Leisure Systems has added RV parks in Tyler, Texas, and Uniontown, Ohio, to its Jellystone Park franchise, bringing the number of locations to 79. The chain reported that it is growing in revenue, with a total of $73.7 million last year, a gain of 10 percent over 2011.
Rental units, including park model cabins, are becoming a major revenue sources. The parks have 1,886 rental units and 12,276 traditional campsites, but the rental units accounted for 27 percent of the revenue last year, while the traditional campsites generated 36 percent. Other revenue comes from seasonal campsites, campground stores and other sources.