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Ariz. RV & Camping Guide Garners ARVC Award

The 2016 Arizona RV and Camping Guide won the State Directory of the Year Award from the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC). It was the first time the Arizona Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (Arizona ARVC) received the award, which the...

Historic Va. Campground Thrives after Reopening

Nearly three years after the historic Shenandoah Acres Family Campground in Stuarts Draft, Va., reopened, the business is thriving and continues to expand. As reported by the News Leader, new owners Garland Eutsler and Carolynn Rubino reopened the property in January...

NPS Designates 10 Parks as Historic Landmarks

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and National Park Service (NPS) Director Jonathan B. Jarvis have announced the designation of 10 new national historic landmarks, including properties that honor LGBT and civil rights history. The designation recognizes the...

Arizona Parks Part of Monarch Butterfly Project

Tourists planning to visit Arizona state parks in the upcoming year may be lucky enough to see an increase in bright orange butterflies along their journeys. The Havasu News Herald reported that earlier this month, the Southwest Monarch Study, based in Chandler, was...

Bass Pro Shops Mo. Parks Donation Questioned

A northeast Missouri lawmaker says allowing Bass Pro Shops to borrow artifacts from the Missouri State Museum and make a donation to the state parks foundation “looks like pay to play.” Ozarks First reported that State Parks director Bill Bryan testified...

Police Investigating N.H. Campground Burglaries

Police are investigating after more than 20 camping trailers, small sheds and other buildings were found burglarized at Pine Acres Resort In Raymond, N.H. The Union Leader reported that officers responded to the campground on Freetown Road Thursday afternoon to...

Montana KOA is Named Campground of the Year

Kampgrounds of America Inc. (KOA) named the West Glacier, Montana KOA Holiday campground as the 2017 Campground of the Year on Wednesday (Nov. 16) during its Annual International Convention in Chattanooga, Tenn. According to a press release, when Charles and Norma...

LSI Presents Annual Awards During Symposium

Leisure Systems Inc. (LSI) presented its annual awards to exemplary Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resort franchisees throughout the U.S. and Canada. According to a press release, the awards were issued on the final day of LSI’s annual symposium in Covington, Ky.,...

Cruise Inn Honors Top Parks at 2016 Convention

Cruise Inn wrapped up its third-annual member conference with a weekend full of education, brand updates, voting, awards and fun. According to a press release, the brand of RV parks, campgrounds and cabins has 42 locations open or in development. Taking place at the...

Wash. Campground Named KOA '17 'Rising Star'

Five years ago, Ken and Iris Shupe ditched their business careers and invested in the Bay Center/Willapa Bay, Wash., KOA Journey Campground, according to a press release. In those five short years, they’ve made numerous improvements to the property, and their...