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Ventura Ranch KOA Waiting To Begin Cleanup

Editor’s Note: In December, the Ventura Ranch Kampgrounds of America (KOA) Holiday in Santa Paula, Calif., fell victim to the Thomas Fire, losing more than 20 buildings. The Thomas Fire would go on to become California’s largest recorded wildfire, burning 281,893...

Six Governors: June Is Great Outdoors Month

Spring is still five days away and six governors have already proclaimed June 2018 as Great Outdoors Month. The American Recreation Coalition (ARC) reported in a release that governors Bill Walker (Alaska), Kim Reynolds (Iowa), Rick Snyder (Michigan), Tom Wolf...

L2 Capital Partners With Worldwide Camping

Devon, Pa.-based L2 Capital announced that it has partnered with affiliated companies Insight 2 Design Inc. and Elevate LLC, collectively known as Worldwide Camping Holdings, to create a growing, multi-channel company in the outdoor camping equipment industry,...

McGrath State Beach Opens Some Campsites

Texas’ McGrath State Beach will open a limited number of campsites Friday (March 30) after floodwater again receded from the oft-closed state park. The popular campground near Ventura Harbor opened for about four months last year, but closed in January when...

Loyalhanna Lake Utilizes Online Reservations

This will be the first year that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will use an online reservation system for camping at Loyalhanna Lake in Saltsburg, Pa., the corps announced Thursday (March 29). The reservation system is at www.recreation.gov. The campground opens May...

Zinke Supports President's Infrastructure Plan

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke released the following statement on March 29 following President Donald Trump’s speech in Ohio about rebuilding American infrastructure. “President Trump is a builder and he knows that infrastructure is not merely an...

Report: Higher Pump Prices Are ‘New Normal’

The beginning of spring and a big spike in crude oil prices means U.S. consumers are paying more for gasoline and should get used to it, analysts said. UPI reported that motor club AAA reports a national average retail price of $2.62 for a gallon of regular unleaded...

SylvanSport Hosts State Outdoor Ind. Director

SylvanSport recently hosted David Knight, North Carolina’s newly appointed director of the Outdoor Industry Office, along with elected leaders and outdoor industry representatives at its headquarters in Brevard. Tasked with supporting and promoting the $28 billion...

Iroquois Campers See 53% 2018 Rate Increase

Seasonal campers at the Iroquois Campground in South Dundas, Ontario, are returning to find what they are calling a shocking increase to their campsite rental expenses. During budget deliberations in February, South Dundas council members approved a staff...

TXAD Internet Offers Starter Website Packages

TXAD Internet is offering campground owners an affordable “Starter Website Package” that gives them the ability to make their own website changes, according to a press release. “For the ‘Starter Website Packages,’ we offer 2 hours a year of update time and most parks...

Michigan Log Jam Not Going Away, May Grow

Ice jams in the Rifle River in Deep River Twp., Mich., that caused flooding in late February are gone, but the effects of the jams remain — the latest being a several-yards-long log jam about 500 yards south of Townline Road. The river takes a sharp turn east and a...

Ore. Campground Accepts Grant For New Well

A long-standing problem with failing potable water wells at Waterloo Campground in Waterloo, Ore., is about to be resolved. Tuesday (March 27) morning Linn County Commissioners Roger Nyquist and Will Tucker gave Parks Director Brian Carroll permission to accept a...