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NPCA Starts Campaign to Reopen Park System

Typically, in October, the National Park System has about 750,000 visits per day and visitors spend more than $30 million per day in local economies. Not this year. As of Oct. 1, the federal government has shut down indefinitely, a result of the budget impasse in...

Google Doodle Celebrates Closed Yosemite NP

The Internet search engine Google has a tendency to celebrate all sorts of iconic birthdays and anniversaries by altering its “Doodle,” the colorful image that greets visitors to the site’s home page — but it’s doubtful if any doodle has encountered a more unfortunate...

RV Show Offers Chance to Win a $25K Trailer

The 44th annual Fall RV Show & Bargain Expo will run Oct. 10-13 at the State Fair Park in Oklahoma City, Okla. The four-day show will be held in the Travel & Transportation Building and the Cox Pavilion. Hundreds of RVs will be exhibited at the show with some...

Blue Rhino Offers ARVC Members Discounts

The National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC) announced Monday (Sept. 30) it has launched a member benefit program with Winston-Salem, N.C.-based Blue Rhino that provides significant discounts on propane, barbecues and other outdoor accessories. “This is...

NPS Destinations to Be Shuttered, Barricaded

A midnight deadline to avert a shutdown passed Monday night (Sept. 30) and the National Park Service was preparing to put a “Closed” sign around America’s national treasures. As reported by Fox News, Congress missed its deadline to keep the government running, and the...

South Haven Park Joins Jellystone Network

South Haven Family Campground, South Haven, Mich., has announced that it will become the fifth Michigan campground to join the Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resort network. “We have wanted to join the Jellystone Park chain from the get-go,” said Susan Novotny, who...

Report Shows Americans’ Outdoor Activities

For the seventh year in a row, The Outdoor Foundation has produced the Outdoor Recreation Participation Report to provide a deeper understanding of American participation in outdoor activities with a focus on youth and diversity. This annual report helps explain the...