Jellystone Park in Cave City Announces Plans for $10.7 Million Upgrade

Monday, December 12, 2016

The honor winning Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park in Cave City is preparing for $10.7 million extension that will incorporate the expansion of 200 campgrounds, 31 rental lodges and in addition water slides and swimming pools and other new luxuries.

"Our financing is currently set up and we hope to start preparatory evaluating work before the occasions," said Jellystone Park co-proprietor Bill Pott, including that the extension venture will occur on 40 of the 208 sections of land that his family obtained for development purposes a year ago.

The development is required on the grounds that our Jellystone Park has been near limit amid the previous couple of years. "This development will empower us to suit more visitors, a large portion of whom will likewise visit other Kentucky attractions, including Mammoth Cave National Park, Lincoln's Birthplace and Kentucky's Bourbon Trail," Pott said.

He said the venture will positively affect the Cave City economy, creating here and now development occupations, as well as a possible lasting increment in Jellystone Park's workforce from 55 to 81 full-and low maintenance representatives amid the pinnacle summer outdoors seasons.

Pott said the 200 new campgrounds and 31 stop demonstrate RVs will be introduced between the 2017 and 2018. Different changes will include:

"" Construction of a 2.3-section of land sprinkle shoreline close by an artificial lake, which will incorporate a 110-foot by 130-foot long secluded games stop that buoys on the water. The gliding sports stop, called a Wibit, is intended to suit up to 100 individuals at any given moment. The fascination will likewise incorporate Wet Willie Water slides. There will likewise be a sand shoreline region assigned for sunbathing.

"" Two extra water highlight lakes.
"" At slightest five extra play area zones, in addition to individual play structures in every play area.
"" Five extra bathhouses.
"" A pedal truck track.
"" Day utilize pet hotels.

The recreation center likewise plans to add Nathan's Famous wieners to its cafe menu.

"We would like to finish around 66% of the general work and the initial 100 campgrounds in time for Memorial Day 2017," Pott stated, including, "Reservations won't be acknowledged on the new destinations or lodges until they are 100 percent prepared for inhabitance. In any case, we will give individuals a chance to get on a sitting tight rundown for those destinations when they are finished and open for utilize."

The Cave City Jellystone Park has gotten national consideration and honors as of late. US News and World Report named it one of "The 8 Coolest Campgrounds for Families" this year, while the Travel Channel named it one of the 10 best campgrounds for families in 2015. The recreation center was likewise named "Office of the Year" in 2015 by Milford, Ohio-based Leisure Systems, Inc., which establishments Jellystone Parks over the U.S. also, Canada. The recreation center additionally won Leisure Systems grants for client administration and entertainment in 2015.

About Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park™ Camp-Resorts

Propelled in 1969, the Jellystone Park™ framework is the second biggest chain of campgrounds in the United States, gloating 84 campgrounds with more than 17,000 campgrounds and get-away rentals in 33 states and four Canadian areas. Its Camp-Resorts are among the best campgrounds in the business with a quality notoriety for being fun, benevolent, clean and administration situated parks. Moreover, each Jellystone Park™ is themed with Yogi Bear™ components giving moment acknowledgment and buyer bid. It is genuinely a place "Where You Camp With Friends." Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park™ Camp-Resorts are diversified through Leisure Systems, Inc. (LSI), a completely claimed auxiliary of The Park River Corporation, Cincinnati, OH

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