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CalARVC Lost Friend Claire Hodgin in July

Claire Hodgin, 81, died July 17. Her husband, Dave Hodgin was the California Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds’s (CalARVC, then CTPA) first president serving from 1974-1975.  He and wife, Claire, owned Holiday Inn Trav-L-Park in Scotts Valley, Calif.  They...

Farm-Turned-Campground Marks 50 Years

When Lone Oak Campsites celebrated its 50th anniversary this month, it was not just a time to party and enjoy one of the top campgrounds in Connecticut, HamletHub.com reported. It was also a time to recognize what can be accomplished with one man’s vision and a...

SSI: June's Towable RV Sales Grew By 7.3%

According to the latest towable RV retail registrations report from Statistical Surveys Inc. (SSI), towables continued their upward climb in June. Total retail sales in June were 7.3% ahead of sales in June, 2013. For the first half of the year, towable sales were up...

SSI: June Motorhome Retail Sales Rose 6.4%

June motorhome retail registrations grew by 6.4% in June compared to the same period a year earlier, and they’re up 12.9% for the year, according to a report by Statistical Surveys Inc. (SSI). Forest River Inc. had the top spot for the first six months of the...

Campground's Charity Concert Moves Ahead

A modified injunction allowing the Frost Ridge Campground in LeRoy N.Y., to temporarily continue to hold outdoor concerts was granted in New York Supreme Court Thursday (Aug. 21), the Daily News reported. Judge Robert Noonan’s decision was quickly handed down...

Texas Town Rolls Out Camping At New Park

Members of the Flower Mound (Texas) Town Council saw the design plans for Twin Coves Park on Monday (Aug. 18) and thought they looked nice. They just want to be careful that it’s not “too nice” and thus too expensive, TheLeader of Plano reported. The council...

Campground Is Battling Emerald Ash Borer

The emerald ash borer is destroying business for campground owners like Michael Miller, the Fort Erie, Ontario, Times reported. Miller, who owns Knight’s Hide-Away Park on Gorham Road, said “no help is available for anyone to save the trees” from the emerald ash...

Forestry Suppliers Introduces New Products

Forestry Suppliers announces new outdoor products from Garmin, Honda, RAM Mounts, and Sunsect Forestry Suppliers, a worldwide supplier and distributor of general-use and specialty products and equipment for natural resource professionals, recently announced several...

NCA Great Escape '14 Heading To Vermont

The Northeast Campground Association (NCA) Great Escape will be Sept. 9-10 at Lone Pine Campsites, in Colchester, Va. The Vermont Campground Association, which is celebrating its 50th Anniversary this year, is hosting the event. The NCA Great Escape itinerary includes...

Yesawich Closing Speaker At ARVC's OHCE

The National Association RV Parks & Campgrounds (ARVC) announced that Peter Yesawich, Vice Chairman of MMGY Global, will be the closing luncheon speaker at the group’s Outdoor Hospitality Conference & Expo (OHCE), which is Dec. 2-5 at the Rio All-Suites...

GoCampingAmerica.com Lists 10 Favorites

GoCampingAmerica.com, run by the National Association of RV Parks & Campgrounds (ARVC) and one of the largest privately owned campground online databases, recently listed 10 of its favorite campgrounds where you can pitch a tent, enjoy the outdoors, and still get...

Lance Camper Lists Top Kid-Area RV Parks

As part of its lifestyle outreach efforts, Lancaster, Calif.-based Lance Manufacturing Corp., makers of the Lance truck camper, toy Hhauler and travel trailer,  has suggested several kid-friendly destinations. “RVing is generally a kid-friendly endevour, but it...