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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....

Honesdale/Pocono KOA Helps Cancer Camps

Runners and walkers will have a new event Saturday, May 4 that will ultimately benefit children battling cancer across North America. The Honesdale/Pocono KOA Campground at 50 Countryside Lane in Honesdale, Pa., is hosting its first 5K Race/1Mile Walk to benefit KOA...

Winnebago Giving a Facelift to Rally Grounds

Winnebago Industries Inc. is renovating the company’s Rally Grounds Activity Complex. The Winnebago Industries Rally Grounds Activity Complex, located adjacent to the company’s Forest City, Iowa, headquarters and main manufacturing complex is undergoing a series of...

RVIA: Shipments Up 11% During First Quarter

March shipments of all RVs were reported at 28,923 units, a gain of 2.8% over this month one year earlier, the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) has reported. Shipments were 10.7% greater than last month and were the best March total in five years. First...

AGS Reveals Latest Decision in Industry Spat

AGS and its owner, Brian Schaeffer, report another preliminary victory in their ongoing legal dispute with industry competitor Southeast Publications Inc. Schaeffer, CEO of Crowley, Texas-based AGS and Texas Advertising Inc., told Woodall’s Campground Management...

Parks Canada Adapts to Recreation Changes

Visitors to Canada’s national park could soon be zip lining through a forest or hang-gliding over a valley under new rules approved by Parks Canada, part of a cultural change in the way the federal agency manages some of the country’s most beloved...

Sun Communities Expanding RV/MH Footprint

Armed with $60 million in cash and $300 million in “additional liquidity,” Sun Communities Inc. is quickly expanding its footprint in the RV park and manufactured housing community industry. Gary Shiffman, Sun’s chairman and CEO, briefly touched on the company’s...

W. Va. Fire Tower Becoming Overnight Lodge

To call it a room with a view is an understatement as vast as the forested landscape that can be seen from it. The West Virginia state park system’s newest overnight accommodation was built to take in the most complete panorama possible of the Pocahontas County...

Four Florida Beaches Fail Water Quality Tests

Four parks in Florida’s Panhandle may have potentially hazardous bathing water, the Florida Department of Health in Okaloosa County stated this week. Garniers Park of Fort Walton Beach, Marler Park of Okaloosa Island, Henderson Beach of Destin and Rocky Bayou...

Chinese to Conduct a 10-Day RV Tour in May

Shanghai’s first recreational vehicle tour route will be launched in May as authorities plan to promote RV tourism by building campgrounds and putting together RV-friendly programs, the Shanghai Daily reported. The 10-day group tour includes use of a motor...

Jewell & Jarvis Celebrate National Park Week

Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell joined National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis and students from Stonewall Middle School at Prince William Forest Park near Triangle, Va., to celebrate National Park Week and highlight the importance of outdoor...

Morgan Resort Residents Own Cloudy Future

Robert Moser is struggling to stay out of financial and legal trouble in other states, and some residents of his Adirondack recreational vehicle campsite, Coldbrook Campsites in Gansevoort, N.Y., are worried they won’t have a home this summer, the Saratoga Springs...