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Rising Waters Threaten Bristol Speedway Campers

Watch today’s Featured Video from tricities.com that pertains to the following story about a flood watch in Tennessee. EMS crews are ready for possible flash flooding in Blountville, Tenn. That is where campers are setting up shop around Bristol Motor Speedway...

Seller Questions 2005 Sale, Sues Attorney

The former owner of three campgrounds in Maine’s Hancock County has filed a lawsuit against the Bangor law firm and the lawyers who represented her in the sale of those campgrounds in 2005, claiming $6.7 million in damages, the Bangor Daily News reported....

Camper Recovering from Harrowing Incident

The young Massachusetts girl who was injured when a tree fell on her family’s tent during a storm about 10 days ago is doing well after having emergency surgery at Maine Medical Center (MMC) in Portland last week, Foster’s Daily Democrat reported. Emily...

Surles Plans Major Oklahoma RV Resort

Firekeepers’ RV Resorts Ltd. has announced to the city of McLoud, Okla., its intentions of building a first-class RV resort on property it owns in that city, located just east of Oklahoma City in the center of the state. The new resort is to be located a mile...

Vitkuns Speak at Maryland Campaign Meeting

Yogi Bear Jellystone Park Camp-Resort franchisees Ron and Vicki Vitkun were among business owners who  complained of overregulation and overtaxation Tuesday while chatting with Republican Robert L. Ehrlich, who is trying to regain the Maryland governorship this year,...

Trio Injured in Colorado Tent Collapse

A tent that collapsed about 5 p.m. Monday (Aug. 16) injured three people at the Carter Knolls Campground in northern Colorado, The Coloradoan, Fort Collins, reported. One of the tent’s poles struck a man in the leg, partially amputating his leg, said Roylene Sterkel...

Pinnacle Park Homes Debuts 3 New Floorplans

Pinnacle Park Homes Inc. reports a 74% increase in park model and cabin sales with the introduction of three new floorplans designed for campground owners. “Each of these new floorplans is attractively priced and is geared toward allowing campground owners to...

Virtual Expo Adds to Sponsorship List

The Virtual Outdoor Hospitality Expo, scheduled for Nov. 1-3 on the Internet, continues to sign on new sponsors and exhibitors. What follows is a current list of exhibitors who have registered to date, according to a release from Show Producer Art Lieberman: SPONSORS...

Storm-Ravaged Campground Remains Closed

Despite an intensive cleanup effort following last week’s storm, the Corps of Engineers has closed Cottonwood Campground below Gavins Point Dam near Yankton, S.D., for the remainder of the 2010 recreation season. The closure is forced by the extensive tree and...

Final Report in on Fatal Bear Attack

Watch today’s Featured Video for KULR-TV’s broadcast on the following story. The final report on last month’s deadly bear attack isn’t providing clear answers as to why it happened, KULR-TV, Billings, Mont., reported. Nearly three weeks have...

Wisconsin's Hi-Pines Campground Has New Owner

When the 2010 camping season began, Mark Weber of Turning Point Investments took over management of the Hi-Pines Campground, located  just north of Eagle River, Wis. The Business Bank of Appleton & S & L Management Inc. turned the keys over to Turning Point...