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Some Ariz. Sites Closed, Some Opened For Fall

Popular recreation sites in the Tonto National Forest in Arizona, near Phoenix, are either opening for the season, or closing for the season, depending on the location, the Queen Creek Independent reported. The Mesquite and Horseshoe campgrounds and Fisherman’s Point...

Maine Campgrounds Will Help Town On Taxes

The future looks promising for the town of Casco, Maine, to receive the personal property taxes owed from the owners of RVs, the Bridgton News reported. In September, Town Manager Dave morton and two of the selectmen, Mary-Vienessa Fernandes and Chairwoman Holly...

New Small Texas Campground Opening In Nov.

Homer Allison will open the Wilderness Campground Nov. 12 in Magnolia, Texas, the Community Impact Newspaper reported. The 12-site primitive campground is donation based. Housed on eight acres of land, the campground will include a picnic area, Gaga ball pit, outdoor...

High-End RV Resort Planned For Penticon, B.C.

A new RV park is under development in Penticton, British Columbia, InfoTel News reported. Dan Selles said he will be opening a high-end RV resort just off Highway 97, on the former Okanagan Amusements property his family operated, located just south of the city....

MARVAC Promoting 'Pure Michigan' Fall Drives

The Michigan Association of Recreation Vehicles and Campgrounds (MARVAC) was recently invited by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) to coordinate a video blog on scenic fall drives for the Pure Michigan websitewww.michigan.org to complement a guest...

RV Resort Announces January Tailgate Weekend

The top-rated Pala RV Resort (10/10*/10 by Good Sam) in Pala, Calif., announced it will offer its guests a Tailgaters Chili Cook-off Weekend Jan. 13-14 that, in addition to selecting the best chili, also will offer a beer bingo game and a team spirit site decoration...

Ocean Lakes Announces Its Halloweekend Plans

Ocean Lakes Family Campground in Myrtle Beach, S.C., announced it has dedicated three weekends to Halloween festivities due to the growing popularity of this trend. Family friendly Halloween activities at Ocean Lakes will take place Oct. 14-15, Oct. 21-22, and Oct....

U.S. Forest Service Is Revamping Permit Process

More healthy, active outdoor fun is coming to the lands and waters of national forests in the U.S., according to an announcement from the American Recreation Coalition. The U.S. Forest Service (USFS) has begun a cultural shift, transitioning towards using staff and...

Flooded Campground Will Not Reopen This Year

Miller Riverview Park and Campground in Dubuque, Iowa, is closed for the season, city officials announced this morning (Sept. 30), the Telegraph Herald reported. The facility originally was supposed to be open through Oct. 23, but flooding from the Mississippi River...

Calif. Campground Has Wine, Gourmet S'mores

At the new Inn Town Campground in Nevada City, Calif., the safari-style glamping tents boast cozy beds, vintage furniture and electric blankets — and the camp store traffics in gourmet marshmallows and sauvignon blanc. Ah, wilderness. The Mercury News reported that...

Tenn. County Looks At New RV Park Regulations

Months of work by Jefferson County (Tenn.) planners culminated in approval of resolutions for RV parks, though final approval is contingent on three other municipalities and County Commission giving their approval, the Standard Banner reported. Commission members have...

FMCA's Heading To Indy In July For Convention

The Family Motor Coach Association (FMCA) announced plans for a return visit to the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis to host its 96th International Convention July 12-15. According to FMCA’s written announcement, the Cincinnati-based club hosted a...