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Quebec Campground Use Rose 3.6% in 2010

Campground use in Quebec, Canada’s second most populous province, rose 3.6% in 2010 over 2009, Camping Quebec has reported. The report showed that occupancy for all types of campers combined totaled 74,012 in the summer season, up from 71,415 in 2009. This...

Supervisors OK RV Park for Virginia Lake Site

The Bedford County Board of Supervisors approved a special use permit Monday (Nov. 22) that allows Sweetwater RV Park to be developed at Smith Mountain Lake near Moneta, Va. The 10-acre campground is slated for a 64-acre parcel near the lake that is owned by Scott and...

Florida RV Park Drowning Victim Identified

Madison County, Fla., deputies have identified the woman who drowned at a Yogi Bear Jellystone Park last week, WTXL-TV, Tallahassee, reported. They say 69-year-old Faye Marie Randall was fishing with her son last Thursday when she slipped into the water and drowned....

Jellystone Parks Promote 'Yogi Bear' Movie

On Dec. 15, Jellystone Park at Rustic Creek Ranch in Texas, Yogi Bear and Boo Boo will be making TV appearances promoting Yogi Bear’s new movie, produced by Warner Bros Pictures, showing in theaters beginning Dec. 17. Jellystone Park at Rustic Creek Ranch, located in...

New Jellystone Park Franchisee Gets City Aid

Yogi Bear is coming to Pittsfield, Ill. Pine Lakes Resort will become a Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park franchise for camping season 2011, the Quincy Herald Whig reported. As part of the transformation, the park will add a swimming pool with clubhouse, restrooms,...

Legacy RV Resorts Awards Cruise to Workamper

Legacy RV Resorts has announced that Karen Bradley is the winner of its 2010 Workamper Appreciation Cruise, a  five-day Mexico cruise for two. The contest was sponsored by Friendswood, Texas-based Legacy RV Resorts, owner and operator of 14 resorts  stretching from...

RV Park Frustrated by Nearby Shooting Range

The Lake Conroe RV Park in east Texas is on the south side of Highway 105 and as much as a half-mile away from the Creekwood Shooting Sports outdoor range on the north side of the highway. But Thomas King says the volleys and echoes are still too close for him,...

Turner Developed Cape May's First Campground

John T. Turner Jr.,  a life long resident of New Jersey, developer of Cape May County’s first campground and one of the first board members of the National Campground Owners Association, predecessor to the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC), died...

Climbers Lobby to Keep Primitive Campground Open

Climbers who flock to central Oregon’s Smith Rock — even in the late fall and winter months — are asking the U.S. Forest Service and its new campground concessionaire to keep the popular Skull Hollow Campground open year-round, the Associated Press reported. Aud...