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Inside Perspective on the Best Activities According to Staff
Feeling overwhelmed by the sheer abundance of options for your vacation itinerary? Fear not! We've assembled a team of our most knowledgeable staff members to curate a list of their absolute favorite activities and attractions, ensuring you make the most of your time here. Whether you're seeking adrenaline-pumping adventures or relaxing activities in nature, our expert recommendations will steer you towards unforgettable experiences. Discover why our camp-resort is the best campground in Maryland for families, renowned for its diverse array of offerings with excitement and relaxation at every turn.

Samantha Gregg - Recreations & Activities Lead

Samantha Gregg, a recreations and activities lead with seven years of experience at Jellystone Park™ Williamsport Campground, recommends the "Hey Hey" Rides as a must-do activity for every visitor. "I’ve been working at Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park™ Williamsport for 7 years. I’ve lead a lot of activities but I would definitely say my favorite activity is the wagon rides," she enthuses. With a variety of options available, including the beloved "Hey Hey" rides, wet and wild wagon adventures during the summer, and enchanting glow wagon excursions in the evenings, Samantha emphasizes how each ride offers a unique and enjoyable experience for guests. She loves witnessing the excitement of returning visitors as they eagerly participate in the different wagon offerings. 


Matthew Billman - Recreations, Activities & Park Services Staff

Matthew Billman, a valued member of the Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park™ Williamsport team, highlights his favorite activities at the campground, with a particular emphasis on the Halloween festivities. "I would have to say my favorite activities we offer would be our Halloween activities!" he states. Among these activities, Matthew expresses a special fondness for the Haunted Trail, where guests can experience spine-tingling thrills and chills. "Our Haunted Trail provides a thrilling experience," he notes, emphasizing the excitement it offers to visitors. Additionally, Matthew mentions other Halloween highlights, such as the Costume Contest, Carnival games, Trick-or-Treating, and Free Crafts, which collectively ensure a diverse range of entertainment for guests of all ages. He loves being able to deliver an unforgettable Halloween experience for every visitor.

Brooklyn Norrell - Park Services Supervisor

Brooklyn Norrell, a recent addition to the team at Yogi Bear Jellystone Park™ Williamsport, shares her favorite aspect of working at the campground. "My favorite activity is seeing all the happy campers throughout the park because that means a job well done!" she reveals with a smile. In the past few months, Brooklyn has found immense joy in witnessing the enjoyment and satisfaction of the campers, reflecting the success of the campground's efforts to provide a memorable experience for every guest!

Gretchen Gehr - Guest Relations Staff

In her fourth season at Jellystone Park™ Williamsport, Gretchen Gehr finds it challenging to select just one favorite activity or amenity. However, she enthusiastically recalls her first experience with all of the water attractions last season. "My name is Gretchen and this is my fourth season at the camp-resort. It is very difficult to pinpoint just one activity or amenity….however, I got to enjoy the water attractions for the first time last season, it was amazing!!" Gretchen exclaims. With the lazy river, water slides, water playground, and pools, the water attractions left an indelible impression on Gretchen, highlighting it as a must-do attraction! Check out our hours of operation page to know when all of our water attractions will be open!

Maranda Robinson - Recreation & Activities Lead

Maranda Robinson, a dedicated member of the team for the past seven years, shares her enthusiasm for the campground's Halloween weekends. "I’ve worked at Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resort in Williamsport, MD for about 7 years now! As a recreation staff, I’ve seen and engaged in a lot of fun activities, but Halloween weekends have always been my favorite," she reflects. Maranda's passion for Halloween, coupled with the excitement of the activities provided, makes these weekends particularly special for her. Among the various activities offered, Maranda's absolute favorite is the costume contest. "My absolute favorite activity would have to be the costume contest! I love helping guests check in with their age category and costume name, while also participating in the judging," she explains. Maranda finds joy in observing the creativity and dedication guests put into their costumes, and she eagerly anticipates the unique costumes she encounters each weekend.

Rebakah Todd - Guest Relations Staff

Rebekah Todd, with two and a half years under her belt at our Maryland campground, shares her favorite pastime with infectious enthusiasm. "My name is Rebekah and I’ve been working here for two and a half years. My favorite activity is the pony rides during peak season! I love seeing the horses and all the smiles they bring!" she exclaims. Rebekah's joy is evident as she recalls the delight sparked by the pony rides among visitors. With each trot around the paddock, the horses not only provide a delightful experience but also evoke countless smiles from both young and old alike, making them an essential highlight of any visit to to our camp-resort. Check out our attractions page to learn more about our pony rides!
Rest assured, we understand the challenge of navigating through countless vacation possibilities. That's why we've enlisted our top experts to handpick the very best activities and attractions for you. Let our tailored recommendations be your guide to crafting a truly unforgettable camping experience in the best family campground in Maryland. If you're interested in booking a stay with us, you can do so here. We hope to see you and your family this season!