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Canadian Firm Buys Utah Town, RV Parks

A Canadian mining company that bought a mothballed uranium mill in Ticaboo, Utah, has now bought the entire private community from a Wyoming company, according to The Associated Press. Toronto’s SXR Uranium One bought the south-central Utah town for its housing....

Wis. Board Considers Role of RV Parks

In a theme heard over and over again in government meetings across the U.S., the Sawyer County zoning committee in northern Wisconsin is considering whether to encourage campground development and expansion of current camping facilities, as well as the creation of RV...

ARVC Announces New Officers

Mark D. Anderson, a 40-year veteran of the campground industry, was named chairman of the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC) during the organization’s national InSites Convention Nov. 6-9 in Phoenix, Ariz. Anderson is owner, president and CEO of...

Ohio Ponders State Park Oil/Gas Drilling

As part of a debate on state energy policy, Ohio lawmakers are considering whether to allow drilling for oil and natural gas in state parks, according to The Associated Press. A measure that has been advancing forward in behind-the-scenes discussion would allow...

Consumer Confidence Near 2-Year Low

Consumer confidence barely budged from a two-year low as housing troubles, a credit crunch, high energy prices and turbulence on Wall Street continue to make people uneasy about the economy and their own financial situations, according to The Associated Press. The RBC...

Study Favors Gorge RV Park Over Resort

A lumber company could make a profit from the first year if it developed a recreational vehicle campground instead of the upscale 245-unit destination resort it has proposed on a scenic portion of the Columbia River Gorge, an economic study commissioned by Friends of...

N. Little Rock Eyes Riverside RV Park

The mayor of North Little Rock, Ark., wants to give RV enthusiasts a chance to enjoy the scenic downtown views along the Arkansas River by developing a new recreational vehicle park, according to Fox 16.com. The proposed spot is on the North Little Rock side of the...

Sand Dunes Site for Future Idaho RV Park

A Salt Lake City developer has plans for a 134-lot recreational vehicle project near the St. Anthony Sand Dunes in Egin, Idaho. Golden Sands RV Resort is the name of the proposal, which had its first review by the Fremont County Planning and Zoning Commission in...

RVontheGO Resort Owners Club Launched

ReserveAmerica and Equity LifeStyle Properties Inc. (ELS) have launched RVontheGO Club, serving RV and outdoor recreation enthusiasts. Chicago-based ELS is sponsoring the club along with ReserveAmerica, Ballston Spa, N.Y., as an added benefit for resort owners across...

Developers Want RVs in Michigan Park

A retired Muskegon, Mich., car wash owner and a local architect think the time is right to develop a portion of Pere Marquette Park in Muskegon into a recreational vehicle park, according to The Grand Rapids Press. John Vanderstelt and Dick Borgeson have formed...

Province May Lift Wal-Mart Camping Ban

Once forbidden territory as an overnight rest stop for visitors in Nova Scotia, the shopping mall parking lot may become a new overnight tourist destination in the province after the planned repeal of the province’s Tourist Accommodation Act next year, according to...

Dems. Reach Deal to Boost Gas Mileage

An agreement among congressional Democrats – including those from auto industry states – to support a 40% increase in vehicle fuel efficiency is likely to be the tonic needed to push energy legislation through Congress before Christmas, according to The Associated...