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Oklahoma Promoting State Park Gift Certificates

Are you still scratching your head looking for that perfect Christmas present? According to television station KFOR, Lauren Nelson from Discover Oklahoma said a gift certificate for a trip to an Oklahoma state park is an idea that’s out of the box. A park that may fit...

Utah Town Approves Zoning For A New RV Park

The Ivins (Utah) City Council approved a zone change to allow for a new RV park to be built near the city’s entrance along Highway 91 Thursday evening (Dec. 15), the St. George News reported. The ordinance approved a zoning district map amendment to change the...

Florida Keys Have Many RV Parks, Campgrounds

A prime destination year around, the 100-mile string of islands of the Florida Keys are a magnet for RVers looking for water sports, particularly fishing, diving and snorkeling, according to Florida Rambler. From one end of the scenic Overseas Highway to the other,...

Grand Canyon Nat'l Park Sees 6 Million In 2016

Grand Canyon National Park has surpassed its visitation record for the second year in a row. The Arizona Daily Sun reported that the park announced last week that it had received its 6 millionth visitor, a 9% increase over the 5,520,736 visitors from 2015. The park...

Ga. Town's New RV Park Rules Up For Debate

The Rome (Ga.) City Commission will hold a public hearing today (Dec. 19) on an expanded set of regulations for recreational vehicle parks, the Rome News-Tribune reported. The RV park ordinance amendment up for debate would require a special-use permit for any new...

Outdoor Rec Industry Roundtable Backs Zinke

A coalition of outdoor recreation organizations that includes the National RV Dealers Association and the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association issued a statement supporting the nomination of U.S. Rep. Ryan Zinke, R-Mont., as Secretary of the Interior. The Outdoor...

Ant Invasion Shuts Down Popular Campground

A popular Kiwi campsite was closed for three weeks after an ant infestation, the New Zealand Herald reported. Holidaymakers were turned away from the the New Zealand Department of Conservation’s (DoC) Rarawa site in the Far North after a large colony of...

Md. RV Resort Proposal Raises Traffic Issues

The traffic that could be generated by potentially hundreds of travel trailers making their way through downtown Berlin, Md., is a cause for concern among residents following news that the Bay Club could soon be a campground and RV resort, the Dispatch reported. On...

PCOA Wraps Up 2016 Annual Conference/Expo

The 2016 Pennsylvania Campground Owners Association (PCOA)  Convention was held at the Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel in State College, Pa., Monday through Wednesday (Dec. 12-14). According to an announcement from the association, it was an exceptional event,...

Calif. Campground Push On At Mexican Border

Nearly 100 people showed up at the Tijuana River Valley Regional Park Wednesday night (Dec. 14) to see what county officials are thinking about putting in the large and largely undeveloped park that starts at the U.S.-Mexico border and stretches north for a...