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VIDEO: Handling Guest Credit Card Data

In video 6 of the Campground Knowledge Network Series, RMS North America demystifies PCI and how it applies to campground owners and operators, and also explains how credit security applies to all RV park and campground operators who take credit cards, not just ones...

RVIA, Ad Agency Expand ‘Tailgate Tour’

The RV industry is rooted in stereotypes, with many people associating large motorhomes with retired couples driving across the country. While the industry was hit hard by the recession, wholesale shipments are expected to hit 350,000 RVs in 2014, marking five...

Busy Campground Closed For Upgrades

The campground at Francis State Beach was closed last week as California State Parks officials began a series of upgrades. The park, the highest grossing public campground on the Peninsula, could remain shuttered for up to six months, but state officials say it should...

Group Helps Bear-Proof Campgrounds

With federal protection, grizzly bears may be doing better in the greater Yellowstone area, but more is needed to make sure they’re out of the woods, the Bozeman (Mont.) Daily Chronicle reported. This summer, the Greater Yellowstone Coalition teamed with the U.S....

Dinosaur Nat'l Monument Fees Doubling

Fees to enter Dinosaur National Monument are proposed to double under a structure dictated by the National Park Service headquarters in Washington, D.C., National Parks Traveler reported. Park Service Director Jon Jarvis earlier this year directed his field staff to...

These RV Parks' Activities Make Them Big

The following column by Senior Editor Bob Ashley appeared in October’s issue of Woodall’s Campground Management. Lazy River at Granville in Granville, Ohio, is more than a campground. It’s also a family oriented activity center that includes dozens of...

U.S.F.S. Waiving Fees To Honor Veterans

The U.S. Forest Service will waive fees at most of its day-use recreation sites from Nov. 8-11 in honor of Veteran’s Day. The fee waiver is the last of four offered this year. The program is in cooperation with other federal land management agencies under the Federal...

LVM Resort Teams With Big Rigs Best Bets

LVM Resort, a Class A motor coach resort in Las Vegas, Nev., announced a new partnership with campground directory Big Rigs Best Bets. Subscribers to the publication will receive a 20% discount off the daily rate at the resort for up to 10 days at any site. “We are...

Corps Announces Okla. Winter Camping

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Tulsa (Okla.) District announced winter campground operations for Tenkiller Ferry Lake to take effect Dec. 1, the Tahlequah Daily Press reported. Designated campsites will provide electrical service and a potable water source centrally...

Groups Plan Fundraiser For Campground

Kayak Zak’s and Humboldt State University recreation students plan a “Benefit to Reopen Dry Lagoon Campground” event on Saturday (Nov. 1) at the Trinidad (Calif.) Town Hall, the Eureka Times-Standard reported. According to HSU student Maria Morales,...

Campground Closed Later Than Planned

Yavapai Campground in Arizona is unavailable for public use through noon tomorrow (Oct. 31), radio station KQNA reported. Prescott National Forest officials had closed the campground in the Granite Basin Recreation Area at noon Wednesday.  Officials say the closure,...

N.Y. Campgrounds Provide Fish Services

After a day on the Salmon River, fishermen can stop at campgrounds and shacks along New York State Highway 13 in Pulaski, N.Y., to have their catch fileted, smoked, or turned into steaks, North Country Public Radio reported. Reporter Julia Botero visited...