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Campground Christmas Display Opens Wed.

Jackson County (Mo.) Parks Director Michele Newman talked with television station WDAF in Kansas City, Mo., about Christmas in the Park which opens Wednesday (Nov. 26) and runs through Dec. 31. It’s open from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 5:30 p.m....

Snow Storms Forced Campground's Closure

Recent snowstorms have forced the closure of Sugar Creek campground, located on the southeast quarter of Ochoco National Forest, on Forest Road 58 near Paulina, Ore., radio station KBNW reported. The campground is typically kept open late in the year to accommodate...

BLM: Vandals Damaged Idaho Campground

Last week’s unseasonably cold arctic blast caused trouble for the U.S. Bureau of Land Management when vandalism occurred at the Pink House Recreation Site along the Clearwater River near Orofino, Idaho, on Highway 12, Boise Weekly reported. According to a BLM...

Pickleball's Now Spreading Beyond RV Parks

What started as a niche sport largely played in RV parks, is spreading throughout America and one resident is hoping Carlsbad, Calif., will jump on the bandwagon, The Coast News reported. Alex Hamner has been playing pickleball for five years and has won four gold...

Report: Future Good For Canadian RV Parks

Over the past five years, the campgrounds and RV parks industry in Canada has sustained strong growth, according to a written announcement from IBIS World. Industry enterprises have historically operated RV parks and campgrounds that accommodate campers and provide...

Arizona Campgrounds Close For The Winter

The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests Black Mesa Ranger District in Arizona announced that all campgrounds managed by Thousand Trails Management Services Inc. are closed for the season, the White Mountain Independent reported. The Woods Canyon Lake store is also...

Fire Planned At Grand Canyon Campground

With the onset of winter weather, National Park Service and U.S. Forest Service fire managers, working together as the North Zone Interagency Fire Management Program, are transitioning from large-scale broadcast burning operations to smaller-sized slash pile burning...

Pelland Clients Get CONY Marketing Awards

Two Pelland Advertising clients took top marketing awards at the 51st Annual Campground Owners of New York (CONY) Exposition for the Outdoor Hospitality Industry, held at the Turning Stone Resort in Verona, N.Y. According to an announcement from Pelland Advertising,...

Ind. RV Resort Reopens Santa Land of Lights

The sixth annual Santa Claus Land of Lights Family Christmas Light Adventure opens for the season on Thanksgiving night, Nov. 27. Located inside Lake Rudolph Campground & RV Resort near Santa Claus, Ind., this custom drive-through outdoor light show tells the...

N.M. RV Park Gets Environmental Approval

After a 19-month wait, an Aztec business owner is set to receive permission to open an RV park seven miles northeast of Aztec, N.M., the Daily Times of Farmington reported. On Tuesday (Nov. 18), New Mexico’s secretary of the environment, Sean Flynn, approved a...

Aussies Grow Their RV And Camping Sectors

Australian RV production statistics released by the Caravan Industry Association of Australia have revealed recovery and growth in the Australian RV sector, the Queensland Times reported. New RV production data for September show a year-over-year growth of 9.8%...

Campground Christmas Celebrates 10 Years

The Devon, Alberta, annual Christmas in the Park event is set for Nov. 29 at the Devon Lions Campground, the Devon Dispatch reported. But this isn’t just another year for the event, as Christmas in the Park is set to celebrate 10 years of kicking off the Christmas...