My childhood includes fond memories reading Yogi Bear and watching Hanna Barbera cartoons on Saturday morning TV. My brother had a Yogi Bear cartoon book I used to read over and over again. I think it is this book that has embedded my continued passion for lovable Yogi Bear. This passion has continued through my son whom is an avid collector of Yogi Bear books, comics, character toys, cars, records and other memorabilia. The Yogi Bear Feature Film released in 2010 sparked renewed interest to Gen Z with Yogi Bear, the lovable “smarter than the average bear” that would scheme consistently to steal “pic-a-nic” baskets with his less cunning sidekick, Boo Boo. All of this much to the chagrin of Ranger Smith, but perhaps sometimes winning the affections of love interest Cindy Bear.
Yogi Bear first appeared in a supporting role in The Huckleberry Hound Show in 1958, voiced by Daws Butler and created by renowned animation team William Hanna and Joseph Barbera. Yogi Bear proved so popular that in 1961 he starred in his own show which aired for many years. 2010 wasn’t Yogi Bear’s first feature film. In 1964, his first feature film was entitled Hey There, It’s Yogi Bear.
In 1969 the Jellystone Park franchise was founded and includes 82 locations in the US and Canada. Read more…
The exciting statistic for us at Large Family Accommodation is that 53 locations will accommodate for large families (groups of 7 or more within the same dwelling or campsite).
Our family hasn’t yet had the opportunity to experience one of Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Parks due to geographical limitations. The nearest Jellystone Park to us here in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia is approximately 15152 kilometres or 9415 miles away. Hmmmmmmm…….it’s on our ‘one day’ list. Until then we are wanting to hear your experiences at Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp Resorts. The accommodation possibilities for large families are amazing.
Please comment below with your experiences of Yogi Bear or the Camp Resorts to inspire others.