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Pa. Adding $200m To State Parks In Two Years

For some, the camping season has already begun. Tents and trailers must be dusted off and many have already visited state parks and campgrounds across Pennsylvania, the Lewistown Sentinel reported. “The new season ahead is an exciting one for visitors to our...

Flooding Closes Campground In North Wyo.

Rising water from the Tongue River in northern Wyoming flooded the Connor Battlefield Campground in Ranchester, the Casper Star-Tribune reported. Barring possible heavy rainfall this weekend, the flow from the river should lessen today (May 30). The campground will be...

Campground Chili Cook-Off Entries Dwindling

A can of beans, a pound of beef, a can of tomato juice, all the peppers one can find, one onion and a competitive spirit are some of the ingredients for a successful chili competition. Over the years, the Sea Pirate Campground has held an annual chili cook-off at its...

Holiday Weekend Up 15% For Utah State Parks

Utah’s state parks saw more than 113,500 visitors statewide over Memorial Day weekend, an increase of more than 15% from 2013, television station KCSG reported. Utah State Parks Director Fred Hayes attributed the increase to new park improvements, including new cabins...

Campers Flock To Sioux Falls, S.D., For RibFest

Thousands of people are expected in Sioux Falls, S.D., this weekend for the 17th annual RibFest, television staton KELO reported. Some of them are camping adjacent to the event at the W.H. Lyon Fairgrounds. With RibFest kicked off, everyone is looking forward to...

Florida State Park Will Double Campground Size

A popular spot for locals and other tourists, Gamble Rogers Memorial State Recreation Area at Flagler Beach is doubling its number of campground sites, the St. Augustine Record reported. Florida announced Wednesday (May 28) that the park will construct another 34...

Colorado Campgrounds Still Closed For Snow

There are still large amounts of snow remaining in the high country limiting access to some recreation opportunities, rangers in the Eagle-Holy Cross district near Minturn, Colo., told the Vail Daily Enterprise. Trails, camping areas and roads are melting out slower...

Report: Travel Up 15%, Online Bookings Soaring

Adobe is about to release its “Travel 2014 Report” and gave Yahoo Travel an exclusive sneak peek at the inside scoop on how and where the world is traveling this summer. So what’s in store? Travelers will be spending in droves: The Adobe Digital Index (ADI) predicts...

Texas RV Center Opens KOA & New Dealership

The Sanger/Denton North Kampgrounds of America (KOA) Campground and McClain’s Longhorn RV in Sanger, Texas, held a formal grand opening May 17, according to a written announcement from KOA. There was a ribbon-cutting ceremony with officials from the City of Sanger and...

Va. Campground Adds Major Mini-Golf Course

Officials inaugurated a new championship mini-golf course at Small Country Campground in Louisa, Va., this week, according to a written announcement from the campground. Louisa County supervisors and the chamber of commerce will perform a ribbon-cutting ceremony on...

Indiana Campground Denied Zoning Approval

The Brown County (Ind.) Board of Zoning Appeals unanimously denied the request for a campground near Bean Blossom, the Brown County Democrat reported. During their May 28 meeting, BZA members took less than 30 minutes to reach a consensus on the request filed by...