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Campground To Fill Lodging Void At Pa. Park

Jim Backes, chairman of the Anthracite Outdoor Adventure Area (AOAA) Authority, said Earthday Campground will help meet one of the greatest needs created by the multi-township outdoor park, the News Item of Shamokin, Pa., reported. “The biggest opportunity is in...

County Continues Paying For Park Upgrades

Benton County, Wash., will help the Port of Benton pay for a few more years of capital projects at Crow Butte Park near Paterson, the Tri-City Herald reported. County commissioners recently agreed to invest $50,000 in the park this year and $25,000 each year in 2015...

Neighbors Fight Campground Music Festival

Neighbors of Ken’s Woods Campground are circulating a petition to stop a three-day summer music festival planned for August in Lehman Township, Pa., the Pocono Record reported. James Judge of Lehman is planning the event under the name Bushkill Stage. Judge, 30,...

Symbol Of California Drought Once Again Wet

There’s plenty of blue water, camping and updated facilities ready for use at Black Butte Lake, the Red Bluff (Calif.) Daily News reported. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District recreation park near Orland now has 85,000 acre-feet of water — seven...

Campground Closed For Pine Beetle Spraying

Dowdy Lake Campground in the Red Feather Lakes area northwest of Fort Collins, Colo., is closed through Friday as the U.S. Forest Service sprays trees in six campgrounds to protect them from the spread of mountain pine beetles, The Coloradoan reported. The closure...

Frontdesk Anywhere Touts New Partnership

An after hours event co-sponsored by Frontdesk Anywhere and PriceMatch  May 6 at San Francisco Union Square’s Swig establishment for San Francisco Bay Area Travel Massive members highlighted the recent announcement of the strategic partnership between the two...

CalARVC Promotes Campground "Bases"

Summer food, wine and music festivals are already under way across many areas of California, many of which are located close to campgrounds that can serve as “base camps” for these activities. So are rodeos and harvest festivals, for that matter. And as one might...

TNARVC, Southeast Publications Partner Up

The Tennessee Association of RV Parks & Campgrounds (TNARVC) announced a new strategic partnership for 2015 with Southeast Publications, the largest provider of guest guides for RV properties in the U.S. and Canada, according to an announcement from Southeast...

Red Rover Camping Marks Year With TACO

Red Rover’s two “top dogs,” Ben Carr and Robert Bouse, enjoyed the hospitality at the recent Texas Association of Campground Owners (TACO) convention in Kerrville, Texas. The conference provided an opportunity for TACO members to learn more about the...

Judge Rules Against Nat'l Forest Daily Fees

Opponents of day-use fees in national forests chalked up another victory with a federal court ruling in the long-running battle over the recreation charges, the Los Angeles Times reported. U.S. District Court Judge Terry Hatter Jr. sided with four hikers who contended...

Landslide Fears Shut Down Black Hills Sites

For public safety, an area closure order has been issued for the Cook Lake Recreational Area and surrounding area by Black Hills National Forest Supervisor Craig Bobzien, radio station KOTA reported. Cook Lake is located northeast of Sundance in the Wyoming portion of...

NF Campgrounds Have New Concessionaire

Three of eight campgrounds in the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest in Oregon opened over the weekend with a new concessionaire and a first-ever reservation system in place, the Mail Tribune of Medford reported. Rogue Recreation Inc. founder Dick Goodboe has sold...