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Floods Cause Damage At Mo. Campsites

Facilities in the Mark Twain National Forest in Missouri suffered damage from recent rains and flooding, the Democrat News reported. “High water at Marble Creek Campground and Silver Mines Recreation Area, located in Madison County, washed out a handful of...

S.C. RV Park Proposal Draws Concerns

Plans to build a new RV park in Pritchardville, S.C., have drawn the ire of some residents, including a Beaufort County school board member, who believe such a development poses both traffic and safety issues, Bluffton Today reported. But the family behind the plans...

Motorhome Sales Saw 4.1% Gain In Nov.

November motorhome retail registrations edged up 4.1% compared to the same period a year ago while sales for the first 11 months of 2015 grew 14.7%. According to the latest report by Statistical Surveys Inc. (SSI), Forest River Inc. was the motorized sales leader...

S.D. Campground Town Fight Is Growing

The next court date in the lawsuit over Buffalo Chip Campground’s status as South Dakota’s newest town will be crowded as the South Dakota Municipal League announced it wants to join the challenge, television station KOTA reported. Buffalo Chip attorney...

CalARVC's Winter Getaway Coming Up

The California Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (CalARVC) plans to hold it’s 2016 RV Park Winter Getaway Feb. 10 in Hollister at Casa de Fruta Orchard Resort. CalTravel President Barb Newton will share her insights on the business of travel in...

Fla. RV Resort Getting Closer To Its End

Some seasonal residents at the Knight’s Key Resort and Marina in Marathon, Fla., are crying foul against developer Pritam Singh for slating destruction of park amenities as he prepares to replace the park with a resort, the Keynoter reported. Concern is over the...

Setback Rule Changes Worrying Some

The Jefferson County (W.Va.) Commission will host a public hearing next week in Charles Town on changes to an ordinance that opponents say will allow campgrounds to operate too close to neighbors’ property lines, the Spirit of Jefferson reported. Sure to be an item of...

BLM Planning Utah Camping Fee Hikes

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Utah Monticello Field Office announced that it will increase several camping fees to offset operational costs, including campground cleaning and maintenance, which continue to rise, the St. George News reported. Increases go...

St. Louis RV/Travel Show Opens Thurs.

RVs offer a convenient and affordable (if you travel enough) way to see the country, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. You can take a closer look at them at the St. Louis RV Vacation & Travel Show Thursday (Jan. 14) to Sunday at the America’s Center....

CAS: RV Parks Ought To Have Gates

Have you thought about getting a gate system at your park? Campground Automation Systems, the company behind the Sunrise campground management software suite, offers three reasons gates are a good idea. Increased SecurityKnowing who is in your park and when they...

At Tampa RV SuperShow Small Is Big

The stars of the Tampa RV SuperShow are well-appointed, spacious and expensive. They’re the high-end buses that sport leather couches, big-screen TVs and floor plans bigger than some apartments — along with six-figure price tags, the Tampa Bay Times reported....

N.C. Campground Site To Turn Retail

The Oak Island, N.C., town council approved the first step toward development of a 37,000-square-foot shopping center anchored by a Publix grocery store in the area between 50th and 52nd streets, formerly the site of a large campground, the StarNews reported. After...