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GuestRated.com Names 'A' Campgrounds

Only 34 out of about 4,000 campgrounds, RV parks and resorts across America received all-around ‘A’ ratings in GuestRated.com consumer surveys completed in 2015, the company reported in a press release. “If you do the math, that amounts to fewer than one in 100...

FMCA Prepares for Strong Turnout in Perry

Gathering in familiar surroundings at the Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter in Perry, the Family Motor Coach Association (FMCA) is preparing for a strong turnout and a tightly packed agenda during its 93rd Family Reunion and Motorhome Showcase. This year’s...

Schmarder: Focus All Decisions On Guests

The following Modern Marketing column by Evanne Schmarder, principle of Roadabode Productions, appears in the March issue of Woodall’s Campground Management. Schmarder will be speaking this week at the Northeast Conference on Camping in Nashua, N.H. As a...

AGS Expands Customer Incentive Program

AGS reported that the company has seen significant growth in loyalty program participation, which drives additional marketing for customers. The AGS Loyalty Program is an incentive system to grow marketing dollars. Each year, loyal clients receive an increased sum to...

Miss. Alderman Supports RV Park Proposal

A Long Beach, Miss., alderman is hoping a proposed RV resort and development in west Long Beach will help kick-start the city and bring needed revenue, the Sun Herald reported. Alderman Ronald Hammons asked residents to attend a public hearing on the proposal Tuesday...

Mo. County Asks For State Park Campsites

The Dent County (Mo.) Commission signed a letter asking Missouri State Parks Director Bill Bryan to expand camping at Montauk State Park., the Salem News reported “Montauk State Park is Missouri’s No. 1 most-camped state park with over 24,000 campsites sold in 2015,”...

Trio Of N.Y. Campgrounds To Get Makeover

Three state campgrounds in the Adirondacks are getting a makeover, the Associated Press reported. The New York Department of Environmental Conservation has proposed upgrades for Limekiln Lake, Eighth Lake and Lake Durant campgrounds. The work is to be done over the...

Nobody Wants To Run RV Park In Skagway

Bids for the Pullen Creek RV park lease in Skagway, Alaska, were opened on March 1 and yielded zero results, the Skagway News reported. The borough manager said while the municipality had heard some interest, no bids had been submitted. Assembly members agreed to let...

VIDEO: RV Park 'Adds Life To Your Minutes'

This video by Canyon Farms RV Park in Kelowna, British Columbia, offers a leisurely overhead tour of the forested alpine park. In the description, the park says, “It’s not the minutes in your life that count, it’s the life in your minutes....

NPS Spending $3 Million On Sewage Plants

The U.S. National Park Service plans to spend more than $3 million to replace two aging sewage treatment plants at one of the most popular campgrounds on the Buffalo National River in Arkansas, the Baxter Bulletin reported. Buffalo Point campground, about 18 miles...

BC Parks Web Reservations Fees Rise Again

The Discover Camping website for British Columbia’s provincial parks was to start taking spring and summer reservations Tuesday morning at 7 a.m., and by 7:10 a.m., people were on Twitter saying the website has crashed, radio station CHQR reported. That crash...

Arizona Snowbird Park Sells For $1.8 Million

Park Brokerage Inc. of Tempe, Ariz., announced that the sale of Wagon West RV Park in Salome, Ariz., was completed Monday (March 14) for $1.8 million. Wagon West Partners Inc., an Arizona-based RV park investor, acquired the property with Senger Systems Inc. as the...