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Enjoy endless amounts of fun from sun up to sun down at our North Carolina Camp-Resort! Enjoy access to our huge water park, swimming pools, mini golf course, jumping pillows, playground, sports courts, and more. Non-peak season attractions have reduced availability. Please see Hours of Operations for full availability.
Open: March 24 – November 26 | Peak Season: June 2 – August 13
Attractions with a checkmark are included with your stay
Interactive Water Playground
Complete with 165-foot long water slides, two kiddie water slides, 13 water blasters, two water cannons, and a 750 gallon hydrostorm bucket that periodically dumps 750 gallons of water on anyone standing beneath it—our water playground is sure to provide hours of fun for all our campers!
*Open on weekends only: 4/21 - 6/1
Open daily: Peak Season 6/2 - 8/13
Water Zipline
Instead of jumping off the dock into the lake, try out our water zipline! Start from a tower and zoom down into the lake for an exciting way to cool off during warmer months.  
Open on weekends only: 4/21 - 6/1
Open daily: Peak Season, 6/2 - 8/13
Ranger Smith™ Pool
Spend the day swimming or relaxing at Ranger Smith™ Pool! Need a refreshment? Take a seat at our swim-up bar! Perfect for cooler weather, our large warming tubs offer a spa-like experience that the adults will love. *Open daily from June 2 - August 13.
Mini Golf
Spend the day putting around at our 18-hole fun and challenging mini golf course!
Water Rentals
Take a spin around our picturesque lake in a canoe, kayak, stand-up paddle board, or pedal boat! Water crafts can be rented from our Lakeside Shack for $5/hr! *We do not accept cash at the Lakeside Shack. We accept credit cards or guests can charge the payment to their site.  
Open on weekends only: 4/21 - 6/1
Open daily: Peak Season, 6/2 - 8/13
Gem Mining
Golden Valley Mining Co. is Jellystone Park’s very own mine and panning sluice. The mine is a fabricated shaft where campers can search for rocks, shells, and gemstones. Each panning kit contains an assortment of gemstones or fossils hidden among the sand! Mining bags can be purchased at the Ranger Station or Registration Station!
Play all day at the lake on our brand new Wibit - an inflatable water obstacle course! Race your friends across the course or bounce around at a leisure pace. Just make sure to wear your life jacket! 
Open on weekends only: 4/21 - 6/1
Open daily: Peak Season, 6/2 - 8/13
Lazer Tag
Lazer Tag is a high-tech combination of tag and hide-and-seek. The course is open for day and night play, with games lasting 30 minutes. *Advance sign-ups required! Sign up at any of these locations at the park: Ranger Station, Lakeside Pavilion, and Arts & Crafts Building.  
*Open on weekends only: 4/21 - 6/1
Open daily: Peak Season, 6/2 - 8/13
Ol' Swimming Hole
Want to cool off during the warmer months? Make a splash at the Ol’ Swimmin Hole!
Pickleball & Tennis
Pickleball is a paddle sport which combines elements of badminton, tennis, and table tennis! Practice your backspin or play a leisurely game of tennis with friends.
Giant Chess
Head down to the lake for a game of giant chess! They’re glow-in-the-dark for night play, too. Who will win?!
Look-Out Tower: Coming Soon!
Hike to the top of Cove Mountain via our new hiking trails for an amazing view from our new look-out tower!
Swing, climb, and explore on our playgrounds!
Hiking Trails
Our Camp-Resort has extensive trails throughout the park for all day hiking fun!
Jumping Pillow & Pad
Our huge pillow-shaped inflatables provides hours of jumpin’ fun for the whole family!
Candy Bar Bingo
Join us at the Lakeside Pavilion or the Arts & Crafts Building for a game of bingo with a twist! Winners take home candy! Bring a candy bar to play!
Bump, set, spike! Grab some friends for a game of volleyball!
Campers can challenge friends and family to some friendly competition at our basketball court!
Scavenger Hunt: Coming soon!
Go on a scavenger hunt around Jellystone Park™! Pick up a map for free at the Registration Station or Ranger Station and then look for clues to find the secret message. Everyone who brings in the secret message will get a surprise gift!
Alpine Coaster: Coming Soon!
COMING SOON! Are you up for this downhill adventure?! Opening in 2023, our new alpine coaster will thrill and excite you! Wind down Cove Mountain on almost a mile of loops and curves at speeds of up to 25 mph! *Weight limit: 375 pounds, Height restriction: 4′ 8″
"Hey Hey" Rides
On select days and nights throughout the season, enjoy a “Hey Hey” Ride! Glow sticks are available for purchase at the Ranger Station to light up the darkness during nighttime rides, too!
Lakeside Swings
Enjoy the view or have some fun on our swings located by the lake!
Arts & Crafts
Tie-dye, ceramics, glitter tattoos, and more! Plus, enjoy specially themed crafts!  
Available on weekends only: 4/21 - 6/1 
Available daily: Peak Season, 6/2 - 8/13
Drop a line into our lake from the shoreline, kayak, or a canoe. No license is required but please catch and release. Bring fishing supplies or purchase them at the Ranger Station!
Gaga Ball
A kinder, gentler version of dodge ball and four square, Gaga Ball is played in an octagon-shaped pit with a soft foam or rubber ball and combines the skills of dodging, running, striking and jumping—all while trying to hit opponents with the ball below the knees. The more players, the better!
Tram Rides
Beep beep! We’re making it super easy to get to and from all of our fun attractions with our two new trams! Pick up locations are located throughout the Camp-Resort. Plus, each tram can seat up to 24 people — enough space for the whole family to join! View the tram map here!