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Jellystone Park™ at Whispering Pines

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Tyler, Texas  903-858-2405 

Jellystone Park™ at Whispering Pines is a family-owned RV and cabin resort devoted to family camping, corporate conferences and special events. We are a preferred destination for holidays, birthdays, weddings, family reunions, rallies and much more.Awards

Located on 47 acres in the rolling hills of the East Texas Piney Woods north of Tyler, Texas, Whispering Pines is one of the most beautiful parks in the South. We’re open year-round with an inviting average temperature of 76.8 degrees, per the Weather Channel.

Don Tardy and his wife Jan West Tardy, son Colt Perrin and daughter Bree Perrin purchased Whispering Pines in May 2012. They immediately began renovations, adding 8 new cabins, upgrading roads, and remodeling existing facilities. Just four months later, Whispering Pines was invited to become a member of the highly-respected and popular Jellystone Park™ franchise.  Many more changes and improvements were soon to come.

LLUAward_2017_LightJellystone Parks™ have a reputation for excellence not only in the outdoor hospitality industry, but with their guests as well!  Jellystone Park™ at Whispering Pines, Tyler, TX has over 100 full service RV hook-up sites, and 33 rental cabins, a retail store, a laundry room, two swimming pools (an adult pool and a family pool), sand volleyball, miniature golf, pickle-ball courts, basketball court, laser tag, gem mining, three other meeting rooms, nature trails, and outdoor game areas.

We have been hard at work and it shows!  We were recently honored with four different industry Awards: Pinnacle Club (Outstanding Achievement and Excellence) Award, Outstanding Customer Service, Outstanding Achievement Camp Resort Store and a Special Recognition: Outstanding Recreational Programming.  The Pinnacle Club Award is awarded to Camp-Resorts that rate 95% and higher on the inspection of their facilities and operations by Leisure Systems, Inc (LSI) inspectors.  And Special Recognition Awards recipients have distinguished themselves as leaders in particular award categories.    Outstanding Customer Service awards go to Camp-Resorts that score an 88% or higher on the annual customer satisfaction survey.

We’re hands-on, on-site, and at your service. 

Our goal is put a smile on your face.

We want you to have a great experience while you’re with us!


Book your next trip with us!


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Resort amenities 

Entry sign borderAt Jellystone Park at Whispering Pines, our goal is to create the best possible experience for our guests. We offer first-class facilities in a beautiful natural setting. If you are looking for great rving, camping or cabins in East Texas, you came to the right place! We are proud of our facility and excited to share it with you!

night-3Go Camping in East Texas!  Whether you have a bus, RV or teardrop, we have a site for you. We also offer well-appointed rustic cabins, lofts, and efficiencies, ideal for getaways, meetings and events.  Click here for more information about our rentals.

RV sites: We have over 100 RV sites (including a limited number of sites for extended stay guests).

We are pleased to offer:

Large shady sites
20, 30 & 50 amp at each full hookup site

Recreation: We offer activities and recreation for your complete camping experience.  In addition to our “built-in” amenities, our on-site activities director also plans games, contests, and other fun stuff to do on weekends and most holidays.

Jumping Pillow |  Fishing pond   |   Shuffleboard   |   Basketball court  |   Sand Volleyball   |   Miniature Golf   |   Playground   |   Horseshoes   |   Ping Pong   |    Take a Walk in Nature  |   Adult Pool |  Playground  |  Gem Mining  |  Laser Tag  |  Pickle-ball courts  |  Family Pool

Two Pools: We are proud to have two swimming pools. One is a family pool with built-in play areas for kids. The other is a separate pool for adults only.   Joining the two pool areas is a large covered patio and sun deck.  The pools will be closed from October 1st until Spring Break.

Poolside Café: Our Poolside Café is open most weekends from Easter to Halloween. Check out our cheeseburgers, fries, hot dogs, hand dipped ice cream, Hawaiian styled shaved ice and more.

Fishing Pond: The catch and release fishing pond has bass, perch and brim. You can catch the one “this big!”

Meeting rooms: We have three  private meeting rooms, each with complete kitchens. Tell us the size of your group and we’ll suggest the appropriate facility, up to 150 people. Call to speak with our event planners to help you plan your next event!
Group events * RV Rallies * Reunions * Retreats * Meetings * Weddings, vow renewals, and anniversaries * Birthdays and other celebrations * Scouting * Business Meetings

Convenience & Gift store: The Whispering Pines Gift Shop is your one-stop shop for sundries away from home. In addition to high-quality souvenirs, toys and gifts, we offer:

Souvenir ApparelBeveragesIce cream and snacksPaper goodsPersonal careRV suppliesIce

You are going to Love our Hey Hey Hey ride!


Golf Cart Rentals: We have golf cart rentals. With a limited number, we recommend that you reserve your golf cart when you make your reservations.  You must be 21 years of age or older with a valid driver’s license to rent a golf cart. Only adults 18 or older with a valid driver’s license may drive golf carts within the resort.  No personal 4-wheelers or ATV’s are allowed inside the park.  Your personal golf cart is welcome; however, there is an annual license fee of $30, January 1st  through December

Free Wi-Fi Internet Access.

Laundry: Our spacious laundry room is complete with coin-operated washers & dryers and folding tables for your convenience.

Clean public restrooms:  We offer clean public restrooms. Our rest area includes private showers for our camping guests.

Enjoy Whispering Pines, Enjoy Nature, Enjoy Yourself!

This property is privately owned. The camper accepts camping privileges with the understanding that he/she does hereby release the campground, its officers and employees of all liability for loss or damage to property and injury.  All Visitors assume the risks and dangers 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 swimming, playgrounds, hiking, jumping pillow, etc., at the Camp-Resort or being injured as a result of inclement weather conditions, and agrees that the Camp-Resort and it’s owners, agents and employees are not liable for injuries or property damages resulting from such causes.

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

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