Jellystone Park in Larkspur

admin May 22, 2011 0

Jellystone Park is open year-round for camping.  The camp is located midway between Denver and Colorado Springs along I-25.  In addition to the convenient location, many activities and rustic camping setting, you’ll find plenty for your family to do.

Railroad enthusiasts will enjoy the BNSF main line which is close by to the camp site.  Shoppers will love shopping at the Outlets at Castle Rock. Kids will love the “adopt a goat program”.  As part of this program, families agree to adopt a goat living at the park.  Kids can visit with their goat and take them for walks of the park during camping trips. For more information on the adopt a goat program, go to the website at

The park has upgraded and added amenities for 2011 in order to make their guest‘s stays even more comfortable.  The upgrades include a new playground fort, a new climbing web, a new sport court, unlimited Wifi, new horseshoe courts, additional restrooms,  and a stocked pond.

In addition, an archaeological dig is happening at Jellystone.  Archeologists believe that the park is the location of Fort Lincoln, which was build around 1864.

On May 27, 28, and 29th, the First Annual Chili Cook-off and Motorcycle Rally Weekend will be held.  Serve up your best chili dish and take part in the hayrides and tournaments.  You can also watch the motorcycle rally.

The Eco Kid Weekend will be held June 3rd, 4th and 5th.  This family friendly activity will include lots of learning activities, games, and fun events designed to help kids learn about the world in which they live.  There will also be plenty of opportunities to make great memories as well as some keepsakes to take home.

The Jellystone Campground Carnival Weekend will be held June 10th, 11th and 12th.  On this weekend, guests can come to the campground to have fun on the bouncy rides.  The kids will enjoy the magic shows, games and the pet fashion contest as well.

On Father’s Day weekend, the campground is featuring free breakfast for dads in addition to free classes in mountaineering for the entire family. The entire family is sure to enjoy this event.

Rates for camping at the park vary depending upon the type of site.  Tent camping costs $33 per night; cabins cost $58 per night; deluxe cabins are $125 per night.  For more information about reservations or rates, call 303-681-3169.

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