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Neighbors Fight RV Park in Md. Shopping Center

Attendance was high at Tuesday’s night’s (Nov. 27) Community Council meeting in Fallston, Md.,  where many residents showed up to protest the possibility of an RV park being developed off Route 1 near the new Aumar Village Shopping Center, the Baltimore...

Good Crowd at ARVC Conference in Las Vegas

A good crowd has assembled this week in Las Vegas to attend the Outdoor Hospitality Conference and Expo sponsored by the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC). Attendance so far is near 750, well above the 600 or so who attended the 2011 conference,...

Michigan ARVC Hires New Executive Director

Lori Tews has been appointed executive director of the Michigan Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (MichARVC). ”She’s got quite a bit of membership background,” MichARVC President Tim Wilcox, owner of Gateway Park Campground, Hillsdale, told...

Americans On Record Pace for Gas Purchases

The average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in the U.S. this year never reached the highs seen in 2008, when the all-time record of $4.114 was reached. The 2012 average never even climbed as high as it was last year, when it hit $3.965, according to the Energy...

Camper Finds Missing Ring in Grand Teton N.P

A Texas woman is rejoicing after a stranger returned a ring she lost nearly a year ago in Wyoming’s Grand Teton National Park. Toni Leigh Chandler said her faith in humanity was restored after she opened a package containing her Texas A&M University...

Forest Fire Continues in Colorado Mountains

More firefighters continue arriving at a wildfire burning in Rocky Mountain National Park as it approaches 1,500 acres, The Coloradoan reported. The Fern Lake Fire that started Oct. 9 has persisted with dry, windy weather and little snow. Wednesday’s (Nov. 28) weather...

Cyber Monday Sales Net 22K Empire Passports

N. Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced today (Nov. 28) that state park pass sales reached a record high during Empire Passport’s Cyber Monday promotion, Albany Watch reported. The state office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation sold 22,636 Empire Passports, a...

ARVC Conference Underway in Las Vegas

The 2012 Outdoor Hospitality Conference & Expo (OHCE) sponsored by the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC) formally kicks off today (Nov. 28) at the Rio All Suites Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nev. Billed as the premier event for the RV park...