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Denial Of Campground Threatens Tourney

A decision by the Litchfield (Minn.) City Council last year to deny a conditional use permit for the development of a campground on Lake Ripley’s west side is having some unanticipated consequences, the Litchfield Independent Review reported. Dale Fenrich, who owns...

Rental Accommodations Continue Growth

There’s a good business case to be made for growth in the outdoor hospitality market in general, and by all accounts one key to that growth is an expanding mix of rental accommodations that bring new guests into campgrounds and RV parks across North America. It’s one...

Parallax Intros 30/50-Amp RV Power Panel

Parallax Power Supply of Connecticut Electric Inc. has introduced its easy-to-install Dual Service RV Power Panel. According to a press release, the RV power panel is equipped with a 30-amp and 50-amp dual service shore power receptacles. Designed with ergonomically...

CRS Announces Waterfront Product Guide

Campgrounds, RV parks and resorts will now be able to choose the right water-based product thanks to a new Waterfront Product Guide from Commercial Recreation Specialists (CRS), according to an announcement from the company. “We’re constantly adding new and exciting...

S.D. City Considers RV Park, Rally Site Plan

The Whitewood (S.D.) City Council revisited plans for the former Boneyard facility Feb. 2, the Black Hills Pioneer reported Whitewood’s planning and zoning commission had earlier voted to approve a conditional-use permit for Barnoll Hospitality LLC, which was set to...

Ore. City Wrestling With RV Park Concerns

City officials  in Sisters, Ore., continue to work through a maze of issues surrounding the future of Creekside Park, the city’s overnight RV campground, according to a report in the Nugget Newspaper. A joint Sisters City Council-Parks Advisory Board (PAB)...

Plan For RV Resort Gets City Council's OK

The Lake Havasu (Ariz.) City Council gave its approval Tuesday night (Feb. 10) to a brand-new RV resort, the Havasu News reported. After months of planning and paperwork, the new RV resort got the council’s approval pending final design approval by the planning...

Detroit Camper & RV Show Breaks Records

With more than 22,000 people in attendance, the 49th Annual Detroit Camper & RV Show set a new record, organizers said. According to the Michigan Association of Recreation Vehicles and Campgrounds (MARVAC), which sponsored the Feb. 4-8 show held at the Suburban...

February Edition Of WCM Available Online

Does your campground have rental accommodations? Are you thinking about adding them, or are you not sure they’d be worth it? The February issue of Woodall’s Campground Management has a detailed look not only at the options — park model RVs, cabins, yurts,...

New Campground Reservation Site Coming

A new campground-reservation site is getting ready to launch next month, giving campground owners another channel to book sites. The new CampReward.com won’t charge campgrounds to enroll and will charge a commission on sites booked through CampReward, according...

Video: View This Brand-New Fla. RV Park

One brand-new RV park has taken to CampgroundViews.com and YouTube to help market the family owned business. Timberlane RV Park and Resort in Bradenton Florida offers full-hookup RV sites for short- and long-term stays. Opened in January, the park is developing...

Campground Defense Gets Political Boost

The Maple Pool Defence Fund in British Columbia received a political boost last week, with a donation from John Duncan, North Island member of parliament, the Comox Valley Record reported. “Funds have been coming in from concerned private citizens, businesses and even...