> SUBSCRIBE FOR FREE! 

News Archives




Residents To Fight Approved Wisc. RV Park Plan

Residents in the Door County, Wisc.m town of Jacksonport are preparing to fight – all the way to court, if need be – a proposed RV campground that won approval from the county’s Resource Planning Committee (RPC) last month. After hearing nearly four hours of testimony...

W.Va. State Parks Processing 2018 Reservations

West Virginia’s state parks and forests will begin processing campsite reservations today (Feb. 15), in advance of camping season this spring, according to HuntingtonNews.net. “Family camping is one of the quintessential summer pastimes enjoyed by families all over...

Thor, Tourism Holding Form Global Joint Venture

Thor Industries Inc. today announced in a joint news release the formation of a 50/50 joint venture with Tourism Holdings, Ltd. (thl), the world’s largest RV rental and sales operator. The joint venture, called TH2, is committed to bringing the full benefit of digital...

High Water Forces Closure Of La.'s Bogue Chitto

The Bogue Chitto National Wildlife Refuge in eastern St. Tammany Parish, La., is closed to hunting and camping because of high water, authorities said Wednesday (Feb. 14), according to The Times-Picayune. The Pearl River has exceeded 15.5 feet at the town of Pearl...

Great American Campout Takes 285,000 Pledges

In 2017, Norfolk, Va.-based RV Trader partnered with Goshen, Ind.-based Keystone RV and Cincinnati, Ohio-based Yogi-Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts to support the National Wildlife Federation’s 13th annual Great American Campout. The Great American Campout ran...

Idaho Power Campsites Can Be Reserved Online

Campers, anglers and boaters dreaming of outdoor adventures can now go online to reserve spots at Idaho Power’s most popular campgrounds. Seven campgrounds — four in Hells Canyon and three at C.J. Strike — are open for reservations at idahopower.com, according to the...

Alberta County Sells Land To Local Campground

It was another step forward for the Bow RiversEdge Campground Society (BRECS) in Alberta this week. Rocky View County council voted in favor of selling the 12 acres of land that is currently leased to BRECS on Feb. 13, according to the Cochrane Eagle. The negotiation...

Mich. County Approves 5-Year Plan After Survey

Both the Branch County (Mich.) Parks Board and County Commission has approved a new five-year recreation plan. “This is just a step in being able to apply for state grants,” Parks Manager Trent Arver explained. These grants can be between 50% and 100% of projects, to...

Report: Outdoor Rec Named As GDP Contributor

The recently formed Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR) today (Feb. 14) applauded the release of the first-ever government report recognizing the outdoor recreation industry as a significant economic contributor to the U.S. Gross Domestic Product (GDP). The report,...

KOA: Meet 9 Of Our 20 New Campgrounds In '18

Editors Note: Billings, Mont.-based Kampgrounds of America (KOA) said in a recent blog post that 20 new campgrounds will join more than 500 other KOA campgrounds and open under the KOA brand in 2018. Below is a KOA blog post introducing 9 of the 20 new KOA...