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Delaware State Parks Push Weekday Camping

The Delaware Division of Parks and Recreation has announced SummerSun, a new campground program at state park campgrounds throughout Delaware. Campers who stay for a minimum of two weekday nights will receive coupons for a free two-hour boat rental at select state...

West Virginia Touts New State Park Campground

Long in the works, a campground at Little Beaver State Park just opened 30 of the planned 46 total campsites on July 1 in time for the Independence Day holiday weekend. The 30 campsites will be first-come first-served. The location is minutes off I-64 in Raleigh...

Thousands Try to Attend State Park Hearing

Editor’s Note: The firestorm created by a state park campground privatization plan for some of Florida’s state parks is apparent in the following story published by the Palm Harbor Patch. The account covers a meeting held Tuesday in Florida about plans to...

Northeast Economy Gives Camping a Lift

If the economic downturn has an upside, it’s outside. Rhode Island’s five state-run campgrounds have enjoyed a 10% increase in camping permits from last year, said Robert Paquette, the state Department of Environmental Management’s (DEM) chief of parks and recreation....

ARVC Reports Major Inroad with State Parks

Editor’s Note: Paul Bambei, president and CEO of the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC), issued the following information today (July 7) in an e-mail to ARVC members. As an unexpected, but welcomed outcome of ARVC’s non-member mail campaign...

Quick Work by KOA Staffers at Fire Scene

Quick work by attentive campground workers may have helped minimize fire damage at the KOA campground in Billings, Mont., on Wednesday (July 6). Billings firefighters responded at about 1:30 p.m. to find an RV with a motorcycle trailer attached engulfed in flames, the...

RVIA: RVs Sparkle in 4th of July Media Coverage

As a result of outreach by the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) and its agency Barton Gilanelli, RVs were a hot topic in local 4th of July holiday coverage around the country. Media reported that 5 million RVers would be on the road during the July 4th...

Ontario Campground Evolves Under New Managers

Santa has sent two new helpers to give his Whispering Pines Campground near Bracebridge, Ontario, a makeover this summer. Since taking over the campground’s management in May, Sarah and Kevin North-Harris have been busy renovating and revamping the site, which sits...

Las Vegas Motorcoach Park Rebranded LVM Resort

The Las Vegas Motorcoach Resort has been renamed the LVM Resort. “We are celebrating 10 years of impeccable service and excellence. To commemorate this milestone, we felt it was important to introduce a new look and a more modern name,” Tom Poteet, marketing committee...