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Timid U.S. Lenders Stifle RV Park Development

As winter approaches, campsites quickly fill up at The Springs at Borrego RV Resort and Golf Course in eastern San Diego County, Calif. The 90-site low desert resort, located minutes from the scenic grandeur of Anza Borrego State Park, is a popular winter nesting...

Iowa State Parks Brace for 10% Budget Cuts

Iowa’s natural resources have not been spared in the state’s 10% across-the-board budget clear-cutting, and northwest Iowa environmental leaders wonder how deep the roots of economic damage may run. One of the largest expenditure cuts from the DNR falls in...

TengoInternet Expands Role in RV Park Industry

A major consolidation of the wireless Internet or Wi-Fi business has taken place this month with TengoInternet Inc. announcing that it has acquired NomadISP, its former Wi-Fi rival in the outdoor hospitality industry. The acquisition combines NomadISP’s 300 plus...

City May Allow Overnight RV Parking Along Beach

  Nine months after it was shelved in the face of public opposition, a plan to institute paid overnight RV parking at Easton’s Beach in Newport, R.I., may soon receive another hearing before the Newport Beach Commission. The city’s economic development office has...

Flooding Forces Evacuations at Alabama RV Park

Bill Hare finished decorating his recreational vehicle for Christmas on Wednesday night (Dec. 9), settling in for the holidays that he plans to spend at city-owned McFarland Park in Florence, Ala. Thursday afternoon, he was stowing the decorations and preparing to...

CRS Offers New Aquaglide Platinum Jungle Joe

Commercial Recreation Specialists (CRS) announced availability of the commercial-grade Aquaglide Platinum Jungle Joe, according to a news release from Ron Romens, president of CRS. “This type of floating jungle gym is a totally new concept for the water,” said Romens....

Judge Gives Keys Resort Residents Month to Leave

  A circuit court judge ruled Thursday (Dec. 10) that the Key Largo Ocean Resort RV park must shut down by Jan. 15, giving residents there about a month to find new homes. Judge Luis Garcia said he had toured the park at mile marker 94.8 in the Florida Keys two days...

ARVC Members Report Resilience, Optimism

By anyone’s standards, 2009 has been a tough year for the U.S. economy. But while most Americans have tightened their budgets in response to job losses, difficulties obtaining credit or simply because of economic uncertainties, campgrounds and RV parks have remained...

Florida RV Park Sewer Dispute Up to the Judge

Resolution in the sewer-fees case between the city of Marathon, Fla., and the Keys RV mobile home park will likely come from a judge, not a settlement between the two parties. That’s according to Marathon City Council members who say the city’s explored...