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Survey: Fuel Costs Not Major Factor Anymore

RV owners will be on the road in a big way this spring and summer to enjoy time outdoors with family and friends, according to a new survey. The latest Campfire Canvass survey of RV owners, conducted by the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA), reveals that...

TACO's Spring Meetings Underway in Kerrville

The Texas Association of Campground Owners (TACO) launched its Spring Meeting Sunday (April 28) with a legislative update that highlighted the association’s efforts to protect park operators from arbitrary utility fees and unfair taxation, while strengthening their...

North Dakota RV Park Under New Management

Bakken Real Estate Partners, a real estate investment firm focused on investing in the greater Williston Basin Area of North Dakota, has announced the successful acquisition and redevelopment of the Lincoln RV Park. Located on Highway 85 near city centers such as...

Nebraska Park Offers New Campers Challenge

Click here to watch a video on the following story, courtesy of KOLN-TV, Lincoln, Neb. Lisa Guerra has only been camping once, and the stigma of her experience has lasted more than 15 years. “On our honeymoon, we decided to go camping,” said Guerra. “We were...

Moser: Not A 'Speck of Truth' in Morgan Story

Robert Moser, CEO of Morgan RV Resorts, has replied to a story in the Saratoga Springs, N.Y., Saratogian which was subsequently posted on the RVBusiness website. The story also was posted on the Woodall’s Campground Management website. “I typically do not...

GreenFLEX Park Models Get TRA Certification

Salem, Ore.-based GreenFLEX, builders of insulated concrete park models, has achieved “Certified Green” by TRA Certification. According to a press release, GreenFLEX is now labeling its park models with the Certified Green insignia and have reached the...

LSI's Parks Announce Mother's Day Activities

Families across the country will celebrate Mother’s Day weekend by taking mom camping at Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts, which are planning fun, family activities as well as spa-like events to give mom the pampering she deserves, according to a news release....

Report: Thor, Winnebago Outperform Industry

Editor’s Note: Robert W. Baird & Co. issued a client newsletter after last week’s release by the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) of its March wholesale RV shipments report. Portions of the Baird newsletter follow. March RV shipments up...

No Concessioners in Some Idaho U.S. Forests

Responding to strong public opinion against the idea, the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests in north-central Idaho are leaning away from a proposal to farm out campground management along the Lochsa River to concessionaires, the Ravalli Republic, Hamilton, Mont.,...

California's Brutal Wildfire Season Starts Early

Federal officials plan to announce today (April 29) the start to the annual fire season on federal lands in California. Today’s declaration will not result in fire restrictions, but rather, “It means we’re manned up for the fire season,” with extra firefighters and...

Gettysburg Resort to Commemorate 1863 Epic

Gettysburg Battlefield Resort in Gettysburg, Pa., has many events planned leading up to the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg and throughout the summer, including the 22nd North Carolina Infantry Regiment (an organization of Civil War Living Historians and...

Got Canada Geese Problem? Try Goosinator

Editor’s Note: The following story is from the Wisconsin State Journal. For more information on this new invention, visit www.goosinator.com. Russ Hefty grabbed the 3-pound orange predator by its foam scruff, checked to make sure there was juice and that its...