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Rain? Campground Expects Big Crowds

It’s been a summer of ups and downs when it comes to weather, television station KAAL in Austin, Minn., reported. “Even though we had a slow start with the rain and a little bit of wind we have had an amazing, phenomenal year, said Tammy Westrich at the...

Campground Plans 22nd Charity Auction

Labor Day Weekend, Aug. 29-Sept. 1, is the 22nd Annual Lei-Ti Charity Auction to be held at Lei Ti Campgrounds in Batavia, N.Y., The Daily News reported. This year’s auction will benefit The Genesee Veterans Support Network. In 21 years, the campground has...

AAA: More Plan To Travel For Labor Day

More people will get away this Labor Day weekend than have in the past six years, with 34.7 million Americans expected to take to the road and skies, according to a forecast released from auto club AAA, USA Today reported. The number of Americans projected to travel...

Mont. Campground Season Ends Sept. 2

The West End Campground at Montana’s Fort Peck Reservoir will close for the season on Sept. 2, the Billings Gazette reported. The reservation season for the Downstream Campground will close on Sept. 5. The Downstream Campground will remain open on a first-come,...

Would-Be RV Park Developers Out Of Luck

The Crookston (Minn.) City Council decided not to reimburse the would-be developers of an RV park who spent money to change the plans several times before the city finally denied the development, the Crookston Times reported. The debate over whether or not to...

Care-A-Vanners Headed to Knoxville, Iowa

RV’s will soon be rolling into Marion County, Iowa. Habitat For Humanity will host the RV Care-A-Vanners program next month, radio stations KNIA and KRLS reported. Volunteers traveling around the country in RVs help local Habitat offices build homes. Executive...

Mont. Campground Reopens After Wildfire

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) near Butte, Mont., reopened its Log Gulch Campground on Holter Lake Monday (Aug, 25) after the recreation site was closed last week due to a nearby wildfire, television station KTVH reported. The Log Gulch Fire, which burned about...

CalARVC's Fall Getaway Has Eight Experts

Members of the California Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (CalARVC) can join fellow park operators Sept. 23 in Plymouth, Calif., to connect with eight different experts covering a wide variety of topics. These industry experts will bring timely insights on...

Ill. Seeks Concessionaire For Camp Store

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is looking for a concessionaire to operate the camp store located in Mississippi Palisades State Park for the 2015 season and beyond. The camp store offers prepackaged food, beverages, camping supplies, ice, and...

Indiana State Parks Trying Sept. Discounts

A new offer from Indiana Department of Natural Resources State Parks and Reservoirs makes weeknight camping more affordable during September. Those who book a new campsite reservation for one or more weeknights (Sundays through Wednesdays) during the month will...

Discovery RV Rally Lands At Wyo. RV Park

Gillette, Wyo., will be the temporary home for about 65 recreational vehicles for the Discovery Owners Association Inc.’s national rally. The rally  runs through Saturday (Aug. 30) at the Reata RV park at Cam-plex. John Baker, president of the association, said he...

New Kansas State Park Campground Open

Years of hope ended in a hushed hello. Sand Hills State Park, northeast of Hutchinson, Kan., opened its campground this week, the Hutchinson News reported. The “soft opening” was slated for Monday (Aug. 25), but the secret was out and two eager campers arrived Sunday...