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.


  • Clubhouse
  • Bike Trails
  • Swimming Pool
  • 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


General Policies:

  • Site check in: 4 p.m.
  • Site check out: 3 p.m.
  • Rental check in: 4 p.m.
  • Rental check out: 11 a.m.
  • Minimum check In age is 21 years old.
  • Rates are based on 2 adults and dependent children.
  • Guests aged 18 years old and under at the time of check in are considered children.
  • Pets are allowed at campsites, not rentals.
  • 1 camping vehicle per site.
  • Max length on water & electric sites is 26 Feet.
  • The rates displayed do not include any applicable service fees or charges for optional incidentals.
  • For late arrival arrangements, please contact our After Hours (815) 757-3861.
  • If I used a credit card for a deposit, guarantee or payment, I authorize MHC Property Management L.P. to charge any expenses incurred during my stay to that credit card or apply funds you have on deposit with us against what I owe.


Reservation & Payment Policies:

  • Your credit card will be charged Itinerary Total prior to arrival, up to a maximum deposit of $250.00. Any remaining balance will be due on arrival.
  • 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.
  • Prices and site type are subject to availability.
  • No refunds will be issued for early check out.
  • 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.


Helpful Information

  • Displayed rates and package prices are subject to change.
  • Site assignments cannot be guaranteed.
  • Golf carts are available to rent for $65 per day or $280 per week. $100 refundable deposit required.
  • You may bring a golf cart of your own into the park as long as it meets park regulations of 4-wheeled, lights (front & rear) and horn ($10 fee will apply).
  • Not permitted: lift kits, oversized tires or 3-wheeled cars.
  • Proof of insurance and a copy of Driver's license(s) are required.
  • Only licensed drivers may operate the cart.


Rules and Policies:

  • This is a family oriented park and we will have a good time. We want all of our guests to enjoy our facilities and have a safe relaxing stay. This will be possible with your help.
  • Please respect other campers and our park facilities.
  • We reserve the right to protect the rights of our guest, trees, and other natural beauties for the benefit and safety of all.
  • Parents are responsible for their children's actions.
  • 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 so as to not to endanger anyone or anything.
  • Proper swim attire is requires 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.
  • For the comfort of your neighbor, quiet time is from 11:00pm to 7:00am. This means no radios, loud music, or disturbing noises. Quiet time is from 11:00 pm to 7:00 am (strictly enforced). All children are to be at your site during this time.
  • 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.
  • Scooters, mini bikes, or ATVs are not allowed in the park. Mopeds are allowed with current road license.
  • Management reserves the right to evict, at our discretion and without refund, any person whose conduct is objectionable or violates parks rules.
  • Entrance on to 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.
  • The guest assumes 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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