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Minnesota Shutdown Harms Tourism Business

As talks of the the Minnesota state government shutdown coming to a close continue, many citizens are waiting for things to get back to normal. Many summer leisurely activities, especially over the Fourth of July, were particularly interrupted simply because they were...

A Big Weekend for Camping World/Good Sam

This is a big weekend for Camping World because the Bowling Green, Ky.-based company is playing a major role in two national events on opposite coasts – the Rally running July 14-17 at the Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center in Redmond, Ore., and at the New...

New Hampshire Toughens Firewood Ban

New Hampshire is strengthening a ban on out-of-state firewood because of concern over non-native invasive insects, Boston.com reported. Two years ago, a joint state-federal regulation restricted firewood movement on state reservation lands and national forest lands...

New Yellowstone N.P. Entrance Proposed

Yellowstone National Park officials have proposed adding a second entrance near the Roosevelt Arch to help abate traffic congestion at the popular landmark. The historic stone archway at the parks northern entrance near Gardiner is a popular place for visitors to stop...

Broken Spoke Campground Announces Sturgis Acts

The Broken Spoke Saloon has announced the full 2011 concert line-up for the Broken Spoke Campground for their three stages during the legendary Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in Sturgis, S.D. Top national entertainment will feature the Little River Band (Aug. 7), .38...

'The Rally' Gets Underway in Redmond, Ore.

“The Rally,” the nation’s largest RV rally, officially got underway Thursday (July 14) in  Redmond, Ore. Early reports show 2,600 coaches/trailers on site at the Deschutes County Fairground in  Redmond and that things were going according to plan....

Minnesota Looks to End State Park Shutdown

Minnesota’s three top budget negotiators walked from the governor’s office Thursday (July 14) evening to announce a state budget deal frowning like their best friend just died. The Duluth Tribune reported that in a way, each had lost a political friend: Democratic...

New Mexico RV Park Girds for Floodwaters

Firefighters were filling sandbags at mid-week to keep potential floodwaters of the Rio Ruidoso away from the River Ranch RV Park in Ruidoso, N.M. Click here to watch a video, courtesy of KOB-TV, Albuquerque, N.M., about the flooding threat.

Flood Fear Forces Colorado Park Evacuations

Three campgrounds were evacuated in Colorado’s Weld County Wednesday night (July 13), after authorities discovered a damaged head gate on the peak-flowing St. Vrain River east of Longmont, the Denver Post reported. An inspector at the Last Chance Ditch found the...

Concessionaire Wins California Bid

CLM Services Corp. has been selected to operate and maintain over 40 campgrounds, group campgrounds, and overnight rental cabins in the Sequoia National Forest and Giant Sequoia National Monument in California, the Potterville Recorder reported. “The Sequoia National...