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Campground Fills with Music Fest Campers

Camping spaces are already beginning to fill up in the resort community of Cavendish, Prince Edward Island, Canada, following the announcement of a July music festival, according to CBCNews.ca. Promoters expect more than 25,000 people will attend the July 10-12...

Sioux Falls to Limit City Campers’ Stay

The Sioux Falls, S.D., City Planning Commission on March 4 approved a new ordinance that will limit how long campers can remain on a single spot in three city campgrounds. City Planning commissioners passed the ordinance in a 6-1 vote, and the measure now moves to the...

Obama Comment Adds to Vegas Woes

President Barack Obama was not discouraging travel when he said last month that businesses receiving federal bailout money should not be taking junkets. “The president believes it’s important to have a strong tourism industry and that it’s important...

Michigan Eyes Voluntary Tax to Help Parks

Lawmakers in the Michigan House and Senate unveiled a bipartisan plan Thursday (March 12) to add a voluntary $10 charge to annual motor vehicle registration fees and dedicate the added revenue from that to maintenance and improvements at state and local parks, boat...

Park Shooter Dressed in ‘Joker’ Outfit

A soldier dressed and wearing face-paint like Batman villain The Joker was shot and killed Sunday (March 8) by police in Virginia’s Shenandoah National Park after he pointed a loaded shotgun at them after a chase, an FBI affidavit says, according to The...

New Report on Campground Industry

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “2009 U.S. RV Parks & Campgrounds Industry Report” report to its offering, according to a news release. The U.S RV Parks & Campgrounds Industry report, published annually, contains timely and...

Oregon Campground to Remain Closed?

A favorite state park of Oregonians and tourists appears to be shut down to camping, possibly for good. Although the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) is taking public comment on the situation at Oswald West State Park – one forced by falling trees that...

Monaco Ordered to Pay Resort Firm $1 Million

A judge has ordered Coburg, Ore.-based Monaco Coach Corp. to pay a former business partner $1 million after it failed to make a payment that came due in connection with a lawsuit settlement agreement, according to a report in the Register-Guard, Eugene. But with...

Florida Wildfire Closes Campground

Firefighters called on helicopters again Wednesday (March 11) to battle a wildfire that consumed more than 400 acres of wilderness and forced the U.S. Forest Service to evacuate Juniper Springs Campground in Florida’s Ocala National Forest, according to...

Oregon Campground to Remain Closed?

A favorite state park of Oregonians and tourists appears to be shut down to camping, possibly for good. Although the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) is taking public comment on the situation at Oswald West State Park – one forced by falling trees that...

Monaco Ordered to Pay Resort Firm $1 Million

A judge has ordered Coburg, Ore.-based Monaco Coach Corp. to pay a former business partner $1 million after it failed to make a payment that came due in connection with a lawsuit settlement agreement, according to a report in the Register-Guard, Eugene. But with...

Florida Wildfire Closes Campground

Firefighters called on helicopters again Wednesday (March 11) to battle a wildfire that consumed more than 400 acres of wilderness and forced the U.S. Forest Service to evacuate Juniper Springs Campground in Florida’s Ocala National Forest, according to...