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MobileRVing: So You Want To Be A Park Owner

Editor’s Note: This column was originally published on mobilerving.com and is written by David Gorin of Gorin + Cohen Consulting & Homer Staves of Staves Consulting. To read the column on its original site you can click here.  Many RVers dream of owning...

Young Wanderlust Forms New American Dream

Brooke and Buddy Baum had good jobs, a house near Denver and enough money to pay the bills. It sounds like the American dream. Except they were miserable, according to AdAge.com. He was working up to 80 hours a week as an information technology analyst, with barely...

Va. KOA Opening Early To Help KOA Fundraiser

The Chincoteague Island Kampgrounds of America (KOA) in Chincoteague, Va., formerly Maddox Family Campground, will kick off the 2017 season by opening two weeks earlier than planned to participate in a national children’s cancer fundraiser. KOAs across North America...

Projects Pushing Back Mich. Park's '18 Opening

Michigan’s Holland State Park is making progress on a big list of improvements at its Lake Macatawa campground, with the clock ticking down toward camping season. Widening and repaving roads, adding parking pads, and modifying items in the park to meet Americans...

'Dynamic Pricing' Proposed for Iowa State Parks

A bill eligible for debate in the Iowa Senate would let state officials charge varying camping and lodging fees at state parks. Radio Iowa reported that Sen. Dan Dawson of Council Bluffs says it would allow officials to employ “dynamic pricing.” “There are peak times...

N.Z. Campground is Committed to Sustainability

A township of 200 people near Queenstown, New Zealand, is leading the world of sustainable guest accommodation. Stuff.com.nz reported that the first camp ground built according to Living Building Challenge – Camp Glenorchy – opened its doors on Tuesday. Owners Paul...

Project Would Impact Joshua Tree National Park

Despite Joshua Tree National Park’s record number of visitors, the southern California park’s eastern half has remained remote and wild. Just a bit off the pavement, visitors can go for days without seeing another soul, the only sounds coming from wildlife and the...

S.D. Challenges Buffalo Chip in Supreme Court

The fight over the status of the Buffalo Chip, S.D., as a municipality is not yet over. KOTA TV reported that the state has asked the South Dakota Supreme Court for permission to commence action challenging the rally campground’s incorporation into a city. The...

'TVA Campgrounds' Opening up For '18 Season

With spring just around the corner, the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) seasonal campgrounds are ready and waiting for visitors to return to the outdoors as the 2018 camping season opened Thursday (March 15) and runs through Nov. 15. The Chattanoogan reported that...

Funding Cuts Could Put Iowa Parks in Jeopardy

In 2009, following one of the worst floods in recent state history, the state allocated about $22 million for the Iowa DNR. Now, according to a Mason City Globe Gazette report, the DNR has around $11.17 million in state funds to work with, and officials say any...

Grand Canyon Park has New Water Restrictions

The drinking water situation worsened today (March 16) at Grand Canyon National Park, where officials are phasing in another level of water conservation that will impact restrooms and RV dump and fill stations in the park’s campgrounds. National Parks Traveler...