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Camping Featured At Oct. Pomona RV Show

When RV enthusiasts of ages 18 and older arrive in Pomona, Calif., to see more than 1,300 new RVs and much more at the largest RV Show in the West, Oct. 9-18, at the Fairplex in Pomona, they’ll be told to get out of town. Well, to Needles, that is. According to an...

NPS Rules E-Cigs Will Be Treated As Tobacco

The U.S. National Park Service has decided to treat e-cigarettes the same way as real cigarettes. In an announcement Monday (Sept. 14), National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis issued a policy memorandum prohibiting the use of electronic smoking devices in...

Dam Repairs Ordered At Shut Campground

Owners of a shuttered Franklin Township, N.J., campground are under court order to sell the property by December or bring a damaged lake dam up to state standards, the Courier-Post reported. FSL Development Corp., current owners of the former Village Dock campground...

Ontario Campground Closing For Upgrades

Beavermead Campground in Peterborough, Ontario, will be closed to overnight camping and watercraft rentals starting Sept. 20 due to planned construction to improve the campground services, Peterborough This Week reported. The work will include the construction of 25...

Town Not Ready To Put RV Park In City Park

The Chester (W.Va.) Park Board decided Monday (Sept 14) it isn’t ready to move forward on a proposal to develop a campground inside Chester City Park, the Weirton Daily Times reported. Park board members said they need more time to discuss the proposal and, more...

New Brunswick Jellystone Was Up 34% In '15

A major interactive water attraction helped increase business at Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resort in Woodstock, New Brunswick, this year, despite a cool summer. “We had a banner season this year,” said Peter Clark, who co-owns the Jellystone Park with his wife,...

July Motorhome Retail Registrations Up 13.9%

July motorhome retail registrations rose 13.9% compared to the same period a year ago while sales for the seven months grew 15.4%. According to the latest report by Statistical Surveys Inc. (SSI), Forest River Inc. was the motorized sales leader through July with a...

CRS Offers New Solution To Goose Problems

For campgrounds and RV parks on water, the unsightly droppings left behind by geese can be a problem. Commercial Recreation Specialists (CRS) announced that it now offers its Geese Deterrent System, an innovative, humane and proven solution for dealing with geese...

Hershey, 'America's Largest RV Show,' Opens

America’s Largest RV Show in Hershey, Pa., opens today (Sept. 14) and runs through Tuesday for industry members. Retail Days begin Wednesday and end Sunday. Attendees will be the first to see 2016 products and spend quality time with manufacturers, plus check out the...

AGS Seeing Major Growth, Adds Sales Teams

An increase in business has led campground and RV park marketing company AGS to hire and train three more teams of sales representatives simultaneously. This spike in business is unprecedented with training being conducted at Covenant Heights Camp and Retreat Center...

After Rough Summer, Campground Recovers

After a rough summer at Salamonie Lake in northern Indiana, the park’s manager said it was nice to have camping full again over Labor Day weekend, television station WANE in Fort Wayne reported. For a better part of the summer, Salamonie Lake was 38 feet higher...

Mich. Campground Still Closed After Storm

It’s been more than a month since a devastating storm hit the northern end of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula, television station WPBN reported. For Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, the storm damage has kept two parts of the lakeshore closed. Valley View...