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Park Vendors Applaud House On NPS Legislation

The National Park Hospitality Association applauds the passage by the House of Representatives on Tuesday (Dec. 6) of HR 4680, the National Park Service Centennial Act. According to a press release, the legislation enjoys bipartisan support and creates important new...

VIDEO: KOA Owners Honored For Care Camps Aid

At the recent Kampgrounds of America Inc. (KOA) Convention in Chattanooga, Tenn., owners were recognized for their ongoing support and efforts to advance the cause of KOA Care Camps. To view a video click here or scroll to the right side of the WCM.com home page. This...

Yale Panel Discussions Focus On NPS Challenges

In recognition of the National Park Service (NPS) Centennial, the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies (F&ES) recently hosted a series of panel discussions to examine the conservation challenges of the 21st century. As reported in a Yale University...

U.S. House OKs 'NPS Centennial Act' Legislation

The House of Representatives moved quickly Tuesday (Dec. 6) to pass legislation designed to provide the National Park Service (NPS) with badly needed funds to help the agency chip away at a staggering $12 billion maintenance backlog. However, without concurrence by...

VIDEO: Go RVing Touts Seasonal Camping Trend

The GoRVing Coalition has focused this year on destination and seasonal camping, and this video goes into one family’s story about what seasonal camping means to them. For the The San Nicolas family, Seasonal Camping is their vacation home away from home. Learn...

Report: OPEC Agreement to Send Gas Prices Up

OPEC has agreed to cut oil production worldwide by more than a million barrels a day beginning Jan. 1 — but the impact of that decision could mean higher gas prices nationwide by the end of the week. The Kiowa County Signal reported that after the agreement was...

Wyo. Group Focusing on Growing 'Outdoor Rec'

Outdoor recreation is one of the top three money making industries in Wyoming, and a new organization hopes to help grow that potential even further. As reported by the Wyoming Public Media Statewide Network, the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) and Flitner...

FMCA's Reporting Brisk Preregistration For Rally

With more than 1,100 units already preregistered, organizers are reporting “brisk” advance interest in the 95th Family Motor Coach Association (FMCA) International Rally, March 7-10 at the Rawhide Western Town & Event Center in Chandler, Ariz. Pamela Kay, director...

'Slamber Party' Truck Show Fills up Campground

In 2015, show promoter Greg Miller decided to organize a campground-themed show late in the year. He named it Slamber Party and presented it as a laid-back, old-school, summer-camp-style show and event. Now in its second year, Miller decided to move it to larger...

Silver Palms RV Resort Reporting Record Growth

Silver Palms RV Resort, one of South Florida’s premier five-star RV resorts, announced record annual growth, including the sale of 52 of its 195 available RV sites and 55 available cottage sites since January and 10 lots sold in the last quarter alone. Equally notable...