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Motorhome Explodes In California RV Park

The Kern County (Calif.) Fire Department told television station KERO that a motorhome exploded at an East Bakersfield RV Ppark on Saturday (Aug. 1). KCFD say that at around 10:45am, the Kern County Fire Department received calls for a motorhome that had advised that...

Wisconsin Raises State Park Camping Fees

As part of the 2015-2017 Wisconsin state budget, the price of camping and state park fees has gone up, television station WKBT reported. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) said the idea behind the increase is to make state parks self-sustaining. On...

Michigan RV Resort Planning Armed Guards

No one can remember an incident where an armed guard might be necessary. But management at the Sandy Pines resort near Hopkins in west Michigan’s Allegan County is preparing just in case, television station WZZM reported. Guards, or rangers as they are called at...

Man Charged In Son's Campground Death

A Lebanon, Tenn., man is charged with criminal homicide after police say he shot his adult son to death at a town campground Saturday evening (Aug. 1), television station WSMV reported. Lebanon police said they were responding to a shots fired call at the Timberline...

Evacuations Issued For California Wildfire

A fast-moving wildfire that started burning in Lake County, Calif., has grown to 54,000 acres and prompted additional evacuations Sunday night (Aug. 2) as containment remained at only %, Cal Fire officials told television station KCRA. Nearly 2,000 firefighters are...

Arizona Campgrounds Closed Due To Rains

The U.S. Forest Service has temporarily closed recreation sites in the Chiricahuas outside Tucson, Ariz., television statin KOLD reported. Sunny Flat and Stewart campgrounds are closed to public use, according to a U.S. Forest Service release and will remain so until...

Ocean Lakes Plans 17th Bluegrass Weekend

Ocean Lakes Family Campground in Myrtle Beach, S.C., announced it will host its 17th Annual Bluegrass Weekend on Friday, Aug. 28, and Saturday, Aug. 29. The festival is exclusive to guests of the campground. The weekend features activities for all ages, including live...

CAS Offers Hiring Tips For RV Park Teams

The folks at Campground Automation Systems Inc., makers of Sunrise software for running campgrounds, offered five tips to customers to help in hiring members of a campground’s operating team. 1. Find the right attitude This person you are about to hire, no...