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TVA Campground Uniquely Eco-Friendly

There is more going on at the Melton Hill Dam Campground near Lenoir City, Tenn., than meets the eye, the Knoxville News Sentinel reported. Several years ago the Tennessee Valley Authority turned the entire recreation area into a demonstration site for state-of-the...

Vintage Trailers Provide Retro Glamping

Many people are renovating vintage RVs and iconic Airsteams to go glamping, television station KBOI in Boise, Idaho, reported. There’s an RV resort called Sou’wester Lodge out on the Washington Coast in Seaview where they perfectly restored vintage...

Oyster Harvesters Enjoying Campground

Oyster harvesters in western Prince Edward Island say their season is off to a good start, thanks to a campground where they can pull in their boats and pull off their waders at the end of each day, CBC News reported. The Hurd’s Point Campground isn’t new,...

New Owners Take Over At Texas RV Park

Raintree RV Park in Rockport, Texas, is under new ownership and management, the Rockport Pilot reported. The Isaacson family purchased the park in early 2016. They also own a Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resort in Caldonia, Wis. Joe and Vanessa Foster manage...

Reservation System Draws Controversy

Taking a camping trip is supposed to be a way to escape stress. Planning that trip? Not so much for people booking in British Columbia provincial parks. Some outdoor enthusiasts say that making a reservation for a BC Parks campsite has become so competitive that...

Towable RV Sales Saw 14.3% March Gain

Behind strong performance in the travel trailer sector, year-over-year towable retail registrations grew 14.3% in March while showing a 13.1% gain for the first three months, according to the latest report from Statistical Surveys Inc. (SSI). Results by category...

Bears Force Closure Of Va. Campground

Hungry bears have forced the closure of a shelter and campsite along the Appalachian Trail in Botetourt County, Va., television station WSET reported. The Lamberts Meadow Shelter and campsite near Daleville could remain closed for several weeks. Hikers reported bears...

RV Industry, Parks Aid Alberta Evacuees

As the Fort McMurray wildfires raged for the past week in Northern Alberta, the region’s RV and campground industries marshaled widespread relief efforts for victims through targeted donations or by providing shelter, food and other necessities. “I’ve been pretty...

Couple Takes Over At N.Y. Campground

The campground known for its rolling hills and peaceful atmosphere near Cohocton, N.Y., has new owners, the Genesee County Express reported. Tumble Hill Campground is now owned by John and Donna Emigh.  The Emigh family worked hard to fix the campground and get it...

Flood Damage Delays Wash. Campsites

Flooding and root rot have set back plans to open all campsites at the Buck Creek and Sulphur Creek campgrounds up the Suiattle River Road outside Darrington, Wash., the Daily Herald reported. Last year, the Suiattle River Recreation Area was open for the first summer...

Controversial Fla. RV Park Zoning Stands

It seemed like a case of deja vu as the Hernando County (Fla.) Commission prepared to conduct another public hearing this week on whether to allow a controversial recreational vehicle park between two residential neighborhoods on the county’s far east side, the...

Vintage RV Rally Coming To Calif. Resort

The largest vintage trailer rally in the U.S. is set to take place May 20-22 at Pismo Coast Village RV Resort in Pismo Beach, Calif. “We’ll have over 300 vintage trailers along with their proud owners,” said Jay Jamison, general manager of the resort, in an...