2 adults and 3 children.   *Unless specific limits noted that are less on cabins/cottages.


  • Check In Time: 4 pm or later.  Early Check-In:  May be possible, just check with the Registration Station on the day of your arrival for availability.  There is an additional $30 charge for arrivals prior to 12 pm for Cabins/Cottages.
  • Check Out Time: 11 am or earlier.  Extended Check-Out:  May be possible, just check with the Registration Station on the day of your departure for availability.  There is an additional $30 charge for Cabins/Cottages for extended departures at 4:30 pm.  If one remains after 4:30 pm, a full nights rate is charged.

Site Numbers

CC 28

CC 29

Reservations, Cancellation, & No-Show Policies

Below are Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resort reservation, cancellation and no show policies. Please review each policy carefully before submitting your reservation.

Reservation Policy

  • We offer discounted rates Sunday thru Thursday.
  • 2-night minimum is required for all reservations. Walk-Ins are always welcome and can stay for one night, if space is available.
  • All reservations require payment in full at the time the reservation is made.
  • Holiday Weekends have a 3-night minimum stay.
  • Special Weekends consist of Harborfest (3rd Thursday + weekend in June), Blueberry Festival (2nd Thursday + weekend in August), Halloween (weekend's September 25th to October 25th) and are charged holiday rates.
  • Reservation made after the deadlines will require a non-refundable deposit.

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellations will be accepted up to 7 days before non-holiday arrival or 14 days on Holiday/Special Weekends. There is a $10.00 charge for all cancellations.
  • Cancellations made less than 7 days on non-holidays will be charged a minimum of 1 night site rental for each site/cabin/cottage reserved.
  • Cancellations made less than 14 days on Holiday/Special Week-ends will be charged the full 2 (Special) or 3 (Holiday) night’s site/cabin/cottage rental.
  • No refunds on early departures.

No Show Policy

  • All reservations will be held until 9:00 AM on the morning following your scheduled arrival. If you do not arrive and have not cancelled your reservation, you will lose all monies associated with your reservation and your reservation will then be cancelled.