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Webinar Covers Reputation, Customers

RV dealers & RV park owners interested in learning more about how to proactively manage, protect and monetize their reputation may register now for RV Camping Connect’s free webinar, “12 Surefire Ways to Protect Your RV Camping Business Reputation.” On Jan. 15...

Campground Background Helped Mayor

Phillip Craighead, mayor of Lebanon, Tenn., has strong roots in the family campground, as revealed in a profile published in the Lebanon Democrat. “While dad served as pastor at the church, he partnered with another man and the built the KOA Campground in Lebanon....

Old Fla. RV Park May Become Hotel Site

A former RV park that was to be converted to a condo-hotel in the Florida Keys has been empty since the concept never caught on, but the site may become a boutique hotel, according to the Keys Reporter. The sun-bleached signs for the Playa Cristal in Key Largo show...

U.S. Forest Service Closes Campground

The U.S. Forest Service is converting a popular campground off Interstate 17 near Camp Verde to a day use area. The agency says that the Beaver Creek campground is in a flood zone and public safety necessitates the change, the Arizona Daily Sun reported. Wet Beaver...

MECOA Announces New Exec. Director

The Maine Campground Owners Association (MECOA) has promoted Administrative Manager Kathy Dyer to executive director of the association, replacing Rick Abare, who resigned in December. Dyer, who has worked as MECOA’s administrative manager for the past 12 years, was...

TACO Releases Texas Camping Guide

Texas is famous for its country musicians, including Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson and Tex Ritter. But some of the best known names in every genre of music were either born in Texas or lived there for long periods of time, including Scott Joplin, Roy Orbison, Janis...

RV/MH Hall Announces 2014 Inductees

The board of directors of the RV/MH Heritage Foundation (Foundation) has announced the names of those who will be inducted into the RV/MH Hall of Fame (Hall) in August as the Class of 2014. Foundation President Darryl Searer said, “Congratulations to the ten new...

Fla. 499-Site Park Gets County Approval

The Manatee (Fla.) County Commission Thursday (Jan. 9) unanimously approved a rezoning request and a general development plan for the McMullen Creek RV Park, the Bradenton Herald reported. The park near Bayshore and Palm View roads near Palmetto will provide sites for...

So. Cal. RV Park Announces New Owners

The Oaks at Sacred Rocks RV Park and Campground near San Diego is under the new management of The Magis Group Inc. according to a press release. Located an hour east of San Diego, The Oaks at Sacred Rocks RV Park and Campground is considered one of the best...

La. Parish Considers RV Zoning Change

Calcasieu Parish (La.) Police Jurors are considering a new proposal brought on by the increase of industrial projects headed to the lake area, TV station KPLC reported. “We noticed in 2013 that there was a pretty big rise of recreational vehicle parks that came...

Campground Benefits From Cold Weather

The annual collection of chunks of ice from a New Hampshire lake was able to start nearly a month earlier than previous years thanks to the recent cold snap, according to the UK Daily Mail. Crews armed with saws and picks collected the blocks on Thursday for a...

'Explore Pennsylvania' 2014 Now Available

The Pennsylvania RV & Camping Association (PRVCA) announced the release of the 2014 edition of Explore Pennsylvania. The official PRVCA membership directory and consumer magazine features 52 pages of RV and camping tips designed to give consumers the latest...