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RV Park to Be Part of City's Gateway Project

A Carbondale, Colo.,  steering committee has unveiled the Gateway River Park site plan, an ambitious, $3.5 million, 15-year project to enhance the entryway into Carbondale. The plan was presented to the board of trustees on Tuesday (Dec. 18), and is headed for another...

Award-Winning Park Caters to 'Winter Texans'

Bentsen Palm Village RV Resort in Mission, Texas, earned top marks for its customer service, many activities and operations last month. The National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC) awarded the resort located near Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park...

Public Fights Cost-Cutting Effort for Va. Parks

The park advisory commission for Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park is asking the National Park Service to call a time-out on merging with the much-larger Shenandoah National Park. Gay Vietzke, deputy director of the park service’s Northeast...

Gasoline Prices Sink to Lowest Level in a Year

Retail gasoline prices have fallen to the lowest level in a year as refineries restored production and stockpiles rose to an eight-month high. The Chicago Tribune reported that regular gasoline dropped 9.5 cents, or 2.8% from a week earlier, to $3.254 a gallon Monday,...

Retail Sales of Towable RVs Up 8.2% in October

The retail sales of towable RVs in October rose 8.2% ahead of October 2011, Statistical Surveys Inc. (SSI) has reported. The October performance put retail sales through the first 10 months of the year ahead of the 2011 pace by 8.5%. Travel trailer and fifth-wheel...

Results of Landmark Wildlife Survey Released

Wildlife-related outdoor recreation increased dramatically from 2006 to 2011. The national details are shown in the final report of the 2011 National Survey of Fishing, Hunting, and Wildlife-Associated Recreation released today by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service....

Ocean Lakes Touts Latest Industry Honors

Ocean Lakes Family Campground, in Myrtle Beach, S.C., has received two more honors for customer satisfaction. The campground received an “A” grade from the fifth annual GuestRated satisfaction survey of independent parks and a “Silver Award”...

Group Seeks 'No Shooting Zone' Around Parks

A conservation group is calling on state and federal officials to create no-shooting zones around Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks to reduce the killing of wolves, KLIX Radio, Twin Falls, Idaho, reported. WildEarth Guardians and other conservation groups...

Winnebago Revenue, Income Soar During Q1

Heightened demand and improved margins resulted in significant first-quarter gains for Winnebago Industries Inc., including a 46.8% increase in sales. Revenues for the 14-week first quarter ended Dec. 1 were $193.6 million, an increase of 46.8% versus $131.8 million...

Drought Update: Winter Storms Hit the Nation

Summary: Over the last seven days, much of the eastern United States has received some precipitation, with the greatest amounts at the end of the period over portions of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Georgia, where up to 3 inches of rain was recorded. Portions...