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This year, we’re committed to doing our part to help make our Camp-Resort more eco-friendly! From reducing use of plastic items to planting additional trees, we are excited to execute more green living initiatives in 2020. Keep reading below for a complete list of the changes to come at Jellystone Park™ in Golden Valley, North Carolina.

 

1. No more plastic check-in bags. That’s right, upon check-in, guests will no longer receive a plastic bag full of information about their stay. Instead, all informational materials will be provided in paper bags which can be recycled. We’ll also have cloth bags for sale at the Ranger Station for all your Yogi swag and groceries!

2. Reducing paper waste with campersAPP. Instead of printing thousands of activities schedules, we’re moving all of our events to an easy to use app called campersAPP. By downloading the app, guests can check their schedules anytime from their device, get text reminders about upcoming events, and more! Oh, and we’re also saving paper in our Creekside Café by moving our menus to TV screens!

3. Water Bottle Filling Stations/Drinking Fountains will be available for guest use – now it will be easy for guests to refill their reusable water bottles while camping with us. Save money and help out the environment with one simple switch.

4. No more styrofoam cups. Order your next drink from the Creekside Café and it will now come in a paper cup instead of styrofoam. In the future, we plan on continuing to look for ways that we can increase the use of more sustainable alternatives throughout our Camp-Resort.

5. Including additional friendly reminders in our cabin rentals to help remind our guests to turn off lights, appliances, and fans when not in use. We appreciate your help in reducing unnecessary energy usage and in turn, making our Camp-Resort more green!

6. Removal of paper towels from our cabin rentals will help our Camp-Resort be kinder to the environment by reducing paper waste. In place of paper towels, all cabins rentals will include one kitchen hand towel, one dish cloth, and a sponge.

7. Planting more trees and plants throughout the Camp-Resort is one of our goals for 2020. Not only are trees awesome providers of extra shade during the hot summer months, but they also have a positive impact on the environment. Trees help improve air quality, reduce erosion and pollution of our waterways, and provide shelter for numerous wildlife species.

8. Please, no littering. We hope that our guests are taking the appropriate steps to properly take care of their trash, but having a friendly reminder doesn’t hurt – so we will be adding “no littering” signs throughout the Camp-Resort. In addition, we encourage our campers to use the provided trash cans and dumpsters throughout their stay.

We believe in doing our part to help take better care of our planet, and initiating a few simple changes is a great place to start! If you’re looking to take steps to become more green at your home, start simple and work your way up from there – together we can make a diff

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The breakfast also comes with your choice of breakfast meat, 2 eggs, and a drink!

View the menu via the link in our bio.

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Read our latest blog now by clicking the link in our bio.

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We only have a few cabins and campsites left for the weekend, so secure your spot today! Click the link in our bio to check rates & availability.

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Happy Earth Day! 🌎 We love our planet and are honored to be a part of helping people get outside and enjoy the outdoors. Today, we encourage each of our campers to find a way they're able to improve their clean & green efforts in the upcoming year! ⁠

Here are some ideas:⁠
🌲 Swap your disposable plastic water bottles for travel ones⁠
🌲 Buy second hand or organize a clothing swap⁠
🌲 Ditch plastic grocery bags and use cloth & reusable ones instead⁠
🌲 Start composting as a family⁠
🌲 Opt for air drying after wash day⁠

It's up to you! We're proud to say that by switching from paper to digital this past year, we saved over 56,000 pieces of paper. No matter how big or small, every action matters. Let's keep our planet healthy and beautiful for years to come!⁠

📷@kerri.natasha_photography⁠

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Happy Mother's Day to all the moms out there! We hope your day is filled with tons of love, laughter, and mountain views.⁠

#mothersday #happymothersday #mom #mother #love #family #momlife #moms #jellystonepark #jellystonegoldenvalley #northcarolina
...

LAST CHANCE! Our Teacher Appreciation Special is happening this weekend! Are you a teacher? Simply use promo code TEACHER at check-out to enjoy 20% OFF your stay. 🍎📚

But don’t delay…we have just a few cabins & campsites left! Click the link in our bio to secure your oasis for the weekend.

*Terms & conditions apply.

#teacherappreciationweek #teachers #teachersrock #teachersofinstagram #weloveteachers #jellystonepark #jellystonegoldenvalley #northcarolina
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Join us at Scouts’ Table for a Mother's Day Pancake Breakfast this Sunday! Whether you like to jazz up your flapjacks with fun toppings like strawberries & chocolate, or you prefer to enjoy them just with delicious maple syrup, we've got you and your pancakes covered! 🥞 🍓🍫

The breakfast also comes with your choice of breakfast meat, 2 eggs, and a drink!

View the menu via the link in our bio.

#scoutstable #mothersday #breakfast #pancakebreakfast #pancakes #allthefixins #pancakesforbreakfast #breakfasttime #delicious #yummy #instafood #instagood #jellystonepark #jellystonegoldenvalley #northcarolina
...

With summer around the corner and National Camping Month arriving next month, it’s the perfect time to starting planning your camping trip to Jellystone Park™!

If you’re feeling a bit like a nomad novice instead of a camping connoisseur, we’ve got you covered with 5 tips & tricks for your first camping adventure.

Read our latest blog now by clicking the link in our bio.

#newontheblog #blogpost #blog #blogger #camping #campingtips #campinghacks #campingtrip #campinglife #nationalcampingmonth #jellystonepark #jellystonegoldenvalley #northcarolina
...

Pool hair, don’t care. 💦☀️

The swimming pool is officially open for the season! Join us for some fun in the sun daily, 10AM - 7PM.

Haven’t booked your vacation yet? What are you waiting for?? Click the link in our bio to get started.

📷@freebruce_

#summervibes #swimmingpool #swimming #poolparty #poolside #pooltime #poolday #jellystonepark #jellystonegoldenvalley #northcarolina
...

All moms deserve the best. And this Mother’s Day, what’s better than a trip with the ones they love most?

We only have a few cabins and campsites left for the weekend, so secure your spot today! Click the link in our bio to check rates & availability.

#mothersday #mothersdayweekend #mom #momsofinstagram #mom #jellystonepark #jellystonegoldenvalley #northcarolina
...

Happy Earth Day! 🌎 We love our planet and are honored to be a part of helping people get outside and enjoy the outdoors. Today, we encourage each of our campers to find a way they're able to improve their clean & green efforts in the upcoming year! ⁠

Here are some ideas:⁠
🌲 Swap your disposable plastic water bottles for travel ones⁠
🌲 Buy second hand or organize a clothing swap⁠
🌲 Ditch plastic grocery bags and use cloth & reusable ones instead⁠
🌲 Start composting as a family⁠
🌲 Opt for air drying after wash day⁠

It's up to you! We're proud to say that by switching from paper to digital this past year, we saved over 56,000 pieces of paper. No matter how big or small, every action matters. Let's keep our planet healthy and beautiful for years to come!⁠

📷@kerri.natasha_photography⁠

#earthday #earth #nature #ecofriendly #recycle #happyearthday #gogreen #earthdayeveryday #environment #green #sustainable #motherearth #sustainability #savetheplanet #jellystonepark #jellystonegoldenvalley #northcarolina
...

Planning for an upcoming camping trip? Our latest blog offers 6 tips to help you prepare!

Click the link in our bio to read the blog, then get ready for the BEST VACATION EVER!

#blog #blogger #newontheblog #campingtips #camping #tips #vacationplanning #jellystonepark #jellystonegoldenvalley #northcarolina
...

Today marks the beginning of National Park Week. Take time to stop and smell the flowers. 🌸

📷@wncphototours

#nationalparkweek #blueridgeparkway #blueridgemountains #blueridgemoments #spring #nps #nationalparks #nationalpark #nationalparkservice #getoutside #getoutdoors #adventuretime #adventure #explore #jellystonepark #jellystonegoldenvalley #northcarolina #visitnc
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Happy National Pet Day! This very good girl is rockin' her Jellystone Park™ swag! 😍🐾⁠

We love seeing furry-friends around camp so make sure to snap a pic, share, and tag us next time you visit! Your bestie could be featured! ⁠

📷@chelseysparker⁠

#nationalpetday #puppies #petlover #doglover #dogsofinstagram #dog #woof #⁠
#dogstagram #puppy #cute #instadog #pets #dogoftheday #jellystonepark #jellystonegoldenvalley #northcarolina
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