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Citizens Group Chides N.Y. Gov. on Cuts

The Adirondack Council’s executive director, Brian Houseal, appeared Thursday (Nov. 18) before the New York State Assembly’s Committee on Environmental Conservation about the impacts of Gov. Paterson’s cuts to the environmental budget, which includes state-owned...

Judge Hears Case on RV Park Referendum

Superior Court Presiding Judge Robert Brutinel heard arguments Thursday (Nov. 18) on whether to uphold Chino Valley, Ariz.’s decision to reject a referendum on a proposed recreational vehicle park, and will rule by early next week, the Prescott Daily Courier...

Threatened Suit Kills RV Park Purchase Offer

The developer who planned to buy a Manitoba campground has backed out, CTV.ca reported. Carrington Homes had conditionally agreed earlier this year to purchase the Oasis Beach & Campground in the RM of Springfield. But, the developer has now pulled out of the deal...

Park Owner Volunteers at Bahamas' AIDS Camp

When most people go to the Bahamas, they go there on vacation. Not David Rowley. He went there to work. Two weeks before Memorial Day weekend, Rowley left the family campground business for a seven-day humanitarian mission to Nassau with 22 other volunteers, most of...

Ocean Lakes Featured in FUNWORLD Magazine

Ocean Lakes Family Campground in Myrtle Beach, S.C., was featured in the November/December issue of FUNWORLD, the official magazine of the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions. The magazine spotlighted the campground’s successful iCare...

Nominate Your Fire Dept. for a $5,000 Grant

Leavitt Recreation & Hospitality Insurance and Fireman’s Fund are again teaming up to grant $5,000 to one very deserving fire department. To nominate a fire department or search and rescue unit, click here. All nominations must be received by Dec. 24....

Adventure Bound Expanding Camping Imprint

When Horton’s Campground near Truro, Mass., went on the market a year and a half ago, the authorities at Cape Cod National Seashore shuddered to think what would happen if a developer snapped up the 39-acre property, located off South Highland Road and sandwiched...

Snowbirds Flocking to Florida Parks Once Again

Retirees Sharon and Richard Lee have been snowbirds staying at Bulow Plantation RV Resort in Flagler Beach, Fla., from near Utica in central New York for the past six years. “When I retired, I told my husband I did not want to see snow ever again,” Sharon...

City Upgrades Small RV Park's Electrical Service

Starting on Nov. 29, the Pittsburg, Kan., Parks and Recreation Department will close its recreational vehicle park, located at 20th and the U.S. 69 bypass for almost a month, The Morning Sun reported. The reason is to upgrade the current electrical service, according...

Texas Seasonal Park Model Plan Rejected

West Orange, Texas, city council members took citizen concerns to heart and unanimously voted Nov. 15 against allowing a permit to be issued for an RV park populated with park model units in a local neighborhood, The Orange Leader reported. According to attorney Lance...

Fire Destroys Motorhome at Tombstone Park

A motorhome was destroyed after it caught fire Wednesday afternoon at the Tombstone Hills RV Park, the Sierra Vista, Ariz., Herald reported. The fire was first reported at 3:30 p.m., Tombstone Marshal Billy Cloud said. According to Cloud, the owner of the 1978...