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ARVC Launches Geocaching Program

The National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC) has joined the geocaching craze that’s already captured the hearts of more than 2 million outdoor enthusiasts throughout the country. Geocaching is an outdoor hide and seek treasure hunt for GPS users. To...

Wis. Campground Plans Winter Campout

The Mosquito Hill Nature Center, a 430-acre facility in New London, Wis., will host its annual winter tent campout Feb. 16-17. The overnight event was designed for people looking for a different type of camping experience, according to the Sheboygan (Wis.) Press....

U.S. Senate Takes up Stimulus Package

The U.S. Senate is set to begin voting on dueling economic aid proposals, as senators rush to add jobless benefits and tax rebates for high earners, the elderly and disabled veterans to a House-passed package, according to The Associated Press. Senate Democrats and...

New Border Crossing ID Policy Starts Today

Some businesses and lawmakers are worried that new identification requirements going into effect today (Jan. 31) at the borders with Canada and Mexico could create widespread confusion and delays and discourage some people from making the trip, according to The...

Alabama Park to Ban Permanent Residency

Jerry Lacy said he’s about to get evicted from Jackson County Park in Scottsboro, Ala., his home for the last 11 years. “I’ve got to find a place to live,” he said Monday (Jan. 28), taking a long draw from his cigarette while standing outside his 30-foot camper. “I...

Corps ‘Rebuilding Bridges’ Over Closures

The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers erred in reducing operating hours at numerous Arkansas campgrounds without consulting the public first, a top Corps official said Monday (Jan. 28). Col. Mike Wehr, head of the Corps office that crafted the reduction plan, told a crowd...

Planners OK Lawson’s Landing Study

After a two-year battle over a thick environmental report, the debate over the future of the popular Lawson’s Landing ocean-front resort in Dillon Beach, Calif., cleared a key procedural hurdle Monday (Jan. 28), according to the Marin Independent Journal, San Rafael,...

Cincinnati Campground Expanding

With the popularity of camping in general – and RV camping specifically – on the rise, the Hamilton County Park District in suburban Cincinnati, Ohio, is making plans to handle the growing number of enthusiasts. Work will begin in February on a $2.6 million campground...

Code Violations Bedevil Florida Resort

A solution for dozens of fire code violations in a De Bary, Fla., riverside marina-resort may be within reach, but not before city council members have a chance to discuss the situation in depth during a workshop slated for next month. After some discussion last week,...

Silver Palms RV Village Lots on Market

Silver Palms Village is a new RV resort going in at Okeechobee, Fla. Designed by Harvey Resorts, the new community will offer a private gated entry to a five-star, master-planned resort built on 90 acres in South Florida, according to a press release. Pre-construction...

Ex-manager Charged in Embezzlement

Edward Soike, a former park manager at the Jellystone Campground near Plymouth, Ind., has been charged with taking more than $116,000 from the park from 2005 through August of last year. Soike turned himself in to authorities Jan. 24 after a warrant was issued on the...