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Seeking Solitude? Oregon's 10 Least Visited Parks

There were around 50 million visits to Oregon’s state parks in 2017. That’s a huge number and some of the parks feel more like small cities than a place to experience nature, according to the Statesman Journal. On the flip side, Oregon’s least visited state parks are...

SSI: Canadian Towable Sales Gain 12.4% In 2017

Canadian towable sales posted a 12.4% gain for 2017, paced by improved performance in the travel trailer and fifth-wheel segments. According to the latest report from Statistical Surveys Inc. (SSI), results by segment showed: • Travel trailer sales grew 13.9% for...

RV Park Project At Kessler Mountain Gets Permit

A planned RV resort north of Kessler Mountain, Ark., will provide an amenity the city lacks, the project’s founders say. The Planning Commission on Monday (Feb. 12) voted 7-0 to approve a use permit allowing RVs and camping on about 71/2 acres of a 30-acre plot...

Bear Cove Village Joins Jellystone Parks Network

Bear Cove Village has become the third campground in the Tennessee market to join the Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resort network and will be rebranded the Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Pigeon Forge/Gatlinburg “I signed the papers last week,” said park owner...

Harvey Victims Drive Sales at Houston RV Show

Sonia and John Barrow have lived in their 35-foot trailer since Hurricane Harvey pushed a foot-and-a-half of water under their door. “It’s been real cozy,” said Sonia, 58. So, according to a Houston Chronicle report, the Baytown couple visited the Houston RV Show and...

Manitoba Campground To Hold Campsite Lottery

It’ll come down to the luck of the draw when it comes to setting up camp at Delta Beach in Manitoba this summer. The Portage Regional Recreation Authority have released its seasonal fares and are now accepting applications for its 20 seasonal campsites –...

PG&E Vows To Fight Over Wildfire Cost Recovery

Pacific Gas and Electric CEO Geisha Williams said Friday (Feb. 9) that the utility will fight for the right to recover costs stemming from California wildfires “in the legal, regulatory and legislative arenas.” San Francisco-based PG&E and other investor-owned...

Despite Snow, Detroit RV Show Officials Pleased

Apparently only a major snowstorm could prevent another record-setting crowd at a consumer RV show this year. Significant snowfall on four of the five-day Detroit Camper & RV Show kept people at home as officials reported a 25% drop compared to the previous year’s...

SSI: Canadian Motorized Sales Grow 38% in 2017

Canadian Class A and Class motorhome registrations rebounded in 2018, posting a 38% gain from 2017 results. According to the latest report from Statistical Surveys Inc. (SSI), Thor Industries Inc. was the motorized sales leader for the 12 months, capturing a 40.9%...

Florida's New Blue Springs State Park Now Open

The state of Florida officially added their 175th state park on Friday (Feb. 9). Located near High Springs, Blue Springs State Park was already a popular spot, according to WUFT-FM. “Couldn’t be more excited about the state taking over this park,” Gabriel Tyner, a...

Outdoorsy Sees $25 Million In Additional Funding

Outdoorsy today (Feb. 12) announced it has raised $25 million in Series B funding led by Aviva Ventures and Altos Ventures. Aviva and Altos are joined by existing investors Tandem Capital and Autotech Ventures. According to a press release, the Series B funding will...