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Editorial: BLM Should Cautiously Charge

In an era of dwindling federal dollars for such things as campground upkeep, a report on the federal Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) failure to charge appropriate fees for camping and picnic areas must serve as a wake-up call, the Bend (Ore.) Bulletin said in an...

Mid-Atlantic Conference, Show Coming Up

Campground owners and managers can get a head start on the 2015 camping season when they attend the 24th Annual Mid-Atlantic Coastal States Conference and Trade Show, March 16-18 in Cherry Hill, N.J., according to an announcement from the New Jersey Campground Owners...

Good Sam Names Top Destination Parks

The Good Sam RV Travel & Savings Guide is highlighting the Top Destination Parks for March as part of its 12 Months of RVing promotion. These select RV Parks stand out for their proximity to popular travel destinations, from California’s Redwood Forests to...

Columnist Speaks Up For Park Model RVs

Editor’s note: The following column by Thomas Bjerke in the Sawyer County (Wis.) Record responded to an earlier Record story found here. After reading the “Park Model Homes Need Definition” article in the Feb. 18 edition of the Record, I was left wondering if...

Winter Texans Discover And Aid Baby Owl

Some people at an RV park in Aransas Pass, Texas, are rooting for the health of a baby owl they found, television station KRIS reported. A baby great horned owl apparently fell out of a nest near the Southern Oaks RV Park. Great horned owls are the largest owls in...

Cavco Helps Famous Calif. Resort Rebuild

Hot springs enthusiasts from every continent come to Wilbur Hot Springs in Wilbur Springs, Calif., to soak in its therapeutic waters, which have been chronicled in travel guides around the world as the “Fountain of Life.” “We have arguably the most medicinal of all of...

County Relaxes Campground Restrictions

A decade-long restriction on the placement of Washington County (Tenn.) campgrounds was lifted Monday (Feb. 23) when the county commission approved new regulations that grew the number of allowed districts from one to eight, the Johnson City Press reported. “We’ve...

Fla. Campground, Marina Could Be Resort

Guy Harvey Outpost’s plan to transform the Pahokee marina and campground on the edge of Florida’s Lake Okeechobee into a vacation destination for outdoor enthusiasts cleared its first hurdle late Tuesday (Feb. 24), the Palm Beach Post reported. Pahokee...

Mich. Listens To Campground Concerns

Michigan officials are striking a conciliatory tone with South Haven-area campground owners concerned about a proposed new state campground in South Haven Township, the Herald-Palladium reported. Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Parks and Recreation...

Colo. RV Park Seeks Longer Guest Stays

The Monument RV Park in Fruita, Colo., has 99 spots available for RVs. Current law only allows people to call this place home  for 31 days, but there could be a change, television station KKCO reported. “The city council is looking at changing that to allow a...

Fire Damages Park Model In Ariz. RV Park

Yuma, Ariz.,  firefighters were called to battle a blaze at the Mesa Verde RV Park on Tuesday afternoon (Feb. 24), the Yuma Sun reported. Just after 4 p.m. firefighters responded to a report of a park model RV on fire in the 3600 block of 4th Avenue. Other park...

City Renegotiates RV Park Operation Deal

Bent on slashing a proposed 4.6% increase to the tax levy, the Sault Ste. Marie (Ontario) City Council Monday (Feb. 23) approved a renegotiated deal expected to cut city subsidies to the Lions Club Pointe Des Chenes Family RV Park and Campground by at least $27,000 a...