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Town Lifts Its Ban On Walmart RV Parking

Mission, British Columbia, needs places for residents and tourists to park their recreational vehicles, Mayor Randy Hawes said Monday (June 22) as the city council voted to waive a prohibition against RV parking at Walmart, the Mission City Record reported. When the...

N.Y. Escapee Search Covers Campground

Police vehicles on Tuesday afternoon (June 23) converged on a campground in upstate New York near the Adirondack Mountains cabin where searchers found DNA of two escaped murderers, NBC News reported. State police officials conveyed a sense of urgency and described the...

Storm Kills Camping Teen, Injures Three

Powerful storms brought down trees, killing one teenager and injuring three others who were camping in the Allegheny National Forest near Sheffield, Pa., on Tuesday (June 23), television station WICU reported. A group of about 25 kids and counselors with thePine...

Gearharts Take Over At Pa. Campground

A Dayton, Pa., family is taking on the challenge of reviving a once popular campground near Mahoning Creek Lake in Wayne, the Leader Times reported. Colleen Gearhart and her family members have agreed to sublet the Milton Loop Campground for 10 years from Armstrong...

Idaho Campground's Septic System Fails

A septic system failure at Cedar Motel and RV Park in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, is forcing residents to go elsewhere to shower and use the bathroom, television station KREM reported. Residents said Sunday (June 21) they have had issues with the septic system for...

Lightning Hits Tree At Maine Campground

A tree at Sea Vu Campground in Wells, Me., was struck by lightning around mid-day on Tuesday (June 23) causing some power outages, television station WGME reported. Campground employees say it was struck around noon and witnesses said they heard a loud bang and saw a...

OCP Names George Jacobs As VP Of Sales

Ocean Canyon Properties (OCP), a privately owned membership RV resort company based in Texarkana, Texas, appointed George W. Jacobs as vice president of sales, the company announced today (June 24). Bringing more than 30 years of resort sales management experience, he...

RoverPass Adds Industry Vets As Advisors

RoverPass, the new online reservation website for RVers, has added several key industry leaders to its advisory board to strengthen its product for small- to medium-sized campgrounds. The latest additions include David L. Berg, Joe Moore and Woody Hemphill. “RoverPass...

Texas Jellystone Adds New Rental Options

You don’t need a tent or RV to camp at Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resort at Wichita Falls, Texas. The campground is adding seven new, “budget-friendly” cabins that sleep four to six people, boosting the total number of rental units to 32, including one yurt,...

Search Tough At Tornado-Hit Campground

The day after a confirmed tornado ripped through Woodhaven Lakes, rescue officials still can’t say for sure whether there are any more people injured in the Woodhave Lakes camping area near Sublette, Ill., television station WTVO reported.  The twister was one...

Strong Father's Day Continues KOA Trend

Families turned out in huge numbers last weekend for Father’s Day Weekend 2015 at Kampgrounds of America (KOA) locations throughout North America, KOA said in a written announcement. Final results show this year’s Father’s Day Weekend camping was up nearly 13% in...

Utah RV Resort Referendum Set For Today

A citizen-led referendum and special election called over a proposed RV resort in the town of Virgin, Utah, will continue as planned today (June 23), after a last-minute effort to have it canceled failed in court, the Spectrum reported. Fifth District Court Judge...