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S.C. Parks Closer To Being Self-Supporting

Amid record attendance and with revenues up $4 million over four years, South Carolina’s state parks are well on their way to paying their own way for the first time in the eight decades since the first park opened. For the fiscal year that ended in June, the 47 parks...

USDA Fights Backpackers Spreading Pests

In a special marketing campaign, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA-APHIS) is advising those who are planning to hike or camp this Labor Day to remember a few simple actions to help stop the spread of 15...

Winners Named for N.P. Latino Expedition

The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America’s national parks, Tuesday (Aug. 26) announced the eight individuals selected for the 2014 @American_Latino Expedition. In its second year, this Expedition engages diverse audiences and inspires...

RVers Give Reasons For Buying Resort Site

Property owners Dick and Judy Schuman shared their reasons for buying a lot and building a custom coach cottage on The Ridge at Mountain Falls Luxury Motorcoach Resort in Lake Toxaway, N.C., where reservations and buyer interest is at an all time high, according o a...

Fall Looks Good For Mich. Campgrounds

Although the summer is winding down, many campgrounds are gearing up for a busy fall season, especially as the recreation vehicle industry continues to grow. According to the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association’s (RVIA) 2013 Industry Profile, released in...

CalARVC's Site Lists Labor Day Openings

Camp-California.com has identified campgrounds across California that still have vacancy for Labor Day weekend. “Many campgrounds have interesting on-site activities, including barbecues and special events for children. But you can also use campgrounds as base camps...

Pirates Cove Plans Ice Bucket Challenge

Pirates Coves Fun Zone in Burleson, Texas, an attraction added onto a campground, is taking part in the ice bucket challenge this Sunday (Aug. 31) and hopes to raise at least $5,000 to benefit the ALS Association, which researches Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also...

NCA Planning 25th Great Escape With VCA

This year, the Northeast Campground Association’s 25th Great Escape will be Sept. 9-11 at Lone Pine Campsites in Vermont, and hosted by the Vermont Campground Association, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary. Since 1990, each September a different state...

Jury Awards $4m-plus In 'Member' Case

After a two week trial, a San Bernardino (Calif.) Superior Court jury reached a unanimous fraud verdict for intentional misrepresentation, concealment, and negligent misrepresentation and awarded $3.585 million in damages and $750,000 in punitive damages to 2,500...

RVIA: Shipments Up 9.4% YTD Through July

Shipments to retailers of all RVs continued their unrelenting gains in July this year with totals reaching 27,977 units, a 6.7% increase over the same month last year, the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) announced. This was the 31st consecutive month...

Red Tide Worries Hit Fla. RV Park, Tourism

Parked in paradise, some campers to the southwest Florida area are concerned about red tide, television station KZVN reported. “We just came to use our new RV and brought our puppy down,” said Donna Graham of Venice Fla. Graham and her husband are camped...

'Bama To Get New RV Park — Temporarily

Tuscaloosa, Ala., landowner Benton Chambliss got permission Monday night (Aug. 25) from the city’s zoning board to use his 11.18-acre tract off Hargrove Road for a recreational vehicle park. Chambliss’ plans for a 101-space park still require review by the city’s...