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Pot Legal in Some States, But Not in U.S. Parks

The U.S. Attorney’s office in Seattle on Wednesday (Dec. 5) issued a brief, grumpy and restrained warning on the day before Initiative 502 takes effect, making possession of small amounts of marijuana legal in Washington state, the Seattle Post Intelligencer reported....

Resort Owner Elected to Head Minn. Association

Dan Berg, owner of Lakecrest Resort, Detroit Lakes, Minn., has been named president of the Minnesota Resort & Campground Association for 2013. The announcement was made during the organization’s Annual Meeting Oct. 24 at the MRCA Fall Conference at Breezy Point...

8 CalARVC Parks Make GuestReviews' Top List

Of the 42 parks earning “A” grades this year in the fourth annual consumer satisfaction survey of campgrounds, RV parks and resorts announced on Nov. 30 during the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds’ (ARVC) annual Outdoor Hospitality Conference &...

Colorado's Fern Lake Fire Fight Cost Tops $3M

The Fern Lake Fire, which has gone through varying stages of smoldering and flaring up since it was first spotted back in October, has cost the National Park Service more than $3 million to combat and the bill continues to rise, National Parks Traveler reported. The...

ARVC Honors Best Parks in America Affiliates

Best Parks in America affiliates were well represented among parks winning awards and receiving recognition at the recent National Association of RV Parks & Campgrounds (ARVC) annual conference in Las Vegas. With two Park of the Year Honors, nine “A” GuestReviews...

RVIA: Rising Shipments/Optimism at RV Show

The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association’s (RVIA) 50th National RV Trade Show, held Nov. 27-29 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Ky., showcased 2013 product lines, as well as the upbeat outlook and spirit of innovation that has seen the...

City Eyes Gulf Coast State Park Takeover

With Shepard State Park in Gautier, Miss., on the list of closures, Gautier municipal leaders tabled until Dec. 18 consideration of a memorandum of understanding with the Mississippi Dept. of  Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks (MDWFP) that would both save the park for...

42 Parks Earn 'A' Grades in Guest Review Survey

Forty-two campgrounds, RV parks and resorts earned all around “A” grades in the fourth annual consumer satisfaction survey of campgrounds, RV parks and resorts. The top parks were announced Nov. 30 during the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds’ (ARVC)...

ARVC Hands Out Many Awards at Convention

The National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC) recognized the achievements of top private park operators, state associations and industry volunteers during its annual Outdoor Hospitality Conference and Expo last week in Las Vegas. Park of the Year awards...

Paul Bambei Announces New ARVC Benefits

The National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC) celebrated its annual Outdoor Hospitality Conference & Expo in Las Vegas last week, drawing more than 550 park operators and industry officials from across the country. The Nov. 28 to 30 conference, held...