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Bill Monroe Music Park for Sale

The historic park that is the home of the Bill Monroe Bluegrass Hall of Fame and Museum in Bean Blossom, Ind., has been put up for sale for $3.9 million. The park is the annual gathering ground for bluegrass music fans. The park, with its camping facilities, museum,...

Maine Resort Renovation Completed

Owner Patty Stanley and Equity LifeStyle Properties Inc. recently completed a $4.5 million renovation of the Narrows Too camping resort near Trenton, Maine. The resort is near two of Maine’s most popular vacation destinations, Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park,...

Limit Set on Stays at Virginia Park

Bedford County, Va., campground owners, especially those around the popular Smith Mountain Lake southeast of Roanoke, have found themselves victims of an overreaching county zoning ordinance, according to the Lynchburg News & Advance. Mitchell’s Point Marina and...

Yellowstone Fire forces Evacuations

A fast-moving wildfire near West Yellowstone, Mont., forced evacuations Wednesday night (June 27) at some summer homes, a campground, a resort and some state game warden buildings, according to The Associated Press. Marna Daley, a spokeswoman for the Gallatin National...

Church Resumes Work on RV Park

Hurricane relief volunteers working in east Jackson County, Miss., will have more choices to stay once Haven Church completes its recreational vehicle park, according to The Mississippi Press. The church started building the sites for campers earlier this year. The...

Gas Prices Not Hurting Ohio Parks

With gas prices climbing, one industry is booming – campgrounds and RV parks, according to the Wooster (Ohio) Daily Record. Despite the increase in fuel costs, campers still are coming out for the summer in northeast Ohio, many times staying even longer than before...

Campsites at Premium in Denver Area

Finding a campsite on a weekend in the Denver area can be very difficult, according to Denver’s Rocky Mountain News. It’s a trend that’s been complicated in recent years because many people are camping closer to home due to higher fuel prices. There are about 1,000...

Dad Saves Sons from Charging Bear

A 300-pound black bear raided a family’s campsite, and the father saved his sons from harm by throwing a log at the beast, killing it with a single blow, according to The Associated Press. Chris Everhart and his three sons were camping in the Chattahoochee National...

KOA Partners with ReserveAmerica

Campers who use ReserveAmerica to make campground reservations now have more than 200 additional campgrounds to choose from, thanks to ReserveAmerica’s recent partnership with Kampgrounds of America Inc. (KOA). KOA, the largest system of campgrounds in North America,...

New Ontario Park Nears Completion

Construction is under way at Mark’s Bay Cottages & Campground on a 36-acre site west of Sault Ste-Marie, Ontario. The campground is expected to be up and running by mid-August, according to the Sault Star. The site plan eventually calls for a lodge with an indoor...

Here’s the Skinny on Nudist Parks

Jackson County, Wis., this time of the year brings to mind, the outdoors and for some, camping but one campground is getting noticed for its loud concerts and its new adult-themed atmosphere, according to WEAU-TV 13, Eau Claire, Wis. Marvin Thomann is the owner of...

KOA Selling RV Art Prints and Gifts

The RV Art Gallery at Texarkana KOA in Texarkana, Texas, has opened an online store featuring art prints and unique gifts celebrating the RV lifestyle. The gallery offers the most extensive collection of RV art originals, prints, collectibles and gifts in North...