There are plenty of reasons to visit Jellystone Park™: great amenities, awesome location, luxury accommodations, and so much more. But did you know a camping trip to Jellystone Park™ will improve your health, too? It’s true! Science has proven that getting outdoors and camping with friends and family is a great way to jumpstart a healthy lifestyle. Keep reading for 5 reasons why a camping trip with us is good for your health!


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Camping at Jellystone Park™ provides lots of opportunities for exercise. Things like walking to all the different amenities, swimming, playing sports, hiking, canoeing, and fishing are just a few options for campers to stay active all day long! These different activities will leave you feeling healthy and happy and will have you much more active than your average day at home – happy trails!

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Take a break from the screens and connect with the great outdoors instead! With endless amenities available, you and your kids won’t even miss TV time or cell phones! Technology can be a great thing, but it’s nice to unplug every once and awhile – your mind and body will thank you! Just be sure to bring a camera to take lots of pictures!

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Fresh Air and Sunshine

Breathing in fresh air and soaking up sunshine are both extremely beneficial to your health, and you’ll find plenty of both at Jellystone Park™! Your body needs Vitamin D to help you absorb calcium and phosphorus which help strengthen your bones and teeth. Additionally, both sunshine and fresh air increase serotonin production in the brain which makes you feel happy and lowers stress levels!

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Better Sleep

After a long day of activity at our Camp-Resort, your body will be ready for a solid night of sleep. Although you may think that sleeping in your own bed is a better night’s sleep, your sleep pattern when you’re camping becomes more in sync with it’s natural cycle and leaves campers falling asleep easier and waking up less groggy. Sweet dreams!

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It’s easy to get busy in every day life and not set aside enough time to spend with friends and family. Camping provides time away from the stresses of daily life and allows time for you and your family to socialize and spend time together without any distractions!


So what are you waiting for? It’s time to start planning your trip to Jellystone Park™ and get outdoors – your mind and body will thank you for it!