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Woodbury: Elevators In A KOA Campground?

The following column is Chuck Woodbury’s in his latest newsletter from RVTravel.com. When is the last time you stayed in a campground with an elevator? Or one with “hotel-like suites?” My guess is never. Same here. So I must say, I was intrigued...

Wildfire Leads To Campground's Evacuation

A Gila National Forest official told the Associated Press that a 2,700-acre fire near Silver City, N.M., has grown rapidly and forced some evacuations. Forest spokeswoman Punky Moore said that structures are threatened, and some ranches, a campground and a lookout...

More Campgrounds Are Popping Up In China

Increasing numbers of Chinese are traveling wherever the road takes them. The website “What’s on Xiamen” reported that with growing demand for recreational vehicles in China and consumers’ shifting travel preferences, experts expect a surge in RV-related business in...

Group Pushing For More Wi-Fi In Calif. Parks

A California parks advocacy group is calling for the parks department to ensure wireless internet access in all state parks, radio station KPCC reported. The Parks Forward report was presented to John Jarvis, the head of the National Park Service (NPS), last week. For...

Utah RV Park, City Settle Stay-Length Dispute

After years of disagreement regarding the length of patron stays at an RV park at the north end of Springville, Utah, the city and East Bay RV LLC have come to an agreement, the Daily Herald reported. The deal will not only settle current litigation between the two...

Feds Won't Close At-Risk Wash. Campground

Gold Basin Campground is the largest in the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, able to hold more than 800 campers on grounds that include an amphitheater, playfield, salmon-fry viewing area and half-mile boardwalk. The campground is also at risk of a devastating...

Camping World/Good Sam Rally Will Return

Camping World, the nation’s largest RV and outdoor retailer, and its affiliated Good Sam, the world’s largest RV owner’s organization, announced that after taking 2014 off, they would resume their rally in 2015. The Camping World/Good Sam Rally will...

Council Considers Alberta RV Resort Request

The fate of a proposed 20-unit private campground on the shore of Gull Lake in Alberta is on hold, following a public hearing this week, the Lacombe Globe reported. The Lacombe County Council discussed, the rezoning of 26.5 acres of to recreation PR from agriculture...

Train-Caused Fire Burns RVs At Maine Resort

A freight train shooting sparks as it passed ignited a string of brush fires Thursday that covered more than three miles from Scarborough to Biddeford, destroying at least 10 seasonal trailers in Old Orchard Beach, Maine, and forcing the evacuation of scores of homes...

Wis. Campground, Community Honor Heroes

Heroes from all over the Midwest – members of the military, firefighters, police officers and emergency medical technicians – will converge May 17 on a Pardeeville area campground, and the public is invited to stop by and honor them. This will be the second Heroes...

Amusement Park To Open Campground Later

When Lake Compounce, the nation’s oldest amusement park and home to a celebrated wooden roller coaster, opens its gates Saturday (May 10), it’s clear that summer is drawing near, the Bristol (Conn.) Press reported. The park, a summertime staple since 1846, has some...

Rogers' Reasons RV Industry's In Good Shape

Kampgrounds of America Inc. (KOA) CEO and Chairman Jim Rogers talked to a gathering of hundreds of the top leaders in the North American RV industry today (May 8) at the RV Industry Power Breakfast in Elkhart, Ind. Rogers offered his list of “10 reasons you should buy...