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Sinkhole Swallows Up Beach, Campground

Campers and visitors at a popular beach in Queensland, Australia, witnessed the formation of a massive sinkhole that consumed a car, a towable RV and a motorhome Saturday (Sept. 26), the Dispatch Times reported. Police said the hole opened up slowly at about 10:30...

Wyo. County Leaders Don't Want USFS Site

Sweetwater County (Wyo.) Recreation Board members are not wild about a chance to take over the Firehole Campground at Flaming Gorge Reservoir from the U.S. Forest Service, saying it may be too expensive. The U.S. Forest Service owns the campground, which is managed on...

Minn. State Parks Report High Attendance

State parks in southeast Minnesota are popular spots to spend a day or a few nights, and that’s not just regional pride speaking, the Winona Daily News reported. State parks in the area are seeing significant increases over 2014 in both day visitors and campers. Not...

Child-Friendly Fall Fun Focus Of Ohio Park

Parents looking for nonscary, fall festival-type activities to do with their children in late September and October can find them at Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resort in Uniontown, Ohio, according to an announcement from the park. The Uniontown campground, which...

Pilot Rock Introduces Laminated Signs Line

Recognized symbols and markers tell your campers what to do, and maybe what not to do, what services are available and where to go. Informational and wayfinding signage will make your outdoor facilities user friendly, according to an announcement from Pilot Rock....

Jellystone Bringing Back Its Big Corn Maze

October is a big month for fall activities at the Whispering Hills Jellystone Park Camp-Resort in Holmes County, Ohio, with activities ranging from fall crafts, apple-butter making and apple-smoked barbecues to pre-Halloween activities, including a haunted eight-acre...

RVIC's New PR Push: Get Into Getting Out

The Ford Hoosier Outdoor Experience drew more than 20,000 people this past weekend (Sept. 19-20) and was the launchpad for the Indiana Manufactured Housing Association-RV Indiana Council’s (IMHA-RVIC’s) new mobile experiential display promoting RVing,...

Tulsa RV Ranch Holds Farm, Home Show

 Cow dogs are just one of the features of the third annual Heart of America Farm & Home Show, which will go through Saturday (Sept. 26) at the Tulsa RV Ranch near Beggs, Okla., the Tulsa World reported. In addition to the daily cow dog performances, the show...

Bears Are Full, So Campground Reopens

With the bears apparently sated, the folks at Glacier National Park have reopened the St. Mary Campground on the east side of the park, National Parks Traveler reported. The campground had been temporarily closed due to bears drawn to an exceptionally abundant crop of...

Tomorrow Is USFS Free Public Lands Day

The U.S. Forest Service is offering a fee-free day Saturday (Sept. 26) in conjunction with the 22nd annual National Public Lands Day, the Daily & Jeffersonian of Cambridge, Ohio, reported. This is the nation’s largest single-day volunteer effort to restore...

Residents Critical Of Tahoe Campground

Members of the public levied heavy criticisms this week of a multi-acre campground proposal on a piece of Lake Tahoe Basin property that was previously slated for residential development. Concerns including traffic and public safety were expressed during Wednesday’s...

Michigan KOA Aims For Hunters This Fall

Deer hunters looking for a clean, comfortable base camp this fall can find the perfect solution at the Ludington East/Pere Marquette River Kampgrounds of America (KOA) Campground in Branch, Mich. The campground is also in the middle of the 1.26 million-acre Manistee...