Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts

Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts

Family camping resorts
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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
#425 Ranked #264 last year
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Initial investment
$63K - $5M
Units as of 2020
78 1.3% over 3 years

Company Overview

Jellystone Campgrounds was founded in 1969 and began franchising that same year. After a series of acquisitions and a name change, Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts is now owned by Park River Corp. The private company, based in Milford, Ohio, has locations throughout the United States and Canada.

About Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts

Industry
Lodging
Related Categories
Campgrounds
Founded
1969
Parent Company
Park River Corp.
Leadership
Rob Schutter, President

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1969 (52 years)
# of employees at HQ
50
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

This company is seeking new franchisees worldwide.

# of Units
78 (as of 2020)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
502 Techne Center Dr., #D
Milford, OH 45150

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts franchise.

Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here’s what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

Initial Franchise Fee
$0
Initial Investment
$63,000 - $5,000,000
Net Worth Requirement
- $250,000
Cash Requirement
- $100,000
Royalty Fee
3.5%
Ad Royalty Fee
1.5%
Term of Agreement
7 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

In-House Financing
Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts offers in-house financing to cover the following: inventory
Third Party Financing
Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, accounts receivable, payroll

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

On-The-Job Training
20 hours
Classroom Training
32 hours
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Marketing Planning & Support
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing
Loyalty Program/App

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
No
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Additional Rankings

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Ranked #425

Franchise 500 Ranking

Ranked #115

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Updated: February 8th, 2021