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Bear Breaks Into RVs, Camping Stopped

The dry summer and increased human activity in the PR Springs, Willow Canyon camping area of the Book Cliffs near Vernal, Utah, has attracted black bears to the vicinity, the Sun Advocate reported. Officials with the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (UDWR) issued a...

Campground Rebounding After Tornado

Village Green Family Campground in Brimfield, Mass., is seeing steady growth three years since a tornado caused severe damage and claimed one life in June, 2011, television station WGGB reported. “You couldn’t even walk down these roads,” 38-year veteran summer camper...

Report: Winter Texan Numbers Dropping

For decades, the Rio Grande Valley has been a winter refuge for graying guests to kick back, relax and sip margaritas under the sun. But the heydays for retired short-term residents, dubbed Winter Texans, are gone, according to a recent report from the University of...

Campground Takes Fight Back To Court

Cory Axelson and Goodhue County, Minn., are headed back to the Minnesota Court of Appeals for the second time in three years, the Post-Bulletin of Rochester reported. Axelson, owner of the 300-acre Hidden Valley Campground near Red Wing, filed paperwork July 11 with...

CalARVC: Get Trees Checked In Drought

Last month, California Association of RV Parks And Campgrounds (CalARVC) member Santa Margarita Lake Kampgrounds of America (KOA) became the headline for a local news station, CalARVC said today (Aug. 13) in its weekly newsletter. As CalARVC said, thank goodness the...

PRVCA Marks 15 Years Since Founding

The Pennsylvania Recreation Vehicle And Camping Association’s (PRVCA) August board meeting also served as a celebration as they commemorated 15 years as an independent association, according to an announcement from the group. Previously, PRVCA had been a sister...

Site Adds Views Of Yellowstone, Tetons

Campgroundviews.com members bring Yellowstone National Park- and Grand Teton National Park-area campgrounds and RV parks to life with the release of 121 videos of the camping locations in Wyoming and Montana, according to an announcement from the site. The social...

FAA Cautious On Campground Tree Issue

The environment would not take a significant hit under a proposal to free up the Wiscasset (Maine) Municipal Airport’s airspace, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has determined, the Wiscasset Newspaper reported. However, the Aug. 7 letter signed by Richard...

Walmart Camping Bugs RV Park Owner

One or two campers can usually be seen taking up post at Walmart parking lots in Rapid City when the summer tourism season is in full swing. But the lots morph into whistle-stops during the first week of August every year as nearly 500,000 people make the annual...

Several Bear Sightings Shut Campground

A campground and recreation site north of Squamish, British Columbia, remains closed due to the presence of bears in the area, Global News reported. Anderson Beach Recreation Site has been closed since Aug. 2. A grizzly bear and a black bear sow with two cubs have...

Council, Pa. Campground Resolve Dispute

The Harmony, Pa., borough council voted to withdraw a citation against Indian Brave Campground, ending a dispute over repairs the campground’s owner is making to a pedestrian bridge, the Cranberry Eagle reported.  Campground owner Laura Ebbert said she received...

Tenn. Park Opens Improved Campground

Henry Horton State Park in Tennessee recently held a grand reopening for the RV campground with state and local officials, the Lebanon Democrat reported. The renovated campground opened Aug. 1. Upgrades include wider and longer campsites, new pavement, new water and...