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Looks Like Another Big Hershey Show

Organizers of the 42nd Annual Pennsylvania RV & Camping Show, America’s largest RV show, are looking for this year’s Hershey Show to give the RV industry – RV parks and campgrounds, manufacturers and their suppliers included – the kick it needs to continue digging...

Michigan Promotes Recreation Passport

Editor’s Note: The following story was published by Great Lakes Camper. The state of Michigan is betting the future of its state parks on the willingness of its residents to fork out $10 a year. The $10 will buy each resident a Recreation Passport, and the...

Moon Meadows Campground Remains Closed

Erie County, Pa., Department of Health inspectors did not grant Moon Meadows Owner Tom Peckham a license to operate his Greenfield Township campground during an inspection on Tuesday (Aug. 24), the Erie Times-News reported. Inspectors said Peckham needs to remove more...

CalARVC Regroups After Holding Tank Bill Veto

Much to the surprise of the California Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (CalARVC), California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger vetoed bill AB 1824, which would have banned the use of certain holding tank deodorants utilized in waste facilities and toilets on boats...

Camping Taken to a New Level

Click here to watch a video courtesy of KCCO-TV, Grand Junction, Colo., of the following story. Campgrounds are going hi–tech and high class, giving campers all the amenities they can find in a hotel stay. When you think of camping you probably imagine family and...

21 Campers Stranded When Bridge Collapses

A bridge on the northern end of Nova Scotia’s Cape Breton Island has collapsed, trapping 21 campers at Meat Cove Campground and residents of the tiny community of Meat Cove. Nova Scotia emergency officials were making arrangements Monday (Aug. 23) to evacuate...

Jailed Park Owner Hopes to Reopen Park Soon

An Erie County, Pa., Department of Health inspector is scheduled to visit the Greenfield Township campground today (Aug. 24) to determine if it meets state health regulations. “I have been in full compliance since Thursday,” Moon Meadows Owner Tom Peckham...

Iowa Campground Owner Feels Ignored

As his campground recovers from July’s historic flooding, Iowa campground owner Chip Smith wonders why his plight hasn’t received more attention. “The hardest thing about this whole situation is the lack of help from the state,” Smith told the...

Fire Threatens 6 California Campgrounds

A fire broke out on California’s central coast in San Luis Obispo County on Saturday (Aug. 21), forcing campground evacuations. The blaze broke out in the afternoon in Santa Margarita and has scorched around 1,500 acres so far, KABC-TV, Los Angeles, reported....

Ground Broken for New Alabama RV Resort

Construction began June 1 on the Lake Osprey RV Center Club of Elberta, Ala. The 188-lot resort is designed for high-end owners of Class A, Class C and fifth-wheel RVs, according to a news release. RVers will enjoy a complete “first class” golf resort...