O'Connell's Yogi Bear Park

O'Connell's Yogi Bear Park

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O'Connell's Yogi Bear Park

970 Green Wing Road - PO Box 200, Amboy, IL 61310-0200 view map

Jellystone Park™ RV Resort in Illinois

Why do families continue to visit O'Connell's Yogi Bear RV Resort year after year? The answer is simple. We offer groups, families and couples the exciting opportunity to reconnect in a tranquil outdoor environment. Located just 90 miles west of Chicago and 80 miles east of the Quad Cities, our location is perfect for exploring nearby attractions.

Our Illinois RV resort caters to all types of camping groups. From tent sites to spacious, fully equipped RV sites, we're sure to have the perfect space for you to relax and unwind. Cabins, deluxe cottages and park models are also available for rent.

O’Connell’s Yogi Bear RV Resort is a great place to spend your weekends. Those staying with us will discover plenty to do. The campground offers three heated swimming pools, spas, kiddie pools and beach swimming. A double-flume waterslide, paddle boat rentals, mini golf, four playgrounds, hiking trails, fishing, food service, hayrides, and daily planned activities make this Jellystone Park™ RV Resort the premier Illinois RV resort.

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  • Clubhouse
  • Bike Trails
  • Whirlpool/Spa/Hot Tub
  • Fishing
  • Near Beach
  • Creek / Lake / Canal / River / Ocean Frontage
  • RV Storage
  • Pets Welcome
  • Restaurant
  • Store
  • Nature / Hiking Trails
  • Mini Golf
  • Restroom/Shower Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Waterfront sites
  • Picnic/BBQ Area
  • Playground
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Horseshoes


Deluxe PM w/Porch

Lake View Deluxe PM w/Porch

Loft Park Model /No Pets

Rustic 1 Room Cabins

RUSTIC CABINS: One room. Each cabin has 2 sets of bunk beds with a twin bed on the top and a double bed on the bottom, air conditioner, dorm sized refrigerator, countertop, table/bench. Outside there is a picnic table, campfire ring, cold water faucet.

Rustic 2 Room Cabins

RUSTIC CABINS: Two room. Each cabin has 2 sets of bunk beds with a twin bed on the top and a double bed on the bottom, air conditioner, dorm sized refridgerator, table/bench. Outside there is a picnic table, campfire ring, cold water faucet.

Standard PM Stone Patio

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Whether you're planning a retreat for the whole family, a group of friends or a getaway for two, there's no shortage of unique activities to explore at O'Connell's Yogi Bear Park. Plan activities upon arrival or visit this page before your departure to plan ahead. Looking for more? Our friendly staff can fill you in on all of the great ways to make your stay a memorable experience.

We currently offer the following activities:

  • Activities Center
  • Ceramics
  • Childrens Programs - Fee
  • Co-ed Water Aerobics
  • Banquet Center & Party Room
  • Planned Activities
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Children's Program
  • Lake Fishing
  • Weekly Dances
  • Beach
  • 4 Playgrounds
  • Creative arts and crafts classes and projects
  • Kids Activities
  • Activities Director
  • Bingo/Card Playing
  • Dancing
  • Volleyball
  • Nightly Outdoor Movie Theatre
  • Field Games
  • Visits with Jellystone Park Characters
  • Paddle Boats
  • Kayak Rentals


O'Connell's Yogi Bear



    RV Site/Rental Check-in: 4 p.m.

    RV Check-out: 3 p.m.

    Rental Check-out: 11 a.m.

    Quiet Time: 11 p.m. - 7 a.m.

    Business Office Mon – Fri: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

    Minimum Check-in age is 21 years old.



    If your plans change and you need to arrive outside of normal business hours, please refer to your confirmed reservation information.


Site Assignments & Incidentals

    Tow Trailer Rules: Tow trailers are permitted on full hookup RV sites if it fits within the limits of the site. In the event of oversized equipment, storage is available for an additional charge. ($45 per month) Please contact front office for storage arrangements.

    One (1) camping vehicle permitted per camping site.

    Max length on water & electric sites is 26 feet.

    Extra Person Charges: Rates are based on 2 Adults & 5 Children. $10 per night for additional overnight adults.

    Retail Monthly RV Stay: Available for stays of 30 days or more. Electricity is an additional charge.



Rates Policy

    Rates are based on two (2) adults and dependent children.

    Guests aged 18 years old and under at the time of check in are considered children.

    The rates displayed do not include any applicable service fees or charges for optional incidentals.

    Your credit card will be charged Itinerary Total prior to arrival, up to a maximum deposit of $250. Any remaining balance will be due on arrival.

    Prices and site type are subject to availability.

    Displayed rates and package prices are subject to change.

    Site assignments cannot be guaranteed.

    By using a credit card for a deposit, guarantee or payment, you agree to the following: I authorize MHC Property Management L.P. to charge any expenses incurred during my stay to that credit card or apply fundsI have on deposit with MHC Property Management L.P.against what I owe.

Cancellation Policy

    No refunds will be issued for early check-out. 

    If you cancel your reservation 14 or more days prior to arrival, you will be charged a $25 administrative fee. 

    If you cancel your reservation within 14 days of arrival, you will forfeit your deposit: up to a maximum of $250.

    In the case of multiple sites booked cancellation penalties apply to each site that is cancelled or changed.


    Pets are allowed at campsites, not rentals.

    Due to health regulations, pets are not permitted in any of our rentals. If a pet is found on the premises you will forfeit all rental fees and deposits and will be asked to leave the park.

    Pets are allowed in the camp resort, with the pet owner responsible for cleaning up after the pet and keeping the pet under control (leashed & refrained from excessive barking).

    Pets are not allowed at the beach, Boo Boo's lake, pools, waterslide or camp resort buildings.

    Pet Walk: Available 24 hours.

    Pets welcome. No breed restrictions listed, but no aggressive pets are allowed. Two (2) pets total per site. Please clean up after pets, always keep on leash, and do not leave unattended on site. Additionally, uncontrolled barking or excessive noise complaints registered against any pet may result in guests being asked to leave the campground without refund. Sorry, no pets allowed in rentals.



    Paid WiFi available at clubhouse and surrounding areas through Tengo internet. (Rates dependent on internet package selected)



    Cable TV: No cable available on camping sites.

    Honey Wagon: No honey wagon service.

    RV Storage: $2 per day/ $14 per week/ $45 per month.

    Propane: Refill & tank exchange services available. 20 lb. tanks available and refills for $4.55 per gallon (prices subject to change).

    Firewood: Due to the eminent threat of the beetle infestation firewood cannot be brought into the park. Bundles of firewood is available at the Ranger Station store.

    Golf carts are available to rent for $65 per day or $280 per week. $100 refundable deposit required. Golf carts are sold out quickly on a first come first serve basis. Please visit us at the front office for more information on golf cart rentals. 

    You may bring a golf cart of your own into the park if it meets park regulations of 4-wheeled, lights (front & rear) and horn ($10 fee will apply). Only licensed drivers may operate the cart.

    Not permitted: lift kits, oversized tires or 3-wheeled cars.

    Proof of insurance and a copy of driver's license(s) are required.

    We reserve the right to protect the rights of our guest, trees, and other natural beauties for the benefit and safety of all.

    Children are to be accompanied to washrooms and pools.

    All children under 18 are to be at your site during quiet hours.

    SMOKE FREE ILLINOIS. Our campground follows the State of Illinois smoke free policy that was enacted on January 1, 2008 that prohibits smoking within 15' from any public entrance or in any public building. Campfires are part of the camping experience. However, put them out properly when not attended.

    All fires must be of reasonable size to not to endanger anyone or anything.


Additional Information

    Proper swim attire is required at the water slide and pool area. 

    Parents need to accompany children 16 years old and younger at all water facilities.

    No lifeguards on duty.

    Safe, slow driving is required for cars, bicycles & golf carts as children are at play throughout the entire park. Please observe the 5 MPH speed limit on all park roads.

    Scooters, minibikes, or ATVs are not allowed in the park. Mopeds are allowed with current road license.

    For the comfort of your neighbor, quiet time is from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. (strictly enforced). This means no radios, loud music, or disturbing noises. All children are to be at their own camp site during this time.

    Management reserves the right to evict, at our discretion and without refund, any person whose conduct is objectionable or violates parks rules.

    Entrance onto the campground property constitutes permission for the management of Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp-Resort in Amboy, Illinois to photograph the visitor while on the premises and to use any resulting pictures for any lawful purpose without compensation to the visitor.

    Guests assume all risks and danger incidental to the activity of camping in a rustic outdoors environment including specifically (but not exclusively), the danger of being injured by insects or other animals, of being injured while participating in recreational activities, such as hiking, swimming, or boating at the Camp-Resort or of being injured as a result of inclement weather conditions, and agrees that the Camp-Resort and its owners, agents and employees are not liable for injuries or property damages resulting from such causes.

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