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MARVAC Expects Strong Turnout for Flint Show

The Michigan Association of Recreation Vehicles and Campgrounds (MARVAC) 41st Annual Flint Camper & RV Show rolls out today (March 15) and runs through Sunday at the Dort Federal Credit Union Event Center. According to Grand Blanc View, there will be more than 50...

Jellystone Parks Prepare For Busy Easter Holiday

As Easter approaches Yogi Bear Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts are preparing for a variety of Easter-themed activities, including crafts, egg coloring contest and of course Easter egg hunts, according to a press release. “Some of our parks even have visits by the Easter...

Sustainable Campground Opens In New Zealand

A New Zealand township of 200 people near Queenstown is leading the world of sustainable guest accommodation. The first camp ground built according to Living Building Challenge – Camp Glenorchy – opened its doors on Tuesday (March 13), according to stuff.com/nz....

Camping World Updates 4Q & Year-End Earnings

Camping World Holdings Inc. has updated its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year, ended Dec. 31. The company initially reported earnings on Feb. 27. In early March, the company determined that a portion of the outside basis deferred tax asset related...

40-Sites Could Be Added To Dungeness Rec Area

The Clallam County (Wash.) Parks, Fair & Facilities Department is considering changes to the Dungeness Recreation Area Master Plan which could alter the face of the park as visitors and residents know it — including the addition of more than 40 sites for RVs. The...

Expanded RV Camping Part Of City's Master Plan

The Jefferson City (Mo.) Parks and Recreation Commission was able to get a glimpse of the new Parks Master Plan during a meeting on Tuesday (March 13). The plan lays out goals to improve the parks systems over the next 10-20 years, including adding new playgrounds,...

Colo. County Visitor Numbers & Tax Revenue Up

Lodging properties in Fremont County, Colo., took in a revenue increase of $1.3 million last year, continuing the upward trend in the county’s lodging tax collections. Most of the visitors who stayed at local hotels, motels and campgrounds also visited the Royal...

Camping World Adds Ark.'s River City Recreation

Camping World Holdings Inc. announced today (March 14) that an agreement has been signed to acquire River City Recreation World located in Sherwood, Ark. “Our goal with this acquisition is to add more quality manufacturers and brands, increase our presence in the...

Proposed Va. RV Resort Looks To Create 150 Sites

A proposed RV resort in Pulaski County, Va., is seeking a zoning change. SAADCO Land Holdings LLC, which is owned by Jeff Harmon, will be requesting a special use permit to change the zoning status of 30.5 acres of property on Claytor Lake, according to The Southwest...

Thieves Steal More Than $30,000 From Fee Boxes

They came to the forest equipped with lock cutters, crowbars — even a blowtorch. A team of at least three people allegedly stole from numerous parks, campgrounds and trail heads in Oregon’s Little North Santiam, Detroit Lake and Willamette National Forest areas...

'Poo-Poo' Project Saves Birds From Vault Toilets

Joe Foust, a district wildlife biologist for Boise National Forest’s Cascade Ranger District, was at work in 2009 when he received a memorable call. A forest visitor had reported an owl stuck in a campground vault toilet—could he take a look? When he arrived at the...