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Canadian RV Park Expansions Gets Nod

Plans for a major expansion of Seal Bay RV Park and Campground on Vancouver Island in British Columbia have won the unanimous support of rural directors on Comox Valley Regional District, according to Canada.com. One reason for the growth in demand is that some older...

CalARVC Takes Bold Stand on Formaldehyde

The California Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (CalARVC) is taking a bold pro-environmental stand with regard to formaldehyde in holding tank treatments by asking three of the nation’s leading distributors of aftermarket parts and accessories, Camping World...

Town Looks to Lease Corps Land for RV Park

The Lincoln County (Ga.) Board of Commissioners gave Chairman Wade Johnson approval to pursue leasing the 138-acre Cherokee Day Use Area from the United States Army Corps of Engineers for 10 years for development purposes, according to The Lincoln Journal, Lincolnton,...

Split Decision in Ohio RV Park Zoning Issue

An RV park should be allowed in one section of Marietta, Ohio, but not another, according to a recommendation Wednesday (April 15) by the city’s planning commission. During the 90-minute meeting, planning commission members unanimously voted against recommending...

New Campground Proposed for Maryland

Visitors to Maryland’s Worcester County may soon have one more option when it comes to finding a place to stay. Representatives for a proposed campground met with planners to discuss the 296-lot facility and the adjoining recreation center in Snow Hill, according to...

ARVC: Tennessee Parks Report Improvements

The National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC) continued its state-by-state look at improvements in the nation’s privately owned RV parks and campgrounds with a look this week at the state of Tennessee. Among the investments were the following:...

Maine Brush Fire Claims 2 Campground RVs

Two RVs were destroyed Tuesday (April 14) at Wassamki Springs campground in Gorham, Maine, after a brush fire spread to the campers nearby, according to keepmecurrent.com, Scarborough, Maine. No one was injured in the fire, which started at about 1 p.m. after debris...

‘Good Buzz’ As ‘The Rally” Draws Near

RVers from across North America are converging on Albuquerque, N.M., this week for the 10th annual ”The Rally,” the nation’s largest gathering of RVs. At last count, there were 2,759 rigs registered for the event, according to Terry Thompson, vice president of sales...

Forecast: Gas to Peak at $2.30 This Summer

Despite the dismal economy, motorists may want to take to the road this summer. The federal government says gasoline prices are expected to stay relatively low, according to Associated Press. The Energy Information Administration (EIA) on Tuesday (April 14) projected...

Dakotas Flooding Hits KOA Campground

Flooding in North Dakota really kicked into gear this weekend as spring temperatures moved into the region, causing widespread snowmelt that has overwhelmed already swollen rivers and streams, according to KXMC-TV, Minot, N.D. Among the victims is the 49-site KOA...

Research Firm Profiles Campground Industry

Over 4,000 RV parks and campgrounds in the U.S. have combined annual revenue of about $2 billion, according to a study by First Research Inc. The study has these observations: Major companies include Kampgrounds of America (KOA) and Thousand Trails. Most RV parks and...

Massachusetts Parks Ready for 2009 Season

Campgrounds in the Boston area are preparing for an especially busy summer by adding more places to sleep, increasing recreational options and improving access in and around their facilities, according to the Boston Herald. “We’re doing a lot to add to our...