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Mounties: Thieves Are Stealing RV Batteries

Police in Ridge Meadows, British Columbia, are warning people that thieves are targeting RV and boat batteries, the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows Times reported. Whether it’s a motorhome, fifth-wheel trailer, or boat, the batteries stored in these vehicles need to be...

T4T Expanding, Reaching Out To RV Dealers

Tent for Troops (T4T) will be manning a booth during this week’s RV Dealers International Convention & Expo at Bally’s in Las Vegas. The program, founded  in 2009 by Charlie Curry, provides complimentary RV and tent sites to active military members (including...

Schmarder Finds Global Common Ground

When Evanne Schmarder went to Europe last month to address members of the LeadingCampings network of five-star outdoor resorts, she found things were very similar to what she found in Australia earlier in the year — and much the same as she finds in North America....

Mich. RV Resort Expanding Rental Options

Indigo Bluffs RV Park and Resort in Empire, Mich., will add six craftsman-style cottages as part of a planned expansion, The Ticker of Traverse City reported. Owner Gary Becker said the cottages, which will be for rental or purchase, were part of the overall growth...

RV Ranch Grows South Of Tulsa, Oklahoma

When Beverly Madison and Pete Madison purchased 200 acres of land next to Creek Nation Duck Creek Casino outside of Beggs, Okla., they had only one purpose in mind, the Tulsa World reported. “We opened with the idea of having an RV park, nothing more,” Pete said....

Arizona NF Campground Winter Ops Listed

Some of the campgrounds on the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest in Arizona are closing for the season, the White Mountain Independent reported. Dispersed camping is still allowed throughout the forests. The 14-day stay limit is applicable year round. Also, dispersed...

RVs For Veterans Program Hits A Milestone

Hope’s Village of San Luis Obispo, Calif., donated its 30th RV to a homeless veteran on the Central Coast on Saturday (Nov. 8), CalCoastNews.com reported. Because of donors, more veterans who were living on the streets are now in their own little homes, safe...

La. Campground Hosting A Benefit Cookoff

There will be a gumbo cook-off Saturday at Willie’s Campground in Washington, La., to benefit the family of Tim Fitzgerald, the Daily World reported. Fitzgerald, an Opelousas native and son of Mary and Johnny Fitzgerald, was injured in a motorcycle accident earlier...

National Monument Eliminates Fees in Ariz.

Chiricahua National Monument in Arizona has done away with entrance fees, National Parks Traveler reported. And, in part due to its remote location, 120 miles southeast of Tucson, the park has joined the National Reservation Recreation System so people can reserve a...

Fall Camping Open In New York Campground

Fall camping for the Bear Spring Mountain campground is open through Dec. 18, according to a media release from the New York Department of Environmental Conservation, as reported by the Daily Star of Oneonta. According to the release, 14 sites in the Spruce Grove...

LSI Gearing Up For 2014 Symposium, Expo

More than 260 park operators, vendors and industry officials have registered to attend Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Symposium and Tradeshow, which begins Sunday, according to an announcement from Leisure Systems Inc. (LSI), franchisor of the Jellystone system. The Nov....

NCA Seeks Member Help on Park Model RVs

Northeast Campground Association (NCA) Executive Director Cyndy Zbierski sent an update to NCA members Thursday evening (Nov. 6) to remind them to speak up and contact their congressional representatives to support the outdoor industry on legislation that would...