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Owners, Buyers Converge On '18 Prevost Expo

The 2018 Prevost Motorhome Expo, held Feb. 5-8 in West Palm Beach, Fla., at the South Florida Expo Center, again drew the largest annual gathering of Prevost motorcoaches, owners and potential buyers in North America. This marked the first year for the expo in West...

NPS Still Unsure How to Deal with Overtourism

Many U.S. National Park Service (NPS) officials have publicly pointed to the negative impact of overtourism during the past year, and they are considering reservation systems for some parks and other measures to address visitor growth. According to Skift.com, while...

RVIA Joins Dissent On Proposed Trump Tariffs

President Donald Trump announced Thursday (March 1) that he will impose new tariffs on steel and aluminum as early as next week. As reported by CNBC, the U.S. will set tariffs of 25% for steel and 10% for aluminum. The president said it will apply the tariffs broadly,...

Blue Water Development Buys Facility in Maine

Blue Water Development, a real estate developer specializing in commercial and hospitality properties, has purchased Flat Rock Bridge Campground (FRBC) in Lebanon, Maine. According to a press release, this is the company’s first campground acquisition beyond the...

Va. Parks Create $226M In '17 Visitor Spending

The waters at Smith Mountain Lake State Park may be calm this time of year. But come spring, business blossoms. WSLS TV reported that state parks pumped millions of dollars into Virginia’s economy last year. According to a recent report, state parks across the...

'Pocono Raceway' Upgrading RV Camping Area

Pennsylvania’s Pocono Raceway is currently in the process of updating its trackside RV camping area and adding a new 50-amp location. These will be the first RV camping locations to include electricity, water, a larger camping area, complimentary daily ice...

Campground Building Tiny Homes For Veterans

Tiny houses are being Built on a campground in Philadelphia purchased by a pastor with the help of donations. they’re a part of Operation Safe Haven, and are meant for forgotten veterans to have homes to call their own. Now, the first houses are ready, and the very...

West Virginia State Parks Logging Bill Gets Axe

A West Virginia commercial logging bill left “in limbo” has been declared dead for the session. Senate Bill 270, which would have allowed commercial logging in state parks to pay for park maintenance, was left in the Senate’s Natural Resources Committee about three...

Hikers Return To Fire-Damaged California Park

Sugarloaf Ridge State Park in California’s Sonoma Valley suffered significant fire damage last October, and only opened to hikers in mid-January, and to overnight campers in February. But as the landscape recovers and the repaired trail system grows, springtime...

CalARVC Event Addresses Disaster Preparation

About 75 campground and RV park operators gathered at Pechanga Resort & Casino and Pechanga RV Resort in Temecula, Calif., Wednesday (Feb. 28) to learn how to better prepare themselves for disasters and to identify suspicious activities at their parks. The...