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Big Crowd Attends Wisconsin Conference

One of the largest state campground association meetings of the year attracted 627 people – 450 of them representing 127 campgrounds – to the 45th annual Wisconsin Association of Campground Owners (WACO) Convention & Trade Show March 13-15 at the Holiday Inn...

Pennsylvania Upgrading Two State Parks

Two popular Pennsylvania state parks that date from the 1930s are upgrading their facilities for the 2008 camping season. Ten cabins recently were renovated with new flooring and new furniture and four new restrooms were completed to replace the old latrine system at...

Alberta Park Faces $1 Million Fix-Up

Significant improvements will be made to the Crawling Valley Campground near Bassano, Alberta, despite concerns that some longtime campers who use the area all season will be sent packing. Members of the Crawling Valley Recreation Society, which operates the...

Texas Campground Survives ‘07 Flood

The city-owned Vineyards Campground in Grapevine, Texas, was closed for more than three months last year after Lake Grapevine overflowed and flooded the place last July. The roads were covered in mud, the trees had debris in them, the landscaping was ruined and many...

Campground Flap Raises Rights' Issues

A lesbian couple attempting to create a gay-friendly camping space named Camp Lickalotta in rural North Carolina claim they were booted from the campground where they lived because of anti-gay discrimination. Nancy Leedy and Joan Beasley were evicted from Golden...