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Forest Service Campground Gets Work

Land Between the Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area in Kentucky and Tennessee is seeing several improvements and LBL supporters are excited about the progress, television station WPSD reported. About a year ago, LBL supporters were concerned about commercial...

Arkansas Campground Adds Tree Yurt

The sky is the limit for Reid Burland and his company, Geronimo Construction. Or at least as high as the next tallest tree, the Newton County (Ark.) Times reported. Burland, out of Fargo, N.D., specializes in tree platform construction including canopy tours, zip line...

RV Hits Pot Store, Tiny Dogs Homeless

A woman driving her motorhome crashed into the corner of a marijuana store near Lynnwood, Wash., on Monday afternoon (Dec. 21), the Herald of Everett reported. She was not injured, but the store and her motorhome were damaged, Snohomish County Fire District 1...

RVers Could Swing Local S.D. Tax Vote

A group of recreational-vehicle owners who don’t live in Pennington County but are allowed to vote here could sway next month’s wheel-tax election, and fears of their unexpected electoral influence could lead to changes in South Dakota voting laws, the Rapid...

Parks Canada Saw Increased '15 Visits

Parks Canada today (Dec. 21) announced its locations had welcomed close to 20 million people by Sept. 30, the end of the primary visitor season – an increase of 6% over the same period last year. Daniel Watson, CEO of Parks Canada, said the 2015 visitor season...

Louisiana Cajun RVera Still In The Red

While the Cajun RVera is not operating in the black at this point in its second year of operation, the financial performance of the parish-owned RV park did show a marked improvement through the first three quarters of 2015, compared to the same period in 2014, the...

Mass., Foxboro Laud Normandy Farms

The Foxboro (Mass.) Board of Selectmen and the Massachusetts House of Representatives took time to honor a “gem of a campground” at the board’s last meeting, the Sun Chronicle reported. “It’s not often that you have a business that has...

Park's Outage Bugs Long-Term Guests

A northern-California RV park lost power for four days last week, the Del Norte Triplicate reported. The power outage at the Ship Ashore Resort’s 200-site RV park in Smith River was caused by a direct burial conductor that failed, Alicia Murillo with the state...

RVers Sometimes Camp In Tents, Too

The following is an excerpt from a column by Russ and Lori Tice that appears in the Victorville (Calif.) Daily Press, available here. There are many campers with fully equipped RV’s that opt for occasional tent camping. The affordability can fit almost everyone’s...

Nebraska City Moves On Campground

The city council in York, Neb., gave a first reading to an ordinance that would allow campgrounds in the C-3 zone (interchange area) by special exception. In late November, a request was filed by H & R Properties LLC in York and BD Construction of Kearney. Their...

Towable RVs Posted 11.9% Gain In Oct.

Led by strong performance in the travel trailer sector, year-over-year towable RV retail registrations grew 11.9% in October and 16.2% for the first 10 months of 2015, according to the latest report from Statistical Surveys Inc. (SSI). Results by category showed:...

Pacific Yurts Rolls Out 'Yurt Builder 3D'

Since pioneering the modern yurt nearly 40 years ago, Pacific Yurts, the Cottage Grove, Ore.-based yurt builder has introduced a variety of innovations, and the company now offers “Yurt Builder 3D,”  the newest addition to its website, www.yurts.com. The...