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RV Park to Host 'AshKicker' For Charity

The climbing wall, ropes and trails are nearly complete. And Ashton, the friendly but intense Sasquatch, has cleared his schedule to make an appearance for a good cause, the Longview (Wash.) Daily News reported. On May 14, the Toutle River RV Park in southwest...

KOA's Lodging Up 90% Over Easter Weekend

The latest Easter Weekend in 68 years, coupled with rough weather in several parts of North America, led to mixed camping results during the holiday weekend, according to Kampgrounds of America Inc. (KOA) But KOA Lodge camping was a sure bright spot, with an increase...

Volunteers to Run County's Primitive Campground

Volunteers will operate Lake Leland campground near Quilcene, Wash., this summer, reopening the county-owned facility for the first time since budget cuts forced its closure at the end of the 2009 season, the Peninsula Daily News, Port Angeles, has reported. “We are...

RV Park Developer Accepts $2.46M Settlement

Gary Long Jr., will accept the $2.46 million offer from the city of Kennewick, Wash., to settle the Columbia Park Golf Course lawsuit, The Bellingham Herald reported. Long announced Monday (April 25)  the city’s first and only offer that came during negotiations...

Canadian Parks Reaching Out to New Campers

Millions of Canadians living in urban jungles haven’t camped. Many are newcomers to Canada, whose childhood in rural Pakistan or big-city China most certainly didn’t include woodland hikes or canoe trips. Ontario Parks and Parks Canada are trying to change...

Modern Marketing: QR Codes Burst onto the Scene

A close relative to the ubiquitous UPC bar code, best known as the black and white bars scanned at almost every checkout counter in the U.S., QR codes are bursting onto the scene. These 2-D bar codes had their genesis in Japan in 1994 and were created by Toyota...

Strong Winds Shake Up Little Rock RV Park

Visitors spending the night at the Downtown Riverside RV Park on Locust Street in North Little Rock, Ark., got a rude awakening today (April 25). Strong winds blew through the park  just before 9:30 a.m., toppling a tree and leaving a trail of debris and destruction...

Storm Damage Delays Oregon Campgrounds Opening

Spring’s technically here, but outdoor lovers eager to visit their favorite campground in Oregon’s Middle Fork Ranger District may have to hold off until at least Memorial Day weekend, the Eugene Register-Guard reported. Violent windstorms in March knocked down...

Floodwaters Rout Campers in Branson RV Park

Rising water on Lake Taneycomo in Branson, Mo., forced the evacuations of 15 people who live along the edge of the lake, Branson spokesman Jerry Adams said today (April 25), the Springfield, Mo., News-Leader reported. “All of the RV campers in the city’s RV park also...