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Oregon State Parks up Rates on RV Camping

Oregon’s prime camping season got underway Thursday, and continues through Oct. 1. As they do every year, state parks have raised their overnight tent camping rates by $4 for the season. But this year RV camping is a little pricier. Oregon Public radio reported that...

N.C. KOA Reopens After Lengthy Rebuilding

The Kampgground of America (KOA) facility in Cape Hatteras, N.C., invites tourists back to the island, almost three years after Hurricane Irene tore the area apart. WRAL TV reported that since that windy, wet day in 2011, Eric Kelch has been tasked with rebuilding the...

Sun Communities Reports FFO Gains for 1Q

Sun Communities Inc., a real estate investment trust (REIT) that owns and operates manufactured housing and recreational vehicle communities, today reported results for its first quarter, ended March 31. The company reported that Funds From Operations (FFO) excluding...

RVIA 'Town Hall Meeting' Handles Hot Topics

The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) will host a Town Hall Meeting that will focus on several timely topics immediately following the RV Industry Power Breakfast on May 8 at the Northern Indiana Event Center at the RV/MH Hall of Fame in Elkhart, Ind. The...

Mich. Touting Star Gazing at Two State Parks

Officials are working to get Dark Sky designation for two state parks and a state recreation area in Michigan’s northeastern Lower Peninsula, a move that supporters hope will help boost tourism in the area. As reported by the Associated Press, groups that...

Campground Closed Due To Lack Of Volunteer

The popular campground on the east side of Horsethief Reservoir will remain closed indefinitely, but camping on the west side of the reservoir opens Thursday, May 1, Idaho Fish and Game officials told The Bellingham Herald. The problem: no campground hosts have...

Flood Keeps Iowa Campground Closed For Now

The Miller-Riverview Park and Campground in Dubuque, Iowa, is currently closed due to flooding. The campground was set to open in mid-April, but flood waters have prevented the campground from opening, television station KWWL reported. Camping reservations for...

Vendor Reopening Community's Campground

With some hard work and good weather, the re-imagined and newly renovated Canal Bridge Campground will reopen for Memorial Day, May 23, after a two-season hiatus. The town-owned campground in Freyburg, N.H., was closed for the 2012 and 2013 seasons after the prior...

Canadian Camping, RV Groups Lobby Parliament

Representatives from the Recreation Vehicle Dealers Association (RVDA) of Canada and the Canadian Camping and RV Council (CCRVC) are on Parliament Hill today (May 1) to urge the federal government to address critical infrastructure needs for the industry. RVing and...

Yet Another Ohio Park Joins Jellystone Network

Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts announced the addition two parks within days of each other in Ohio, the home state of Leisure Systems Inc. (LSI), franchisor of the Jellystone system. Dogwood Valley Camping Resort is starting the 2014 camping season with...

May's Edition Of WCM Is Now Available Online

The May edition of Woodall’s Campground Management is now available online, either by clicking the cover to the right or clicking here. This month you’ll find a look at some of the many ways campgrounds and RV parks across North America raise money and...