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La. Campgrounds Reopen 2 Years After Flooding

Portions of the campground at Lake Fausse Pointe State Park near St. Martinville, La., reopened Monday (May 28), while the deluxe cabins at Chemin-A-Haut State Park near Bastrop became available as of Friday, according to The Advocate. These and other overnight state...

Nebraska Park Loses Power Due To High Temps

Omaha, Neb., broke a record for temperatures on Saturday (May 26), topping triple digits and knocking out the power at Tubing and Adventures, a campground along the Elkhorn River, according to KETV. Brock Beran owns Tubing and Adventures, and he said similar hot days...

Colo. Campground Is Evacuated Due To Wildfire

About 120 people were evacuated from Island Acres Campground in Grand Junction, Colo., Friday (May 25) due to a wildfire that spread across 180 acres, according to westernslopenow.com. The campground eventually reopened on Sunday morning. Due to the evacuation, some...

Ariz. Park To Remain Open After Anonymous Tip

La Siesta Campgrounds made an announcement via Facebook on Friday (May 25) afternoon — they are staying open. According to the post, the Pima County (Ariz.) and Arizona Board of Supervisors is allowing the campground to stay in business under rural homestead zoning,...

High Heat Did Not Slow Campground's Business

Many people are returning home from their holiday weekend, but did the heat dampen the fun? At Coon Forks Campground in Augusta, Wisc., staff said they had a busy Memorial Day weekend, with all of their campsites booked for the holiday, according to WQOW. Campers came...

April RV Shipments Up 12.2%; Best On Record

The RV Industry Association’s (RVIA) April survey of manufacturers found RV wholesale shipments finished at 47,442, an increase of 12.2% from the 42,295 units shipped last April.  The April 2018 shipment total is the best April on comparable record. All towable RVs,...

Idaho State Parks Completely Full For Weekend

If you were hoping to snag a last-minute camping spot for Memorial Day weekend, you’ll have to look beyond Idaho’s many state parks, according to Boise State Public Radio. “It’s the first weekend of the big camping season,” says Tammy Kolsky with Idaho Parks and...

RV Rental Business Opens In Sheboygan, Wisc.

With summer fast approaching, an RV rental business has rolled onto the scene in Sheboygan, Wisc, according to the Sheboygan Press. Point Creek RV Rentals LLC allows customers to rent out campers and RVs for a specific amount of time. Not only will people have the...

Pa. Community Helps Park Owner After Tornado

A big storm in mid-May caused massive damage to Keen Lake Camping and Cottage Resort in Pennsylvania’s Wayne County, where a confirmed EF-1 tornado touched down, according to pahomepage.com. When the storm hit, the Hunt family was inside their camper at Keen...

‘FMCA’ Announces Dates For 2019 Conventions

The Family Motor Coach Association (FMCA), a Cincinnati-based international association for RV owners, has announced the dates and locations for its conventions in 2019. According to a press release, FMCA will be making a return visit to a popular venue for the...

Escapees To Mark 40th Year At Annual Escapade

At the same time the group is marking its highest ever membership total at almost 62,000 families, the Escapees RV Club is set to welcome nearly 640 rigs and their owners to the 58th Annual Escapade, which runs from May 27 to June 1 at the Missouri State Fairgrounds...