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Ga. Flooding Threatens Campgrounds

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has closed many parks, boat ramps and beaches this week around Lake Lanier in Georgia as result of the lake level rising above 1,073 feet above sea level, the Gainesville Times reported. Lanier’s normal winter full pool is 1,070 feet....

Wi-Fi Expert Predicts A 'Game Changer'

Without a doubt, providing Wi-Fi service to guests is one of the most troublesome issues a park operator has to face. Aside from the cost, the confusing details of an ever-evolving technology is enough to send anyone over a cliff. Fortunately, businesses exist that...

Waters Force Okla. RV Park Evacuation

Authorities are evacuating residents from an RV park at the Chouteau Bend Recreational Area in Mayes County, Okla., this morning (Dec. 29), television station KOTV reported. The park is located just off Highway 412 on the Neosho River. Mayes County Emergency...

Illinois City Campground Turns A Profit

Ryan Hansen’s first year as the contracted manager of Spring Lake Park and Campground in Macomb, Ill., was a good one, the McDonough County Voice reported. So good, in fact, that he presented the city with a check for $4,324. Hansen had projected that Spring...

Campground Among City Outdoor Plans

Sioux City, Iowa, officials debated a series of quality-of-life projects this year that backers say would help attract more economic development and keep younger families in town, the Sioux City Journal reported. The big topics included plans to build a $4 million...

Ala. Authorities: Flooding Could Spread

Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver said residents need to be aware of flooding dangers as more rains fall around Weiss Lake and the region, AL.com reported. Weiss Lake is expected to crest at 568 feet on Wednesday, Shaver said, which is more than a foot higher than...

RVs Under Water At Mo. Campground

When Tammy Brown tried to return on Sunday (Dec. 27) to the RV she had been living in at a campground along Shoal Creek, she found the unit completely submerged. “I have nothing — what I’ve got on right now is what I’ve got,” she said Monday at...

University RV Wi-Fi Experiment Success

As the University of Oklahoma studies the possibility of bringing Wi-Fi to its football stadium, it has already brought Wi-Fi to a group of dedicated fans: Sooner supporters who park their recreational vehicles in a special lot, MobileSportsReport.com reported. Called...

Flood Submerges Campgrounds In Ark.

Shortly after 7 a.m. on Monday (Dec. 28), the Buffalo National River near Harrison, Ark., was declared closed due to flooding caused by the extended heavy rains over the weekend, television station KTHV reported. River levels were continuing to rise in much of the...

Rain Threat Closes Calif. Campground

The Rose Valley Campground in California, which is typically open year round, will be closed Jan. 4 to March 18, the Ventura County Star reported. According to the Los Padres National Forest, the campground will be closed due to a limited workforce for facilities...

Couple Rescued From Flooded RV Park

Flooding trapped a couple at an RV park in  Dooly County, Ga., television station WTVM reported. Jill and Walter Barlow’s home on Pat’s Camp Road was surrounded by water, but they did make it out Monday evening (Dec. 27) and are staying with their...

Wi-Fi Expert Predicts A ‘Game Changer’

Without a doubt, providing Wi-Fi service to guests is one of the most troublesome issues a park operator has to face. Aside from the cost, the confusing details of an ever-evolving technology is enough to send anyone over a cliff. Fortunately, businesses exist that...