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New Jersey to Amend Park Model Regulations?

The state of New Jersey has reportedly agreed to back off residency rules that threatened to evict residents this fall at a Cape May County campground, according to The Press of Atlantic City.  About 60 residents of Carol Lynn Resorts in Woodbine met with state Sen....

Campgrounds Brace for Sturgis Bike Rally

Main Street in downtown Sturgis, S.D., already was filling up with motorcycles on Wednesday (July 29), in anticipation of the start of the 65th annual Sturgis bike rally. So are the area’s campgrounds, according to the Rapid City Journal.  The recession...

5 People Hit by Lightning at Quebec Campground

Five people were recovering Wednesday (July 29) after being injured by lightning during a thunderstorm Tuesday afternoon at a Quebec campground in La Conception, about 80 miles northwest of Montreal, according to canada.com.  Three of the victims were hurt when...

Writer: Raising Fees on RV Park Not the Answer

Editor’s Note: This analysis was written by Julian Gothard and distributed by examiner.com.    In response to the city of Los Angeles self-inflicted fiscal crisis, the L.A. Department of Beaches and Harbors recently announced that it is considering raising...

Tennessee RV Park in Center of Controversy

The Carter County Planning Commission in eastern Tennessee met briefly before visiting a couple of sites in Butler Tuesday afternoon (July 28), including the RV campground currently being built on the property of Cove Ridge Marina, which has been the center of an...

Storm Floods Northwest Indiana Campsites

The quirky weather of summer 2009 dealt a one-two punch Tuesday (July 28) that caused flooding and power outages and disrupted vacation campouts in a lakeside sliver of northeastern Porter County in northwest Indiana, according to the Gary Post Tribune.  “It was...

Actual Cuts to California State Parks–$39M

The LAist got its hands on some concrete information from California State Parks Director Ruth Coleman on the recently passed budget, and it’s pretty shocking, according to The Modern Hiker, a Southern california hiking blog written by Casey Shreiner.  According...

New Hampshire Parks Adding Yurts and Cabins

New Hampshire State Parks are offering more than tent or RV sites for camping options, according to the Associated Press.  As part of a $6 million capital improvement project, the park system recently added yurts and cabins to Pawtuckaway State Park and Milan Hill...

Beetle Work Closes Wyoming Campgrounds

The U.S. Forest Service’s Laramie (Wyo.) Ranger District is closing several campgrounds and picnic areas in the southeast portion of the state while crews clear out trees killed by bark beetles.  District Ranger Larry Sandoval Jr. says the beetle-killed trees...

Michigan Campground Serves Local Community Well

Gladstone Bay Campground in Gladstone, Mich., has been hopping with campers so far this summer, say campground officials. It’s not only a popular destination for tourists, but also for locals who regularly rent a campsite each summer. Friends William Brunette,...