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Signage Improved for Fatal Fall Sites in Ohio

With a busy holiday weekend ahead, Ohio state officials are planning safety improvements in the popular Hockings Hills region of southeastern Ohio after three people died recently in fatal falls from its high cliffs, the Toledo Blade reported. Signs warning hikers not...

Triple Digit Temps Expected in Plains States

Weather Summary: For several days in mid-May, corn planting and other Midwestern fieldwork accelerated in advance of a developing storm. Producers planted 43% of the U.S. corn crop during the week ending May 19, tying a weekly record set from May 4-10, 1992. However,...

Atheist: Georgia Gov. Endorses Hooliganism

The dispute between Georgia atheist Ed Buckner and Georga Gov. Nathan Deal continues to heat up. Buckner, chairman of the Atlanta Freethought Society’s (AFS) Activism Task Force and former president of American Atheists, had tried to get Bibles removed from...

RV Park Welcoming JUCO World Series Fans

The year-round Junction West RV Park in Grand Junction, Colo., is expanding its basic dog run to be a dog park complete with toys for dogs and benches for owners, owner Mari Garland told the Camp Colorado e-newsletter. “We will also develop and maintain a longer dog...

Dry Conditions Restrict California Rafting

Businesses in California’s Kern River Valley are being hit hard by Mother Nature, KERO-TV, Bakersfield, reported. Parts of the Kern River are still very low and that’s affecting everything from rafting companies to campgrounds in the Kern River Valley....

Alaska Campgrounds Open — Ice, Bugs & All

Alaska campgrounds are finally open for the season. “It’s been a late breakup, and if people are planning to bring their canoes and things out, they might have a hard time with all the ice,” said Park Ranger Drew McElvain, at the South Rolly...

Thieves Sabotaged Natl. Forest Campground

Thieves caused over $35,000 worth of damage to Plumas National Forest campgrounds at Lakes Davis and Frenchman north of Portola, Calif., by damaging facilities and removing copper pipes and brass fixtures. “Thankfully, the campgrounds were open before Memorial...

Camp-California Promoting Member RV Parks

Campgrounds, RV parks and resorts across California are offering a full slate of family activities and entertainment this summer, from pet costume contests and cardboard boat regattas to birding, wildflower and medicinal plant walks. “Camping isn’t just parking an RV...

Camping World Partners With Travel Channel

Outdoor retailer Camping World Inc. announced the company will be a presenting sponsor of Travel Channel’s new original series “Rock My RV with Bret Michaels.” The new original series is set to premiere on May 26 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. According to a press release, Camping...

AAA: 31M Drivers to Hit the Road for Holiday

It’s going to be another busy Memorial Day weekend on the nation’s highways. From Thursday through Monday, 31.2 million Americans will drive 50 miles or more to a beach, campground or other getaway, according to car lobbying group AAA. That’s a small increase from...

Third Fatal Fall from Cliffs in Ohio Park Land

As the Ohio Department of Natural Resources investigates the third fatal fall from a cliff in the Hocking Hills region since April, a park ranger outlined planned safety improvements. The department intends to update the current signs that warn hikers not to go off...