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Residents Divided On Campground Plan

A proposed renovation plan — that officials say would deter troublemakers from Lake Manawa — divided residents Tuesday night (Oct. 14) during a meeting in Council Bluffs, Iowa, the Omaha (Neb.) World Herald reported. About 80 people gathered at Bass Pro Shops to learn...

Iowa's DNR Winterizing Campgrounds

Iowa state parks will begin winterizing their facilities in mid-October, including shutting off water in the campground and closing shower houses, the Mitchell County Press News reported. Once the water is turned off, the campground dump station is also closed,...

Nebraska Town Gives Its OK To RV Park

The Kimball (Neb.) City Council gave their OK to plans to convert an old mobile home park into an RV park, the Western Nebraska Observer reported. The council changed the zoning of the site to a “traveler services district” commercial zone for the unnamed...

Oregon Campground Closed For Repairs

The campground at Harris Beach State Park near Brookings, Ore., is closed through Nov. 20 for projects to improve drainage and access, the Statesman Journal reported. The day-use area will remain open with the exception of a one- to two-day closure for road repairs...

Rec Area Adds Electric Charging Station

The Bay City State Recreation Area is now the first state park in Michigan equipped to give electric car drivers looking for a jolt a little extra juice, the Bay City Times reported. During a rainy ceremony on Tuesday, Oct. 14, the Bay City State Recreation Area,...

City OKs Controversial RV Park Proposal

The Brewton (Ala.) City Council finally approved a proposed RV park at the intersection of Foshee Road and U.S. Hwy. 31, the Brewton Standard reported. The property, which is owned by Jerry Kelley, has been the subject of much debate over the last several months. The...

Nebraska Sees Prime Fall Camping Time

While autumn is prime camping season in southern Nebraska, winter gets a little more tough. Louie and Diane Herrick, owners of the Lincoln Highway RV Park in North Platte, Neb., have the water and sewage pipes in the park wrapped so they don’t freeze, but above ground...

Rendezvous Back at Minn. Campground

The tents are pitched, the fires are built and Big Muddy River Rendezvous is back at the Prairie Island Campground in Winona, Minn., now through Sunday, the Winona Daily News reported. And so are the artisans, experts and other participants, eager to share their...

Spelunkers Batty For Mo. Campground

A few years ago Troy Atchison and other cave explorers from Branson, Mo., were floating on the Niangua River, and they liked what they saw. So, when the group got a chance to host the Missouri Valley Ozarks Region (MVOR) of the Speleological Society, a national...

Campers Evacuated, Allowed To Return

Campers in Elkmont, Tenn., who were evacuated from Great Smoky Mountains National Park because of rising waters, were allowed back inside later Tuesday (Oct. 14), television station WVLT reported. In all, 149 campsites at the Elkmont Campground had been evacuated...

Tree Blown Onto RV At N.C. Campground

Severe storms and heavy winds caused a huge tree to fall on top of an RV in Macon County, N.C.,, trapping two people, early Tuesday afternoon (Oct. 14), television station WLOS reported. Rescue crews had to use the jaws of life to open the door to get the retired...

Colo. Campground Changes For 55 Years

Back when Falcon Meadow RV Campground opened in 1959, just off U.S. 24 east of Colorado Springs, there was no touch of the city in rural, unincorporated Falcon, the Gazette reported. While the view of Pikes Peak from the campground hasn’t changed over its...