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Virginia to Tax Out-of-State Stored RVs

A bill aimed at taxing recreational vehicles and boats parked inside self-storage businesses has passed the Virginia General Assembly. Del. Ben Cline, R-Rockbridge County, said he sponsored the measure because many of the stored vehicles were not being taxed because...

Affinity's 'The Rally' Set for April 17-20

Thousands of RV enthusiasts plan on getting their kicks on Route 66 in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the nation’s largest RV rally – officially called “The Rally” – convening April 17-20 in Albuquerque, N.M. Visitors to Albuquerque’s Expo New...

Memorial Gazebo Moved to Texas RV Park

Continued vandalism has cost Sandidge Park in Bandera, Texas, its icon of 18 years – a lovely gazebo built by Lou and Shermalee Mack in memory of their slain daughter. After attempts to keep graffiti off the structure failed repeatedly, members of the Bandera County...

Maryland Park Owners Get ‘Shot in the Arm'

More than 40 people representing 14 campgrounds and four associate memberships attended the Maryland Association of Campgrounds (MAC) Spring Meeting Tuesday (Feb. 24) at Cherry Hill Park in College Park, Md. “It was a great meeting – just the shot in the arm that we...

Outdoor Industry Praises Obama Budget

The Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) praised President Obama’s focus on public lands in his FY 2010 budget. The president’s budget proposes to increase funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), the U.S. Forest Service and the Department of Interior,...

San Diego Park Captures Solar Power

Santee Lakes Recreation Preserve officials have found a way to obtain cheap electricity and provide shade for the recreational vehicles stored at the Santee park near San Diego, Calif. A solar-power system was built atop shade covers that were installed at the...

Illinois to Reopen Seven State Parks

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn announced Thursday (Feb. 26) the reopening of seven state parks closed last year by the Blagojevich administration due to the state’s budget crisis. The governor says reopening these seven state sites gives back dozens of recreational...

Virginia to Tax Out-of-State Stored RVs

A bill aimed at taxing recreational vehicles and boats parked inside self-storage businesses has passed the Virginia General Assembly. Del. Ben Cline, R-Rockbridge County, said he sponsored the measure because many of the stored vehicles were not being taxed because...

Illinois to Reopen Seven State Parks

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn announced Thursday (Feb. 26) the reopening of seven state parks closed last year by the Blagojevich administration due to the state’s budget crisis. The governor says reopening these seven state sites gives back dozens of recreational...

Memorial Gazebo Moved to Texas RV Park

Continued vandalism has cost Sandidge Park in Bandera, Texas, its icon of 18 years – a lovely gazebo built by Lou and Shermalee Mack in memory of their slain daughter. After attempts to keep graffiti off the structure failed repeatedly, members of the Bandera County...

Outdoor Industry Praises Obama Budget

The Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) praised President Obama’s focus on public lands in his FY 2010 budget. The president’s budget proposes to increase funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), the U.S. Forest Service and the Department of Interior,...