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KOA Adds Franchise Development Manager

Nichole Poisson has been hired by Kampgrounds of America Inc. (KOA) as KOA’s new franchise development manager, according to an announcement from KOA.  Poisson comes to KOA from Leavitt Insurance, one of the leading providers of campground insurance in the U.S. Before...

Texas RV Park Gives Free Military Camping

The 93-acre Alamo River RV Resort  in San Antonio, Texas, is offering their facility for free to members of the military, according to an announcement from the park. The park is close to Lackland Air Force Base and is available for all active military personal and...

Country Club Converting To Campground

Six months ago, Peter Wohlrab went to an auction at the old Newark (N.Y.) Country Club to buy restaurant equipment and decided to buy the whole property instead, the Finger Lakes Times reported. Tuesday, the Village Board gave him the final go-ahead to convert the...

County Approves Campground, Water Biz

An Elizabethtown (Ind.) couple’s proposal to open a seasonal campground and canoe and kayak rental business just west of Brownstown recently received final approval, the Seymour Tribune reported. The two, Joseph E. Braughton Jr. and his wife, Kealy, plan to have the...

Company Brokers Sale Of A Texas RV Park

Atlanta-based ARA, a full-service investment advisory brokerage firm focusing exclusively on the multihousing industry, handled the sale of the 1270 RV Ranch in Midland, Texas, the Midland Reporter-Telegram reported. ARA’s Andrew Shih represented the seller, Catarina...

Arizona RV Resorts Team Up For Quilt Expo

Three Casa Grande, Ariz.,  RV resorts are teaming up for the Festival of Quilts Exhibit from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 28, the Casa Grande Dispatch reported. More than 300 quilts will be on display in the Fiesta Grande RV Resort ballroom, 1511 E. Florence Blvd.; Palm...

Three New U.S. National Monuments Named

The National Park Service inducted three new national park sites — Pullman National Monument in Chicago, Illinois, Honouliuli National Monument in Hawaii, and Browns Canyon National Monument in Colorado, the National Park Foundation said in an announcement. Pullman...

Park Model RVs Under Fire In Wis. County

What might be the most contested change to the Sawyer County zoning ordinance in 2015 could be the definition for park model recreational vehicles (PMRVs), the Sawyer County Record reported. PMRVs are technically recreational vehicles (RVs) with an axle underneath for...

Mich. DNR To Address Campground Plan

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is holding a public meeting Tuesday (Feb. 24) to discuss the state’s controversial proposed campground along the Black River in South Haven Township, the Herald-Palladium reported. The meeting will allow DNR...

Teddy Roosevelt NP Campsites Go Online

Beginning in March people will be able to reserve campsites at Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota online months in advance, National Parks Traveler reported. The park will accept reservations for the Roundup Group Horse Campground, the Juniper Group...

Va. Venue Adds More Sites For Camping

In its fifth year, the Chantilly Farm Bluegrass and BBQ Festival will take place on May 22-23, 2015 at the beautiful Chantilly Farm in Floyd, Va., and will feature many of the most popular performers in bluegrass and mountain music, along with a variety of children’s...

Campground, Park Impact Scrutinized

Residents of Charlton, Mass., and the town’s traffic engineer voiced concerns with a traffic impact study for the proposed motocross park on Brookfield Road at a planning-board site-planning hearing Wednesday night (Feb. 18), the Telegram reported. SunSet City...