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RV Park Officials Hear Public's Criticism Of Plan

More than 100 people crowded the Cape Breton, Newfoundland, regional council chambers, as well as an overflow room, for a public hearing into a proposed RV park Tuesday (Feb. 20) afternoon. Calgary-based developer Chris Skidmore wants to build the park on more than 98...

Association Discounts Help Offset Member Fees

Arizona campgrounds, RV parks and resorts that are not members of state and national campground industry associations are excluding themselves from thousands-of-dollars in discounts on propane, according to association officials. “It just boggles my mind that so many...

Newfoundland Park Is Canada's Sixth Jellystone

David Snow and his family have spent the past 21 years building Marine Park into one of the most sought after seasonal camping destinations in Newfoundland. Now, Snow and his family are working to increase their overnight camping business by transforming their...

RV Park Undergoes Renovation, Attracts Guests

Scenes of stillness and serenity at an RV park sit outback or just a stones throw from Interstate 10. As renovations are underway, guests steadily savor the casual, laid-back atmosphere. “You’re sitting here looking at the lake a wildlife,” Margaret Hoffman, of...

Cabins Could Be Lodging Lure For Community

One or two new tiny cabins could be set up for overnight stays in Darrington, Wash., as soon as this summer. A survey is online now to round up thoughts from people interested in a place to stay near Darrington. The plan is for high school students to help build the...

RVshare Gets $50M Commitment From Tritium

RVshare announced it has secured a $50 million commitment from Austin, Texas-based investment firm Tritium Partners, whose managing partners led the first investment in vacation rental firm HomeAway. According to a press release, RVshare will initially call down $20...

New Jellystone Park To Be Second One In Iowa

Timberline Campground in Waukee, Iowa, will become Iowa’s second Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resort when it reopens April 1 for the 2018 camping season. “We’re really excited about it,” said Curtis Van Gilder, who is converting the 40-plus year-old,...

'Camping Library' Helps Others Enjoy Camping

Simone Wall has been an active Girl Scout since she was in kindergarten, and now as a senior at New Trier Township High School in Winnetka, Ill., she is seeking to accomplish the highest achievement in Girl Scouts, the Gold Award. While many people are familiar with...

Ill. Site Could Be Home Of New Glamping Park

A company is interested in setting up a luxury camping operation at the Fox Bluff Conservation Area in Cary, Ill., on the former site of Camp Algonquin. According to the Northwest Herald, the McHenry County Conservation District has scheduled two public informational...

S.C.'s Ocean Lakes Looks To Hire 300 Workers

Ocean Lakes Family Campground in Myrtle Beach, S.C., a division of The Jackson Companies, which is also based in Myrtle Beach, has kicked off its recruiting efforts to hire about 300 teammates for the busy summer tourism season. Managers are hiring lifeguards, snack...

Iowa Senate Tweaks Park Reservation Systems

Up to half the campsites in Iowa state parks cannot be reserved in advance and the Iowa Senate has voted to change that, according to Radio Iowa. “Fewer and fewer campers are willing to pack up the kids and the tents and the sleeping bags and the fishing poles and...