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Campground Owner Dismayed by New 9% Tax

Bob Bradley, owner of Blake’s Brook Campground in Epsom, N.H., pointed to a small piece of land with un-mowed grass, wet from the recent stretch of rainy days.  The plot wasn’t one of the 50 campsites at Bradley’s outdoor vacation spot, but he...

Insurer Provides Timely Campground Advice

Editor’s Note: This advisory was provided courtesy of Lucas Hartford, president of Evergreen Insurance.  The Fourth of July weekend is upon us and hopefully there will be a lot of people camping! With 35 years of providing insurance, the staff of Evergreen knows...

900 Pages of Paperwork Created In Oregon Case

A seasonal campground at Hyatt Lake in Oregon has been illegally converted into a year-round, high-density recreational vehicle park, a Greensprings neighborhood group charged during a Jackson County public hearing Monday (June 29).  “It has morphed into what I...

SNAFU Halts Canadian Campground Expansion

The government in Canada’s Northwest Territories has been ordered to stop construction of a third loop at the Reid Lake campground after the federal government found out the work was being done without a land use permit, according to the Northern News Services....

ARVC Sees Slight Business Uptick This Season

The economy is affecting the traditional family vacation, and more people are find fun in the quintessential summer activity: camping.  A giant Welsh rabbit, exotic birds and family contests are on the agenda at Mendota Hills Campground in Amboy, Ill., a popular site...

New RV Park Planned for Central Washington

Orchardist Dean Taplett is seeking approval for a 37-space RV park near Wenatchee, Wash., in the center of the state.  The application for the Lincoln Rock RV Park – Taplett’s second attempt in three years to develop the former orchard – will go...

Delaware Camping Season 'Going to Look Good'

Phones were ringing off the hook last week at the Holly Lake Camp Sites near Long Neck, Del.  That’s just one small indicator that the state’s RV camping market is on the rebound after being hit hard by high gas prices the last few years, which kept many...

Coleman Partners With Mak-A-Dream Camp

The Coleman Co. Inc. is announcing support for a cause to ensure more opportunities are provided for youngsters with cancer to enjoy life-changing experiences outdoors.  About 8,600 kids age 14 and under will be diagnosed this year with the disease. Many will hear...

New Jellystone Franchisee Embraces 'Staycation'

Amid an economic recession, many Americans are expected to take more locally based vacations this summer, which is good news for a newly remodeled Austin, Minn., RV park, according to the Austin Herald.  Beaver Trails Park in Austin became a national Yogi Bear’s...

Nothing Amiss in Mounties Campground Search

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) have folded up their tent and left the Hidden Valley Campground near Kingston, New Brunswick, saying they found nothing after a week of searching.  Sgt. Steve Gourdeau put out a press release late Friday (June 26), according to...