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Woodstock Revival Set at Calif. Campground

It might not be Woodstock, but a new music festival coming to a Jonesville, Calif., campground in September is trying to emulate the tamer — and more musical — aspects of the 1969 festival. The San Luis Obispo Tribune reported that Jake Bearinger, 23, and his...

RVIA to Honor Coon's 10 Years as President

The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) will honor Richard Coon for his 10 years of service as the association’s president during a special celebration on Sept. 29 at the Hyatt Regency in Savannah, Ga., during the board the director’s meeting. According to...

Minn. Campers Urged to help Stop Wildfires

With conservation officers from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources assisting with California wildfires, attention was recently paid to preventing wildfires in Minnesota. Conservation Officer Eric Benjamin of Warroad encountered a campfire at Bemis Hill...

Indiana Dunes State Park to Mark 90th Year

The Indiana Dunes State Park will celebrate the 90th anniversary Saturday of the day that then-Indiana Gov. Edward Jackson paid $32,000 for the 107 acres that would eventually become the state park. The Chicago Tribune reported that although the park wouldn’t...

Bear Ransacking Mont. Parks is Euthanized

Western Montana’s mounting problem with hungry black bears veered into an unfortunate consequence for one of the animals this week. The Missoulian reported that on the same day Erik Wenum, a bear and lion specialist with Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks, and bear...

Sisters on the Fly Land in S.D. Campground

About 100 women from the “Sisters on the Fly” group have taken over the Fish ‘N Fry campground near Deadwood, S.D. According to KEVN TV, the group is made up of about 6,300 members and counting, and it includes women from all across the country and...

'Glorified Campground' Secures $6.5M Loan

Gauntlet Private Investments, a real estate-focused private equity firm headquartered in Los Angeles, announced Thursday (Aug. 27) that it has secured a $6.5 million loan for a “glorified campground” in Panama City, Fla. The property, which includes land...

AGS, KOA Offer New Guest Guide Templates

Campgrounds too often use site maps solely to communicate park rules and regulations when they can also be used as guest guides that showcase everything there is to see and do at the park and in the surrounding area. Realizing the often-untapped marketing...

Skyline Reports Fiscal 4th Quarter Results

According to a company release, in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2015, Elkhart, Ind.-based Skyline Corp., a manufacturer of modular housing and park model RVs, reported: Net sales from continuing operations of $49,605,000, an increase of 8% over net sales of...

Council Mulls Campground Improvements

More amenities could come to campsites in the Red River State Recreation Area campground, located in East Grand Forks, Minn., if the city council accepts a bid for their installation, according to a report by the Grand Forks Herald. The bid received preliminary...

Schoodic Woods Campground Set To Open

The long-anticipated opening of the new Schoodic Woods Campground in Winter Harbor, Maine, which will be operated by National Park Service officials stationed at Acadia National Park, is scheduled to take place Sept. 1, according to a report by The Ellsworth American....

Beech Fork State Park To Host CamperTime

It’s CamperTime! at Beech Fork State Park in Barboursville, W.V., with a special display by Setzer’s World of Camping, Aug. 29. According to a report by HuntingtonNews.net, different camper styles and sizes will be stationed in the park campground....