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Campfire Ban Isn't Dampening Campers' Spirits

It’s the middle of August, and Rideau Acres Campground north of Kingston, Ontario, is filled with tents, trailers and RVs, television station CKWS reported. But one thing it hasn’t seen in weeks is a campfire, since the region has been deprived of any significant...

Input Sought On Permanent Campground Closing

Comments are being accepted over the Haught Run Campground in the Wayne National Forest in Ohio where erosion from the Little Muskingum River is damaging the area, the Parkersburg (W.Va.) News and Sentinel reported. Athens District Ranger Jason Reed said the...

Lieberman: RV Parks Ahead Of The Credit Curve

It seems amazing but a mere 9% of businesses that call themselves RV campgrounds in the United States do not accept credit cards. Compare this to a recent survey conducted by an industry giant which shows that more than 50% of the nation’s 27 million businesses...

Campground Owner Irked By Walmart RV Parking

Ma-and-pa shops have long had a hate on for Walmart, but now a Penticton, British Columbia, campground operator is speaking out about what he sees as unfair competition from the retail giant’s parking lots, the Kelowna Daily Courier reported. When Penticton’s...

Minn. Campground Plans Weekend Bluegrass Fest

The annual Southeast Minnesota Bluegrass Association Festival will be held Thursday (Aug. 18) through Sunday at Cushon’s Peak Campground near Houston, Minn., the Post-Bulletin reported. Bands scheduled to perform include the Trinity River Band, Sawtooth,...

Campground's Holding Basketball Tourney Sat.

Lisbon Beach & Campground in Lisbon, N.Y., is hosting a three-on-three basketball tournament to benefit Lisbon Central Schools’ athletics programs on Saturday (Aug. 20), NorthCountryNow.com reported. The tournament will follow a round-robin format and...

Improvements Net Perfect Rating For Ill. RV Park

Larry and Liz Fons of Double J Campground near Springfield, Ill., announced that they received some good news from the Good Sam Club this month. Their 120-site, family owned campground will be the only campground in Illinois that receives a 10-10-10 rating in the 2017...

Conestoga Ranch Attracting Corporate Retreats

Bear Lake, Utah, has long been celebrated for its ideal, rejuvenating setting for summer getaways and family gatherings. Now, thanks to Conestoga Ranch’s new Event Tent, the stunning lake is poised to become the perfect destination to host corporate meetings, retreats...

Idaho Campground Closed After Black Bear Visits

The Payette National Forest closed the Kennally Creek Campground and Trailhead near McCall, Idaho, for the rest of August after a black bear was seen trying to get inside a vehicle in the area Thursday (Aug. 11), television station KBOI reported. The vehicle was empty...

Cavco To Show '17 Park Models At RV Open House

Cavco Industries Inc. plans to showcase its 2017 park model product lineup at the Elkhart County RV Open House slated for Sept. 20-22 in Elkhart, Ind. According to a press release, the company has obtained a prominent area at the entrance to the RV/MH Hall of Fame to...

Blue Ridge Parkway Plans Camping Fee Increase

Blue Ridge Parkway staff members will hold two town hall meetings to discuss possible fee increases in 2017, the Times-News of Hendersonville, N.C., reported. The current $16 per night camping fee at all parkway campgrounds would be increased to $20, and the current...