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Carolina Parks Seek Membership Boost

The Carolinas Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (CARVC) launched a new membership campaign at its annual convention and expo March 9-11 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Concord, N.C. The campaign is designed to get existing association members more actively...

Luxury Motorhome Resort Marks Opening

Hearthside Grove developers plan a summer grand opening for the luxury RV resort near Petoskey, Mich. The resort caters to Class A motorcoach owners and offers five-star amenities and concierge service, according to a press release. This grand opening will mark the...

Report Seeks to Enhance RV Park Development

A report containing 15 recommendations to create, maintain and expand recreational vehicle park development in British Columbia has been presented to Tourism, Sport and the Arts Minister Stan Hagen. The report, titled Recommendations for Recreational Vehicle Park...

Rising Gas Costs Boost Camping at N.Y. Parks

Gasoline pump prices hit a new nationwide record this week, and that’s apparently good news for more than the oil companies, according to an Associated Press report. Camping reservations at state parks in New York are up nearly 16% over last year, Carol Ash,...

Arizona Campsite Arrests Blasted

A group of Arizona church leaders called on religious officials across the state Tuesday (April 15) to band together and stand up to what it said has been racial and religious persecution of the Latino community stemming from arrests made at a Prescott, Ariz.,...

British Columbia Agency Weighs Cabin Plan

A new tourist development is preparing to set up camp along the shores of Vernon Creek in Coldstream, British Columbia. The new owners of Dutch’s Campground have plans to develop the property between the campground and the Vernon and Coldstream boundary with cabins,...

Equity LifeStyle Reports Drop in 1Q Earnings

Equity LifeStyle Properties Inc., an owner and operator 312 RV parks and manufactured home communities in 28 states and British Columbia, said net income fell nearly 22% in the first quarter, a result that company CEO Thomas Heneghan called disappointing in a...

New Hampshire Campgrounds Filling Up

Ray Durbin, owner of Mill Brook RV Park in Kingston, N.H., has a few weeks left before opening his campground. But based on the number of guests who have locked in their reservations, he anticipates a good summer ahead. “I’d say it’s looking pretty...

Wi-Fi on Way to South Dakota State Parks

The four state-owned resorts in South Dakota’s Custer State Park will soon have wireless Internet, and parks officials are hoping to extend the increasingly popular Wi-Fi service to public campgrounds nearby. Other state parks are likely to follow in coming years, as...

Virginia Campground Plan Wins Approval

The Pittsylvania County (Va.) Board of Zoning Appeals voted 6-0 on April 8 to grant a special-use permit for Smith Mountain Campground, a proposed 20-site campground to be located 20 miles southeast of Roanoke, Va. The campground would go in on the former site of a...

Disney Campground Gets Facelift

An outdoor adventure that has been a favorite with Walt Disney World guests since 1971 is receiving some enhancements. As part of a resort-wide renovation project, on now, changes are coming or already in place across the 700 acres of Disney’s Fort Wilderness...

Planners Back Florida RV Resort Proposal

Over the objections of residents and conservationists, an upscale recreational vehicle and camping resort proposed for the Aripeka, Fla., area got the backing of the Planning and Zoning Commission on Monday (April 14). The 24.5-acre parcel is envisioned as a high-end...