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Dubuque Opens Campground Season Soon

The City of Dubuque, Iowa’s Miller Riverview Campground will open for the 2016 season April 15, weather and river levels permitting, the Telegraph Herald reported. Campsites for the 2016 Memorial Day and Labor Day holidays will be available for reservation beginning...

American Wanderlust Fueling RV Comeback

Near record numbers of Americans are buying second homes — the kind on wheels, that is. As reported by NPR, the Great Recession almost totaled the RV industry, but now camper trailers and motorhomes are popular again. Daryn Anderson is the owner of a RV dealership...

Electrical Service Is Crucial For Campgrounds

Today’s RVs demand more power than ever before. In fact, in the current market, campground operators report that even some tenting guests want access to electrical power so they can charge phones or tablets at their sites. As a result, ample electrical service is...

When Is It Time To Upgrade Campsite Service?

If a string of RV sites is experiencing a brownout condition, it’s probably time to look at upgrading the service to those sites, according to Wade Elliott, owner of Utility Supply Group. And while problem breakers can be replaced, Liz Caldwell, marketing manager at...

2015's Floods Keep Texas Campground Closed

Portions of one of the busiest parks in Lewisville, Texas, and a nearby environmental area’s campground remain closed due to flooding that has delayed construction work, the Lewisville Leader reported. In addition to the park, portions of Lewisville Lake...

Residents Concerned Over Campground Plans

The proposed expansion of the White Lake Campground in Mississippi Mills, Ontario, has raised major environmental concerns among White Lake residents. The White Lake Preservation Project (WLPP), which represents more than 200 individuals, has taken the lead in...

Delaware State Park's Improvements Ongoing

Improvements to Delaware’s Cape Henlopen State Park campground will continue for another year, the Cape Gazette reported. The key project to be completed by May 2017 is electric service to 135 of the nearly 160 RV and tent sites; no electrical service is...

Buffalo Lake Resort Joins WACO Hall Of Fame

The Wisconsin Association of Campground Owners (WACO) hosted its 2016 annual convention this past week (March 16 – 20) at the Holiday Inn and Convention Center in Stevens Point, Wis. The week was full of educational seminars, the largest campground trade show in the...

NPS Extends Camping At Cape Hatteras Sites

The season will be extended for all four campgrounds in the Cape Hatteras National Seashore in North Carolina this season, the Island Free Press reported. The campgrounds — Oregon Inlet, Cape Point, Frisco, and Ocracoke — will open April 15 and will remain open until...

B.C. Campground Closed Over Sanitary Issues

Homesite Creek campground in British Columbia’s Halfmoon Bay has been closed by the region’s provincial recreation officer for failure to meet sanitary and safety standards, according to a report in the Coast Reporter. The officer has also recommended...

Despite Hawkish Tone, Fed Should Hold Rates

The decidedly hawkish tone embraced by Federal Reserve officials so far this week is forcing investors to rethink the likelihood of an interest rate hike at the central bank’s April meeting. MarketWatch reported that the CME’s FedWatch tool, used to gauge the market’s...