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Floods Continue In Southwest Missouri

Low-lying bridges and rural roads continue to flood in McDonald County, Mo., television station KOAM reported. Flat roads like Elk Springs Road between Lanagan and Pineville are partially covered in water due to flooding from Elk River. Just down the way the river is...

RV Park Opens Community Craft Center

The Crafty Camper Activity Center opened at the Golden Eagle RV Park in Eagle Nest, N.M., May 24, the Sangre de Cristo Chronicle reported. Originally conceived as a way to keep campers entertained while their spouses fished or hunted, the concept of the activity...

Texas RV Park Owner: Flood 'Was Terrible'

When the Blanco River in Blanco, Texas, flooded May 23, among the hardest hit was the Blanco Settlement RV Park and Cabins, located right beside the downed RR 165 bridge, where guests and employees counted themselves lucky to still be alive, the San Antonio...

Slovak Firm Introduces Camping 'Eco Pods'

Environmentally friendly, self-sufficient eco-pods, that can be towed on a trailer or shipped anywhere in the world, could transform the way we experience the outdoors. According to a report by Telegraph.co.uk, the egg-shaped Ecocapsules, designed by Slovakian design...

Rocky Mountain NP Announces Fee Hikes

Starting Oct. 1, Rocky Mountain National Park will increase its entrance fees in order to fund maintenance and improvement projects, the Longmont (Colo.) Times Call reported. Rocky Mountain National Park staff announced the fee hikes Tuesday (May 26) and park...

North Cascades NP Camping Fees Rising

It’s fee-increase season at America’s national parks, and campground fees at the North Cascades National Park complex are the latest announced rate hikes, the Seattle Times reported. Car camping at Colonial Creek, Newhalem Creek, and Goodell Creek campgrounds...

Camping Fees Rise In Catoctin Mtn. Park

Camping fees are going up today (June 1) in Catoctin Mountain Park outside Thurmont, Md., the Herald-Mail reported. The U.S. National Park Service made the following fee adjustments:  Misty Mount cabin — increase from $45 to $50 Misty Mount Lodge/Cabin 16 — increase...

Big Bend NP Closes Campsites, Fees Up

Starting today (June 1), Big Bend National Park has begun temporary closures of several campgrounds due to staffing shortages and is increasing entry and backpacking fees, the Alpine (Texas) Avalanche reported. The closures involve Cottonwood Campground car and group...