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Writer Challenges 'DelDOT Study' for RV Park

Editor’s Note: The following letter to the editor appeared in the Cape Gazette, Lewes, Del., and was written by Dick Snyder of Lewes in opposition to the Love Creek Landing RV park proposed for the community. The long-awaited report from DelDOT’s consultant on...

VIDEO – CONY Again Backs Camp Good Days

Today’s video is courtesy of Camp Good Days and Special Times. Campground Owners of New York (CONY), a trade association of privately owned campgrounds in New York state, announced it is kicking off a second year of fundraising to benefit Camp Good Days and...

Kansas Caves Become Fallout Shelter for RVs

There are only 1,000 parking spaces available, so you may want to get in on this quick: A California developer is turning a vast area of underground caverns into a post-apocalyptic shelter. The Atchison, Kan., caves cover 45 acres and have room for 1,000 RVs;...

Escondido RV Resort to Open New Dog Park

Escondido RV Resort, a Sunland RV Resorts property in Escondido, Calif., will unveil its brand new, one-third-acre dog park on Saturday, June 29. To celebrate, Escondido RV Resort is throwing the “Dog Day of Summer Grand Opening Celebration” from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. This...

Update: 'Great American Backyard Campout'

Editor’s Note: The annual “Great American Backyard Campout” will be celebrated in backyards as well as parks across the U.S. this weekend. Here is how one state will mark the occasion. The Great American Backyard Campout, set for this weekend at...

Attorneys Bid $3.8M for Loveland RV Resort

The Loveland RV Resort, a Camp Colorado member, will have new ownership following the park’s $3.8 million auction this week, Camp Colorado reported in its current e-newsletter. The winning bidders are two Fort Collins attorneys, Erik Fisher and David L. Osborn. A...

By Whatever Name, These 'RVs' Are Popular!

Editor’s Note: The following story by Kristopher Bunker appears in the June issue of Woodall’s Campground Management. While park models retain their stronghold on the destination-camping market, some OEM destination trailers continue to make noise....

Colorado Parks Refute Fire Damage Reports

Click here to watch a video highlighting one of the parks in the Royal Gorge region. Recent visitors to the Royal Gorge Region haven’t been put off by last week’s fire, which was brought under control in a few days. All campground and RV parks are open and unaffected,...

Drought Retains Western U.S. Strangleholds

Looking Ahead: The NWS WPC 5-Day (June 19-24) Quantitative Precipitation Forecast (QPF) is showing good prospects for a nice shot of unseasonably cooler weather across the Pacific Northwest, California and Nevada. The opposite holds true, though, for the southern...

ThermaCELL Lantern Repelling Mosquitoes

Consumers who are concerned with the threat of catching serious illnesses from mosquito bites and want DEET-free protection are finding satisfaction with options such as ThermaCELL lanterns and appliances so they do not have to worry about topical chemicals, reports...

200 Catch Norovirus at Wyoming Natl. Parks

The National Park Service and businesses serving park visitors are taking precautions to limit the spread of gastrointestinal illness in Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks. The precautions include more cleaning and disinfection of public areas, such as stores,...

Entries in Great KOA Giveaway Top 3 Million

More than 3 million total entries have been received thus far for the “2013 Great KOA Giveaway Contest.” The contest is sponsored by Kampgrounds of America Inc. (KOA) and Keystone RV Co. One lucky entrant will win a new Keystone Cougar RV and a decade of...