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Town RV Park Opponents Hold Public Meeting

The Castle Park Preservation Group and others in opposition of the proposed RV park in Castle Park in Crookston, Minn., met Sunday evening (May 4) at the Golden Link Senior Center to discuss what their plan of action will be, the Crookston Times reported. The packed...

Glacier N.P. Campgrounds Opening For Season

Many of Glacier National Park’s campgrounds in Montana will be opening for the summer season in upcoming weeks, according to a written announcement from Glacier National Park. Currently, Apgar Campground, located on the west side of the park, is open with services...

Evanne Schmarder Joins Rollin' On TV Lineup

“Rollin’ On TV” (ROTV) announced that Evanne Schmarder will be hosting a new weekly segment called “RV Life.” Schmarder and her husband Ray have been full-time RVers for the past 14 years. Like so many RVers, they love to travel and love to eat, which led Schmarder to...

Jim Rogers: KOA Resort Redefining Camping

Sandy Rogers, wife of Jim Rogers, the CEO of Kampgrounds of America Inc. (KOA), perfectly summed up the unique quality of the Cape Hatteras KOA Resort as she pushed a button on the ground floor of the large clubhouse: “How many campgrounds have elevators?” Answer:...

Idaho National Forest Camping Costs Rising

The cost of camping or using pay-for-use recreation sites on the Idaho Panhandle National Forests will increase this season, generally $1 to $2 per use, the Spokesman-Review of Spokane, Wash., reported. Read on for specifics from the forest service: Due to increasing...

Cold Delays Minnesota Campground Opening

The Chippewa National Forest announced a delay in opening the Chippewa Loop campground, part of the Norway Beach Recreation Area complex near Cass Lake, Minn., the Brainerd Dispatch reported. The campground was originally scheduled to open May 9, but the date has been...

Evergreen Ending Campground Insurance Biz

After more than 20 years in the RV Park and Campground Industry, Evergreen USA Risk Retention Group Inc. (Evergreen USA) will cease writing new policies immediately and will cease renewing existing policies effective July 15, 2015, the company said in an announcement....

Smokies Firefly Viewing Schedule Announced

This year’s annual firefly viewing event in Great Smoky Mountains National Park is scheduled for June 4-11, the National Park Service told the Knoxville News Sentinel. Every year in late May and early June the spectacle of the synchronous fireflies at the Elkmont...

Biscayne N.P.: Free Camping, Bugs And Heat

Not a lot of people think of camping at Biscayne National Park in Florida during the summer months because of the heat and bugs. But if you do go, campsites on Boca Chita Key and Elliott Key will be free for the taking during the summer, National Parks Traveler...

RV Renters Discover Dead Man's Body Inside

A group of friends riding in a rented RV en route to the Kentucky Derby to celebrate a bachelor party this weekend made a gruesome discovery when they pulled over to investigate a foul odor, the U.K. Daily Mail reported. Anoka County Sheriff’s officials say the...

Idaho Campground, Other Sites Still Closed

A trio of popular Idaho forest destinations near Upper Priest Lake remain closed until further notice due to hazardous conditions, according to the U.S. Forest Service. Unstable trees and soil conditions continue to plague the Stagger Inn campground, the Roosevelt...

New Jersey Seeing More And More Campers

On summer Fridays, when beachgoers re-enact “Mad Max” southbound on the Garden State Parkway, Linda Dellett of Neptune drives west, heading away from the Shore to unwind for the weekend at a Blairstown campground, the Star-Ledger reported. The legal...