Northgate Resorts Welcomes Summer With Major Enhancements & Events At Camp-Resorts Around The Country

[Grand Rapids, MI] April 24, 2023 – Northgate Resorts, one of the largest operators of camping resorts in the nation, announces a slate of improvements, new features and openings across its 26 locations. Northgate Resorts is the largest franchisee of Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park™ locations and operates several independent resorts as well Camp Fimfo locations. The properties are adding over 400 new cabins and RV sites to kick off a record setting summer travel season as the organization looks to celebrate the warmer months with classic family fun. 

“Getting outside together continues to be the fastest growing segment of travel in America,” said Tessa McCrackin, the Chief Marketing Officer of Northgate Resorts. “We’ve watched what things our guests love and what activities bring them together. Adding more of these amenities creates more fun for all our guests.” 

This summer, the Camp Fimfo and Jellystone Park™ properties are preparing to offer endless fun for the upcoming season. Exciting enhancements are underway at both locations, and with events, weekly themes, festivals, and countless other activities, there’s something for everyone to enjoy this summer.


Camp Fimfo Hill Country, TX 

Camp Fimfo Hill Country is offering visitors a unique summer experience in one-of-a-kind accommodations with over 150 new cabins including Treetop and additional styles. Fimfo Adventures has recently opened “The Cliff Carver”, the first alpine coaster in Texas. The elevated coaster propels riders up to 25 miles per hour with scenic views of Hill Country. The property is also unveiling the new event center for weddings and other milestones this summer.

Camp Fimfo Waco, TX 

To celebrate the kick-off of summer, Camp Fimfo Waco’s guests will enjoy themed weekends, family-friendly activities, and thrilling events throughout the season. The location is hosting live music at Squirrely’s Tavern, foam parties, and a variety of arts and crafts. Camp Fimfo Waco is also adding a number of new cabins, a wiffle ball field, stocked fishing pond, and improved river access with rentable equipment such as kayak and paddle boards to enjoy on the Bosque River.

Jellystone Park Clay’s Resort

In celebration of the 75th anniversary, Clay’s Resort will debut brand new cabins and cottages, a swimming pool, arcade, outdoor theater, and an upgraded log roll. The annual Country Festival is back on June 14-17th , showcasing country music’s best with Riley Green, Kane Brown, Sam Hunt, John Pardi and more against a backdrop of pristine alpine scenery. Back by popular demand, Clay’s Resort will host the Neon Nights festival on August 11-12th with headliners Travis Tritt and Tim McGraw.

Jellystone Park Glen Ellis

Summer attractions at Glen Ellis will feature an array of exciting activities and daily events, including laser tag sessions, tie-dye workshops, foam parties, and much more. The New Hampshire property is adding new glamping pods with views of the Saco and Ellis Rivers. Visitors should explore the additional Gaga pit, gem mining station, new activities pavilion, and Pic-A-Nic food truck with delicious hot dogs, burgers, nachos and breakfast options.

Jellystone Park Golden Valley

Coming Memorial Day weekend, Golden Valley is opening its first Blue Ridge Mountain alpine coaster with panoramic views of the mountains and beyond. Additionally, guests can discover the full-service restaurants and new sunset cabins.

Jellystone Park Tyler

The Tyler property is upgrading the location with a water zone, including a swimming pool, water playground, warming tub, and pool cabanas, making Tyler any water lover’s paradise. This summer, the resort is expanding with over 70 cabins, upgrading their facilities, and adding exciting family-friendly attractions. 

Jellystone Park Waller

Enjoy the new swim up bar, swimming pool, cabanas, and upgraded cabins. Guests should explore the enhanced water amenities and splash zone. Waller offers a true camping experience with new lake-front cabins located in a beautiful and quiet area.

Throughout the season, Camp Fimfo and Jellystone Park™locations will have additional programs, accommodation developments, and experiences specific to the local community. For more information about the parks, guests can visit Camp Fimfo or Northgate Resorts.

About Northgate Resorts

Northgate Resorts is a family owned real estate company, based in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Dedicated to guest satisfaction and providing a family friendly camping experience, Northgate owns and operates the most awarded Camp-Resort portfolio in the nation, including 20 Jellystone Park™ locations. For more information on Northgate Resorts, please visit

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