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Emporia, Virginia

Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp-Resort

Emporia, Virginia



Emporia, Virginia
Phone: (800) 545-4248

Sites: 85
Recent Rate: $41 7/2016

Latitude: 36.7491577671743
Longitude: -77.4887824058533

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets yes
  • Showers Showers yes
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available yes
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available yes
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts yes
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter yes
  • RV Wash RV Wash ?
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking ?
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service yes
  • Verizon Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers Verizon
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup yes
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access yes
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store yes
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Business Center Business Center ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) ?
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Beach Access Beach Access ?
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp ?
  • Marina Marina ?
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals ?
  • Fishing Fishing ?
  • Golfing Golfing ?
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) ?
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals ?
  • Hiking Hiking ?
  • Spa Spa ?
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit ?
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball ?
  • Sports Field Sports Field ?
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games ?
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment ?
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre ?
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf yes
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • Lake Lake ?
  • Pond Pond ?
  • River River ?
  • Creek Creek ?
  • Ocean Ocean ?
  • Water Park Water Park ?
  • Casino Casino ?

Review Details

Ratings overview

54 Reviews

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Review Count: 15
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $41.00
Overall Rating:      

Our site was littered with debris from previous campers when we arrived. We camped at Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp-Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
8
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Tips for other Campers:

This was Just an overnight pit stop.

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Review Count: 14
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: June, 2016 - $45.00
Overall Rating:      

Typical Yogi Bear campground. Overpriced and overrated.

Sites were gravel and fairly level. No shade where we were parked on a 91 degree day. Sure gets warm inside the RV !

Office manager was very pleasant. We camped at Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp-Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
147
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Tips for other Campers:

Get off I-95 at Exit 17.

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Review Count: 16
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: May, 2016 - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

This is our third time here. I have noticed a vast improvement in the staff since the first two times. Before the staff was not very friendly, but this time they are nice and helpful.
This sites are nice, level and spacious enough, but not huge.
The thing is that this is the only place around here! We camped at Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp-Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
1
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady

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Review Count: 10
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: May, 2016 - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

Dirty. There was trash in our fire pit and trash in the fire pits all around us. Site was not level, no way for us to level it. We had to use 2 extension cords to reach the power supply.

Check in was easy, offer plenty of discounts. For us, we will not stay again. We camped at Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp-Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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Review Count: 9
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: April, 2016 - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

Everything explained at check-in. Extra for cable. Level site. Easy in/out. Needed propane while there. Was promptly taken care of with responsible price. Bathroom and showers were very clean. Ground clean. Only negative - train noise during the night from RR behind campground. We camped at Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp-Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Site Number
8
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tips for other Campers:

Lots of things to do for kids. Not much to do in the area.

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Review Count: 83
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 15

Date of Stay: March, 2016 - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

This is our third stop at this campground. It is very convenient off of I-95. The campground is clean-enough, but not super clean. It is pleasant-enough, but not wonderful. It is fine for an overnight on the road, but not someplace I would choose for a long stay. We camped at Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp-Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
10
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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Review Count: 83
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 15

Date of Stay: November, 2015 - $39.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed here twice, once on our way South and again on our way North on the same trip. We arrived on a rainy night and found the pole with our utilities in the middle of a small pond of water. Campground staff graciously allowed us to relocate. The sites for transient guests are level, gravel, pull-through and full service. It takes a little while to get connected to the internet, and the connection is not strong. The trains mentioned in other posts are present, but we did not find them that disruptive. That said, it is very conveniently located off of I-95. We camped at Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp-Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
123 and 122
Site Surface
Gravel

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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Review Count: 40
States Visited: 26
Helpful Reviews: 11

Date of Stay: October, 2015 - $36.00
Overall Rating:      

The trains are very frequent and run 24 hours a day sounding like they are right in the campground. We were given an open spot which worked with our satellite dish. It was a side by side site but no one was next to us during our stay and the RV on the other side was a long ways away. The site was long and gravel but very rutted requiring us to go up on boards to level even with our hydraulic leveling system. We were there during the week and later in October so the park was very quiet but they were preparing for Halloween weekend activities as we were leaving. We arrived after the 1 PM check-in time and no one was in the office but when I called the park someone came right away. The park worked for our needs but it is almost an hour's drive to Petersburg and there little around. We camped at Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp-Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: October, 2015 - $36.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed on their Halloween celebration weekend and had a great time. The level pull-through spot made it easy to setup in the dark since we arrived late. My son loved all of the festive activities. The staff was great to deal with. We camped at Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp-Resort in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
7
Site Surface
Gravel

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady

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Review Count: 6
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $43.00
Overall Rating:      

Big Rigs stay clear. We couldn't keep power. For what you get they are overpriced. I wasn't told about cable when I checked in but found a cable connection. I called the office and they said that would be $2.00 more dollars. I don't like getting nickel and dimed. We camped at Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp-Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Site Number
125
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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Review Count: 8
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $43.00
Overall Rating:      

This park is all about expectations. If you're looking for a 'kid-mania' Jellystone park like Luray, this is NOT it. We feel it's a bit on the expensive side for what we got. With that said, it's a well maintained park but it's an older park. It looks like it's caught in a late 60's early 70's time warp. Kind of a throw back but a very nice throwback. There are quite a few permanent residents that have the best spots in the woods and they put the short-term visitors in the open sunny spots. The pool is great but the playground is dated. They have a large bounce pad for an extra charge although they waived the charge for us.. The Mini-golf is an extra charge as well. The wi-fi is terrible. As others have commented, the worst part is the trains. They come at all hours of day and night. There was one at 3:15AM blowing it's horn. Overall a nice quiet park but not the typical Jellystone that we've seen before...and for some that's not a bad thing. We camped at Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp-Resort in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 14
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: September, 2012 - $39.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed here as a one night rest stop, the pull-thru site was wide, 30 amp power, table fire ring etc. We used the laundry room, was very nice, this is a park for family's with kids, the site was not very level, we had to stack 2 boards under one side, the big complaint is starting at 5:30 am the trains start blowing there horns, the tracks are very close, this goes on every 45 minutes up to about 10 pm, a $40 a night park after Sam's discount with that noise is a problem, a $22 park you expect that, next time we will travel farther to another park We camped at Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp-Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 19
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2012 - $44.00
Overall Rating:      

Older but clean park. We camped here overnight; overnighters were put in a sunny area. Wooded sites seemed to be available for others. Pool and mini-golf available. Good as an overnight stop. We camped at Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp-Resort in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 15
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: November, 2011 - $36.00
Overall Rating:      

This was a nice park. It was very convenient off the I-95. Coming in late was easy. The sites were easy to access and there were lots of trees around for scenery. Loved the crisp Fall air and the crackle of leaves under my feet first thing in the morning! The bathrooms were clean. The only hiccup with the shower was something with the valve - needed to have 2 showers running in order to get hot water. I wish I had known that before I showered that morning! There is Wi-Fi, but I found it totally impossible to use. Slow, and extra logins were a big pain to get through. Overall, it was good value and we would stay here again. We camped at Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp-Resort in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 4
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: October, 2011 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

First time there and I was impressed with the cleanliness, and friendly staff. I stayed overnight and would stop again. We camped at Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp-Resort in a Motorhome.

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