There is so much to do at Jellystone Park Larkspur!
Check out all of our activities (most are free) and our weekend themes!
Our heated pool is open from 10 AM to 8 PM in the summer season. It is a great place to swim with a cabana and sunbathing areas.
There are several miles of trails at Jellystone Park. Pick up a map at the Ranger Station. Bring a camera and turn your hike into a photo safari.
Jellystone Park is home to one of the best disc golf courses in Colorado. You can check out equipment at the Ranger Station and play our 18 fun holes.
The beginners fishing pond is stocked with perch and catfish. All fishing is catch and release.
The pedal cars are sized for older children and adults. There is also a pedal cart for younger children.
The gem mining sluice is located on the south side of the Ranger Station. For a small price you can buy a bag of mine tailings and try to hit the motherlode!
In addition to two play structures, there is a sand area and spider web to play on.
Basketball & Volleyball
There is a basketball court and a sand volleyball court by the playground. There is also a small-sized basketball hoop, too. Equipment can be checked out from the Ranger Station.
The horseshoe pit is located by the upper pavilion. Equipment can be checked out from the Ranger Station.
Every day from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day and on weekends at other times, we serve an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast for $3.50. It’s a great way to enjoy a campground meal without doing dishes!
Dino Dig Fossil Sand Box
The Dino Dig Fossil Sand Box is a great play for little ones to dig in the sand and discovered buried fossils.
There are five private geocache sites on the campground. Rent one of our GPS’s or use your own to find them. Geocoordinates can be picked up at the Ranger Station.
Boo Boo’s Game Room
The Boo-BooTM Game Room is located inside a train box car. There are a variety of video games, air hockey, and a coin changer for your convenience.
Yogi usually makes an appearance at the flag raising at 9 AM and the flag lowering at 4:30 PM. This is a great time to get a hug and have your picture taken with him. In the summertime, Yogi often sneaks out during the day for other activities.
Circle F8 Ranch has a goat tribe that grazes on the campground each day. There are opportunities to feed the goats and pet them. Check out our goat page for even more goat activities!
Every weekend there are opportunities to tour the campground on our hay wagon. It’s a great way to see Jellystone Park and spend time with family!
Coloring, cutting and gluing are great fun when Yogi is involved. Our crafts are designed to be both fun and educational for our little ones! Some crafts do have a materials fee.
One of the original pioneer uses of this land was as a clay mine. Even today, clay can be found and fashioned into adobe bricks or figurines. There is also a slip and slide and a shower available for wet fun and to clean off mud! This can be enjoyed with or without staff assistance.
Candy Bar Bingo
What is a visit to Jellystone Park without playing a game of candy bar bingo? Join us for the fun! You can bring a candy bar or buy one when you come.
Cindy’s Movie Theater
Imagine watching a movie outside at night on a big screen at the Cindy BearTM Movie Theater. Each weekend in the summer, we show a movie at the upper pavilion while people enjoy the great summer night. We also show movies on selected evenings in the caboose.
Come to our observation bee hive to learn about the importance of bees and bee keeping. Look at an actual bee hive through a glass wall!
Goat Cart Rides
Get a ride on a cart pulled by a goat! Jellystone Park Larkspur is probably the only place you will ever see to do this!
Miniature Pony Rides
You won’t believe the smiles children have riding our miniature ponies. We also offer carriage rides where a couple of kids can be pulled by a pony, too!
Disc Golf Clinic
In this clinic, you will learn about the sport of disc golf – the equipment, throwing technique and playing strategy. Participants will also play a hole or two on our course. No equipment needed and best if participants are 8 years old or older.
Participants will learn the basics of archery – stance, arm position, aiming and shooting. There will also be time for shooting arrows at our targets on the range. Cost is $5 per person. Ages 8 years old and up.
In this introduction, you will learn the history of geocaching, basic use of a GPS and beginning techniques for finding caches. You will also get to find our two practice geocaches. Suitable for all ages.Please Note: Not all activities (especially the staff-led ones) occur every day. Be sure to check the campground schedule when you arrive to see what is planned during your stay at Jellystone Park!
Want to see it all? Go to our Everything Page for the whole list!