> SUBSCRIBE FOR FREE! 

News Archives




Record Number of Go RVing DVDs Distributed

Early into the 2008 retail show season, the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) reported that promoters have already requested a record number of Go RVing consumer DVDs with more than 120,000 slated to be distributed to consumers at upcoming events. “The...

Wyoming Eyes Camping Fee Hikes

Visitors to Wyoming’s state parks and historical sites could see fees double next year under a bill proposed by a legislative committee, according to The Associated Press. The bill also would impose an additional fee for campsites with amenities such as electrical...

Flash Flood Buries Calif. Campsites

For at least the next week, about the only campers at the Oceano Dunes North Beach Campground along the central California coast will be those with feathers and beaks. A flash flood at the dunes over the weekend buried campsites in water, delaying the reopening of the...

Woodall’s Names Top Parks in '08 Directory

Woodall Publications Corp. announced that 251 parks out of 8,000 campgrounds listed in its 2008 North American Campground Directory earned the highest and most coveted designation of 5W/5W. The possible Woodall’s ratings at an RV park and/or campground are 1W through...

Maine Campsite Reservation Action Hot

The Maine Bureau of Public Lands began accepting reservations Friday (Feb. 1) for campsites at 12 state parks for the 2008 season. Opening day is always the busiest and Friday was no exception, according to WCSH TV, Portland. By 2 in the afternoon, more than 2,000...

Weak U.S. Dollar Lures Canadians in RVs

Canadian retiree Penny Macdonald and husband Stew have spent winters in the United States for 25 years, but never before have vacations been such good value for “snowbirds” flocking to RV parks and campgrounds across America’s Sun Belt. Settled for...

Campers Rescued After Flash Flood

Four friends sleeping in tents in Bowen Ranch Hot Springs near Victor Valley, Calif., were swept away in a flash flood Sunday (Jan. 27), but rescue crews fished them out 6 miles downriver, according to The Sun, San Bernadino. The four hiked into Bowen Ranch Saturday...

Former Owners Upset over Gay Campground

While Mary and Larry Oney, former owners of Freedom Valley Campgrounds near Fitchville, Ohio, are upset with the news that the business they built up is turning into an all-male facility that will cater to gays, the new owners said they just want the chance to run a...