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Camping Connect Webinar to Cover Direct Mail

RV business owners interested in using direct mail to reach current and prospective customers may register for RV Camping Connect’s free webinar, “11 Best Practices for Using Direct Mail to Grow Your Business and Increase Profits.” According to a press release, the...

Good Season for Parks Along Mississippi River

The slow economy and spiking gas prices apparently prompted some campers to park their RVs and pitch their tents closer to home this season. Although a long winter and cold, wet spring started the season off slowly, it’s ending with  campgrounds and parks located...

NPS Reverses 'Anti-Christian' Stance in Ozarks

After receiving backlash for requesting permits for baptisms at a Missouri park, the National Park Service (NPS) is denying allegations of discrimination against Christians, according to the Christian Post. Mike Litterst, spokesman for the National Park Service,...

Ugandan Parks Adopting Cashless Pay System

The Independent, based in Kampala, reports that a new electronic cashless system has been introduced in Uganda to enable visitors to Uganda’s national parks to be able to make payments centrally, through a carefully monitored and controlled system. The payments are...

Idaho Fire Forces Four Campground Closures

A complex of fires burning in the Payette National Forest in central Idaho forced the closure of four campgrounds just in time for the holiday weekend. The Weiser Complex Fire has torched 25,000 acres and is 45% contained, Payette National Forest officials said Sunday...

Tulare County Tourism Abounds, Despite Fire

The economic crisis in Europe and raging wildfires to the north haven’t kept tourists from making California’s Tulare County a summer destination this year. Local hotel and shuttle operators are saying tourism held steady this year — and while it was a break...

Labor Day Around America's Campgrounds

Following is a roundup of Labor Day activities in campgrounds across the U.S. SOUTH DAKOTA A long holiday weekend brings a strong number of people to campgrounds across KELOLAND. For many, there’s nothing else they could imagine doing. “Labor Day weekend...

Early Season Close for 29 Nebraskan Facilities

Funding challenges have forced the Nebraska Game and Parks Board to temporarily close 24 state recreation areas (SRA) and five state historical parks (SHP), KLKN-TV, Lincoln, Neb., reported. The purpose of the closures is to redirect Game and Parks staff from the...

Judge OKs Power Line Across Water Gap Area

A federal judge has tossed a lawsuit aimed at preventing the start of construction of the Susquehanna-Roseland power line through the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, The Express Times, Easton, Pa., reported. U.S. District Court Judge Richard W. Roberts...