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Forecast: RV Shipments to Grow 11.7% in ’13

Wholesale RV shipments are expected to reach 319,300 units by the end of 2013, a gain of 11.7% above the 2012 total of 285,800, according to a new projection by RV industry analyst Richard Curtin in the Fall 2013 issue of RV Roadsigns. According to an article in the...

12-inch Rainfall Overwhelmed W. Texas Park

Guadalupe Mountains National Park Superintendent Dennis A. Vásquez announced today (Sept. 12) that most of the park has been closed, until further notice, due to heavy rains and flooding. The closures affect the following areas of the park: McKittrick Canyon, Frijole...

Flash Flooding Threatens Colorado Campers

Campgrounds at Rocky Mountain National Park remain open but managers are warning visitors to stay out of the east side of the park because of fears of flash flooding, the Denver Post reported. Heavy rains in the park, especially on the east section, have prompted the...

Oct. 31 Deadline for RV/MH Hall Nominations

With the Oct. 31 deadline fast approaching, the RV/MH Hall of Fame Selection Committee has issued a call for nominations for the Class of 2014. RV/MH Hall of Fame Chairman Barry Cole noted, “If you know of anyone who you believe deserves to be nominated for induction...

Heavy Rains Expected for Parched U.S. West

Weather Summary: Several fronts moved across the central and eastern contiguous U.S. during the past week, bringing generally under an inch of rain to the Great Lakes and the Northeast. Heavy rain (2 inches or greater) fell across much of the Gulf Coast region,...

Buyers Check Out 'Smaller' Units at RV Show

Bigger isn’t necessarily better in the world of recreational vehicles. Richard and Karen Bowser of Pittsburgh spent a better part of the day Wednesday (Sept. 11) walking around the grounds of America’s Largest RV Show at the Giant Center in Hershey, Pa. They weren’t...

Grand Teton NP Claims 4th Victim This Week

Two people died on impact when an RV7 aircraft made a crash landing near North Spring Gulch Road inside the boundaries of the Grand Teton National Park around noon Wednesday (Sept. 11). This brings the total number of deaths in the last five days at the park to four....

Behind the Scenes at HGTV's 'RV 2014' Show

Editor’s Note: The following story was published in the Patriot-News, Harrisburg, Pa., and provides a behind-the-scenes look at filming the ever-popular preview of new RVs broadcast the first of each year by HGTV. It doesn’t matter if it’s a mansion...

J. Jarvis: 'We Muddled Through the Summer'

Editor’s Note: The following story was published by the Hungry Horse News, Flathead, Mont. National Park Service (NPS) Director Jonathan Jarvis sits on a picnic table outside the Lake McDonald Lodge on a near perfect afternoon last week. Behind him, a building...

VIDEO – Preview Workamper 'Discovery Days'

Today’s video is courtesy of Workamper News. 150 “dreamers” and experienced Workampers will be meeting for Workamper Discovery Days at the Shadow Hills RV Resort in Indio, Calif., Nov. 1-4 to build and develop their Workamping knowledge and skills....

Arrangements Pending for Victim of Shooting

The Wilks Funeral Home in Chubbuck, Idaho, is handling arrangements for Ella Marie Tucker, 3, who died on Saturday (Sept. 7) from a self-inflicted gunshot wound while camping in Yellowstone National Park, the Idaho State Journal, Pocatello, reported. Ella Marie was...