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Delaware Parks Recognized As Nation's Best

It’s official: Delaware’s state parks system is the best in the nation. The Cape Gazette reported that during a Sept. 15 ceremony in Las Vegas, the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration, in partnership with the National Recreation and Park...

Good Sam Identifies Best U.S. Scenic Parks

For October, the Good Sam RV Travel & Savings Guide is highlighting Top Scenic Parks as part of the publisher’s “12 Months of RVing” promotion. According to a press release, these special parks are situated in some of the most attractive destinations...

Ohio DNR Under Fire For Strip Mining Parks

When the Ohio Department of Natural Resources said it would allow companies to strip-mine for coal beneath state-owned parks and preserves, officials there made it clear the mining would happen despite their objections. Less than a year after an Ohio Supreme Court...

KOA Posted Record Summer 2015 Results

Kampgrounds of America Inc. (KOA) and its franchisees posted record results for the 2015 summer camping season, the company said in an announcement.  KOA’s annual Value Kard Rewards (VKR) Camper Appreciation Weekend September 18-20 continued KOA’s summer success...

Fall Food, Wine Festivals Boost RV Resort

Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort is becoming a base camp of choice for travelers attending fall food and wine festivals and Oktoberfest themed events in the New Braunfels area, according to an announcement from the resort. “We are already getting reservations from...

Texas Jellystone's Pumpkin Archery Popular

Pumpkin archery, one of the most popular fall activities at Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resort in Wichita Falls, Texas, is about to get under way, according to an announcement from the park. During the last two weekends of October, children and their...

W.Va. State Parks Offer Camping Discounts

Twin Falls Resort State Park in West Virginia is offering discounts for cabins and campsites through September, according to the Wyoming County Report. Twin Falls’ Bear Wallow Campground is among the West Virginia State Park campgrounds offering 50% off for a two or...

Want Millennials? Get Online In A Big Way

Does the future of the independently owned RV park sector depend on its ability to take reservations online? It may in some cases and not in others, but online reservation systems can certainly impact parks’ bottom lines. As people become more accustomed to the...

Schmarder: Reviews Can Move The Market

The following Modern Marketing column appears in the September edition of Woodall’s Campground Management. Scenario: It’s late in the day and time to find a place to camp for the night. Your first two choices are booked solid but your third has availability....

VIDEO: Jellystone Promotes Fall Camping

Fall camping is a great way for families to enjoy the outdoors, and Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts are gearing up for the season. Enjoy fall and Halloween favorites like wagon rides, pumpkin painting, costume contests and trick-or-treating. This video...

Ariz. RV Resort Adds Extreme Fly Boarding

Is your idea of fun soaring more than 30 feet into the air and then plunging into the lake’s surface? It’s certainly not everyone’s idea of a relaxing day at the lake, but for the extreme thrill seeker, fly boarding is the latest craze in water sports, the...