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What to do During a Rainy Day at Jellystone Park™ Tyler

At Jellystone Park™ Tyler, even a rainy day is an opportunity for excitement and laughter! Don’t let the rain dampen your spirits, but instead, view it as a chance for reconnection and memory-making. Here are some ideas of activities to enjoy during a rainy day at our family-friendly East Texas campground!

Heated water park at our Tyler, TX location.

Visit the Water Attractions

A little bit of rain doesn’t matter if you’re already in the water! If there is only light rain, our water attractions will stay open at the discretion of our staff and safety officials. Rain or shine, have fun at our at our heated Water Playground, heated pool, and Spa Tub. Make the most of your vacation and see why we’re one of the best campgrounds with a water park in East Texas!

UNO playing at a table.

Board and Card Games Galore

Gather around the table and dive into a world of (mostly) friendly competition with classic board and card games. Bring out the Monopoly, go-fish, UNO, and more for hours of fun! Whether you’re RV camping in East Texas, or camping in a cabin or tent, games are a great way to stay entertained.

Camper with Yogi Bear™ at the Campfire Canteen.

On-Site Dining Delights

When searching for the best campgrounds in East Texas for families, dining options matter! At Jellystone Park™ Tyler, we have onsite dining options that include pizza, chicken nuggets, hamburgers, and ice cream, plus, the Campfire Canteen is located right next to the Water Playground. When it’s raining, head to our indoor dining options for some tasty treats while listening to the soothing sounds of rain outside.

Indoor of the arts and crafts building.

Creative Arts and Crafts

Our East Texas campground offers several daily activities. Check out our activity schedule for indoor arts and crafts sessions that are perfect for a rainy day! Under our covered pavilion, get your creative juices flowing and make some unique masterpieces as guided by our knowledgeable staff. Bring the whole family and see why Jellystone Park™ Tyler is one of the best family campgrounds in East Texas!

Camper reading a book at their cabin.

Dive into a Good Book

Rainy days are always great for settling in and picking up a good book. Curl up and immerse yourself in a new literary world! Jellystone Park™ Tyler is always a great place for relaxing, so continue the relaxation by reading!

Indoor of the Arts and Crafts Building.

Indoor Attractions at our Camp-Resort

Jellystone Park™ Tyler has plenty of indoor attractions to keep your itinerary full! Visit our stuff-a-bear factory, covered jumping pillow or the Arts and Crafts Building, and more for a busy day of fun. Check out both daily and weekend themes at our East Texas campground!

Oak Trail Cabins covered porch.

Chill at Your Resort Spot

Whether you’re cabin camping in East Texas, or staying in your RV or tent, some good ol’ rest and relaxation is always good to have on the agenda. Vacation is a great time to reset and enjoy slowing down for a while. So, whether from your cabin’s covered porch, the comforts of your RV, or your sleeping bag, spend a rainy day unwinding.

Pictionary with letters 

Classic Old-School Games

Bring back nostalgia with classic old school games like "telephone," where messages get hilariously twisted as they pass from person to person. Other fun games to try include charades, or even Pictionary. Take this time to connect with your family or friends at our East Texas campground.

TV iin an indoor cabin.

Movie Marathon

If you have access to streaming services, rainy days are a great time to catch up on the latest hit shows and movies. Or, if you’re feeling sentimental, watch a throwback like The Yogi Bear Show™! Get into the Jellystone Park™ spirit while at one of the best campgrounds in East Texas for families! If you are staying in a cabin with a covered porch or tv, a rainy day would be a perfect time to take advantage of those perks!
No matter the weather, our East Texas campground is your gateway to memorable family moments. From cabin camping to RV resorts, we've got you covered with options that suit every camper's preferences. So, when the rain comes pouring down, embrace the opportunity for indoor adventures and create lasting memories with your loved ones. Happy camping!