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Alabama County Closes Campgrounds For Winter

The unseasonably warm temperatures may not reflect it, but it is fall and nearing the end of October, which means the two Lauderdale County (Ala.) parks are closing, the Times Daily reported. “When I leave here this afternoon and lock the gate, camping is over at...

Neb. Campground Wins Against Neighbor Request

The York County (Neb.) Commissioners denied a request from property owners who wanted the zoning for their four acres of land at the Henderson interchange to be changed from interstate commercial to rural commercial, the Grand Island Independent reported. This...

Roadrunners Group Gathers At Casino RV Resort

Last week, 23 RVs from the Canyon Lake Roadrunners RV group spent four nights and five days camping at the Pala Casino RV Resort in Pala, Calif., the Friday Flyer reported. On their last trip of 2016, members of the group played games including bingo, Oktoberfest...

Temporary Fort McMurray RV Park's Closing Mon.

The residents of a hastily organized RV park at Abraham’s Land will need to find a new place to live come Monday (Oct. 31), as the impending winter is forcing Fort McMurray, Alberta, to shut it down, Fort McMurray Today reported. Before the summer wildfire that...

ACTIVE Network Releases Its New Camping App

ACTIVE Network announced its new Moonlight App is now available for download from the Apple App Store. With the Moonlight app, campers can: Research, plan and schedule every aspect of a camping trip including campground reservations, meals, activities and hiking...

Baby Boomers Find New Career As Work Campers

Michael Shoemaker is sitting at a picnic table in front of his recreational vehicle on an early October evening here at the Red River State Recreation Area. As reported by the New York Times, Shoemaker is a work camper, one of thousands of modern-day nomads who live...

Alberta Town Downsizing Municipal Campground

A new training tower for firefighters in Hanna, Alberta, will shrink the city’s campground, the Hanna Herald reported. The Hanna Fire Department’s proposal, approved by the town council, noted that the changes to the campground would also allow for some parking...

Ottawa 2017 Aims For More Canada Day Camping

As hotels fill up for Canada Day 2017 around the Canadian capital of Ottawa, the city is considering allowing people to book sites for “urban camping” in front of city facilities like recreation complexes and arenas, Metro News Ottawa reported. “We’re getting close to...

N.Y. Offers Plans For 3 Adirondack Campgrounds

The Unit Management Plans (UMPs) for three New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Adirondack campgrounds – Limekiln Lake, Eighth Lake and Lake Durant – are now final, the Adirondack Almanack reported. The final UMPs identify facilities and...