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Cloudland Canyon State Park Opens 10 Yurts

One of Georgia’s most beautiful state parks has joined the new trend for “glamping” – or glamour-camping. Cloudland Canyon State Park on Lookout Mountain near Trenton, Ga., now offers 10 yurts for guests wanting to stay overnight in the park, according to a news...

Collared Wolf Hunting Under New Scrutiny

The shooting of collared gray wolves from Yellowstone National Park is prompting Montana wildlife commissioners to consider new restrictions against killing the predators in areas near the park. Wolf trapping in Montana kicks off Dec. 15. It’s the state’s...

Hospital Buys ELS Property in Washington

Snoqualmie Valley Hospital’s board voted Dec. 6 for an early closing agreement with Equity Lifestyle Properties Inc. (ELS) for the former Leisure Time campground site on Snoqualmie Ridge, the Snoqualmie Valley Record, Snoqualmie, Wash., reported Effective Dec....

Park Owner Turns Cabooses into Cabins

A campground in Greene County offers cabins, tents, and RV sites, and, also, a piece of America’s past, WCAV-TV, Charlottesville, Va., reported. Husband and wife Gary and Jan Schneider have been running Heavenly Acres Campground near Stanardsville (north of...

'Great' Fall Meeting for Maryland Association

Woodall’s Campground Management encourages all state executives to submit reports on association activities to WCM. We will report them on a timely basis. The Maryland Association of Campgrounds (MAC) convened its fall meeting on Dec. 6 at Cherry Hill Park in...

Suit Seeks Halt to Work on Power Line Project

A coalition of environmental groups has asked a federal District Court judge in Washington, D.C., to stop work on the Susquehanna-Roseland power line project within 20 miles of the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area and to prevent the National Park Service...

49th Annual PCOA Convention 'One of Best Ever'

The 2012 Pennsylvania Campground Owners Association Convention will go down in the history books as one of the best ever. “There was an excitement in the air. The facility was perfect, the seminars were awesome, everyone had a great time and the networking was...

Missouri's Camping Guide Earns National Award

Missouri’s Camping guide is getting national attention. The Missouri RV & Camping Guide, produced by Crowley, Texas-based Texas Advertising, has won the “Park Directory of the Year Award” from the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC) in the...

Winter Approaches; Drought Continues in Plains

Recap: An intense storm moved inland from the Pacific Ocean this week, bringing widespread heavy precipitation to central and northern California, the Pacific Northwest, the northern Intermountain West and parts of the northwestern Rockies. Totals of 1 to 2 feet...