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RV Parks Going To The Dogs (And Their Owners)

California’s privately owned campgrounds are becoming increasingly pet friendly, offering everything from dog parks to dog agility courses and dog wash stations, according to an announcement from the California Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (CalARVC)....

Recreation.gov To Undergo Operational Changes

Recreation.gov is starting a new chapter, according to an announcement.  The multiagency federal team overseeing the management of the website — the provider of information about ways to enjoy America’s public lands and waters — has selected a new partner to take over...

California Campground Adding A Gourmet Bistro

Aiming for a simpler life in nature, Phillip Martin left his high tech-job in Silicon Valley three years ago and bought a small 44-site campground near Mount Lassen, Calif., which he runs with his wife, Jasmin. Now the Martins are pursuing yet another dream — to open...

Oops — Water Line Confused For Dump Station

Reports of someone dumping their RV holding tank into a culinary water line brought a swift response Saturday morning (April 15) in Price, Utah, the Sun Advocate reported. A Swiss couple passing through the area in a motorhome apparently thought a concrete box housing...

Delaware State Park Campground Gets Facelift

Campers at Delaware’s Cape Henlopen State Park this spring are in for some big changes – about $4 million worth, the Cape Gazette reported. The wide roads have been narrowed by 15 feet to allow more room for campsites with paved pads. More more than 100 RV sites...

FMCA Planning To Head To Georgia Again In 2018

The Family Motor Coach Association (FMCA) announced that it will be heading back to a favorite venue for its 97th International Convention and RV Expo. Members of the RV owners group will gather at the Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter in Perry, Ga., March...

River Run RV Park Thriving 10 Years After Launch

For several years, Ryan Uhles lived the life of a traveling construction worker, crisscrossing California in an RV with his wife, Noelle. So when his father partnered with a private investor to build River Run RV Park in 2005, they hired Ryan to oversee construction...

ELS Execs: Strong Property Demand Continuing

Equity LifeStyle Properties (ELS) CEO Marguerite Nader and CFO Paul Seavey talked with investors and analysts this morning (April 18), the day after ELS released its positive quarterly financial report. “We see strong demand for our product and property,”...

Lieberman: Is Campground E-Commerce Worth It?

The following column is by Art Lieberman, founder and president of Merchants Choice Payment Solutions for Campgrounds. Recently I wrote about the huge benefits derived by turning a brick-and-mortar store into an e-commerce (online) business. Beyond the financial...

Some Calif. RV Parks Reporting A Record Spring

RV parks across the Sacramento and San Joaquin valleys in California are experiencing higher occupancies this spring, with some parks reporting record levels of business for this time of year, according to an announcement from the California Association of RV Parks...