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Utah Settles In Boy's Bear-Mauling Death

The parents of a Pleasant Grove, Utah,  boy who was dragged from a campsite and killed by a bear in 2007 has settled a wrongful death lawsuit with the state’s Division of Wildlife Resources (DWR), according to an attorney for the family. As reported by the Salt...

N.P. Moves To Online Camp Reservations

Beginning on March 2, the Theodore National Park in Medora, N.D., will begin to offer online reservations for group sites, the Bismarck Tribune reported. Dean Wyckoff, the park’s chief ranger, said the reservation system is necessary because of high demand for...

Campground Plan Changed To Splash Pad

When the state of Ohio approved a capital budget in 2014, included was $250,000 for a campground project at Earl Thomas Conley Park in Scioto County, the Portsmouth Daily Times reported. Due to recent developments that campground project is on hold, and the county...

Town Tourism Board Focuses On Camping

The Jamestown (N.D.) Tourism Board of Directors wants to not only promote camping in the Jamestown area, but it may also set up a grant to improve some of the county-owned campgrounds as well, the Jamestown Sun reported. At its meeting Monday, the board reviewed five...

Sun Announces Major RV, Overall Growth

Sun Communities, Inc., a real estate investment trust (“REIT”) based in Southfield, Mich., that owns and operates manufactured housing and recreational vehicle communities, today (Feb. 24) reported its fourth quarter results. Highlights Three Months Ended...

LSI, RV Trader Offer New Club Yogi Benefit

Club Yogi Rewards members are eligible for a new addition to their membership perks this year. Rewards members who are selling an RV will receive a free two-week listing on RVTrader.com, one of the nation’s premier online RV marketplaces. In a partnership between...

City Approves Campsites For Sturgis Rally

Whitewood’s (S.D.) city council approved the conditional use permit application for the Whitewood Entertainment Center, the Black Hills Pioneer reported. The Feb. 17 action for the former Boneyard facility followed earlier planning and zoning commission action...

Gas Prices Poised To Help Alaska Tourism

While Alaska is projected to have another historic year for tourism, how visitors get to the Kenai Peninsula is still up in the air, the Peninsula Clarion reported. Kenai Peninsula Tourism Marketing Council Executive Director Shanon Hamrick said as a result of lower...

Calif. Campgrounds Plan Glamping Event

Lake County, Calif., campgrounds will participate in a regional glamping event on International Glamping Weekend, June 6-7, AllVoices.com reported. A sense of humor and a strong visual style are always on display at a good glampsite. These are the kind of folks whose...

Reservations, Use Rules Changed In N.M.

The U.S. National Forest Service changed reservation and use systems at three popular campgrounds in the Cuba Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest, the Santa Fe New Mexican reported. Now, visitors can make reservations online at the Clear Creek and Rio de...

Golf Course Owners Want To Add RV Park

The operators of a golf course in Kelowna, British Columbia, hope to open a 37-site RV campground next to their fairways, the Daily Courier reported. City councillors expressed strong support Monday (Feb. 23) for the proposal, saying it could help fill a tourism niche...

Company , Corps Sign Campground Lease

Laurel Highlands Outdoor Center of Ohiopyle, Pa., and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have reached an agreement to keep the Tub Run Recreation Area and campground at the Youghiogheny River Lake in Pennsylvania open, the Daily American of Somerset reported. Greg...