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Karen Kymer Named President at 'NJCOA' Meeting

The New Jersey Campground Owners Association (NJCOA) installed new officers at its Fall Tour meeting in early October, according to a press release. Dave Benn, Pomona RV Park in Pomona, passed the NJCOA president’s gavel to Karen Kymer of Kymer’s Camping Resort in...

Snowbirds Pack Ariz. Town; Campgrounds Benefit

When Scott Swanson and his mother acquired a relatively undeveloped campground in Gila Bend, Ariz.,  18 months ago, they knew it had potential as an affordable winter park for snowbirds. They decided to join the Kampgrounds of America (KOA) franchise network to help...

RV Industry Gathers to Honor RVB Top 50 Dealers

A standing room only crowd approaching 600 people gathered Wednesday night (Nov. 8) to honor 50 of the industry’s best and brightest dealerships as part of the RVBusiness Top 50 Dealer Awards gala reception, held in conjunction with the Recreation Vehicle Dealers...

Camping World Reports 25% Rise in 3Q Revenue

Camping World Holdings Inc. reported a 25% increase in revenue for its third quarter, ended Sept. 30, boosted by strong performance in new vehicle sales. During the period, revenue totaled $1.24 billion compared with $991.1 million in last year’s third quarter. Net...

Popular Wis. State Park Sees Record Attendance

Wisconsin’s Devil’s Lake State Park is on pace to set record attendance totals this year. The Baraboo News Republic reported that visitation to Wisconsin’s most popular state park has increased by nearly 50% since 2010, going from 1.7 million annual visitors at...

New Iowa Campground Planned Offering 82 Sites

A new campground near I-35 in Clear Lake, Iowa, will be open for up to 82 RVs and their owners, families and friends in April 2018. The Mason City Globe Gazette reported that construction workers were laying out concrete for some of those spots in the roughly...

Several Indiana State Parks Close For Deer Culls

The Indiana Department of Natural Resources says 16 state parks and associated properties will close for four days this month so hunters can reduce the size of their deer herds. As reported by the Associated Press, the parks affected are Chain O’Lakes, Charlestown,...

Outdoor Industry Applauds Sec. Zinke's Support

The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA), along with other members of the (ORIR), are applauding Tuesday’s (Nov. 7) announcement by U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke establishing the “Made in America” Recreation Advisory Committee. According to...

ReserveAmerica, CampgroundViews.com Partner

ReserveAmerica and CampgroundViews.com are teaming up to provide cutting-edge technology to the camping industry at this week’s Outdoor Hospitality Conference and Expo in Raleigh, N.C. According to a press release, the companies provide campgrounds and RV parks...