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Malibu Campground Closed After Fatal Shooting

Officials on Monday (June 25) closed down a campground in Malibu, Calif., where a father was fatally shot inside his tent while he was camping with his young daughters. “The safety of park visitors is our top priority,” state parks officials said in a statement. “Our...

Owner Finds Amber Alert Suspect, Kidnap Victim

It was the most bizarre way campground manager Tom Adams has started work at the Bear Paw Fishing Resort on Panguitch Lake in Utah, according to FOX 31. He and his fiancee were setting up for the day when a stranger came to their office in a pickup truck. Adams said...

AAA: Record Number To Travel Over July Fourth

U.S. travelers will hit the roads, rails, and airports in record numbers this Fourth of July holiday, despite higher gasoline prices, the nation’s largest automotive advocacy group said. Some 46.9 million Americans will travel 50 miles over the upcoming July Fourth...

Connecticut Tribe Eyes Development Of RV Park

The Mashantucket Pequot tribe in New London, Conn., is considering creating an RV resort on three parcels on Route 2, where tribal officials initially had proposed hosting the Revolution Rock Festival in 2016, according to The Day. The town’s Planning and Zoning...

SDCOA Letter Warns Of Possible Scam Invoices

Editor’s Note: The following is a letter written by Mary Arlington, executive director of the South Dakota Campground Owners Association (SDCOA), about an invoice that was received by the organization.  Hello South Dakota Campground Owners, If you see an invoice...

'Go RVing' Collects Research On Millenial RVers

The Go RVing Coalition has commissioned research into the next generation of RV consumer to identify consumer trends within the Millennial generation, identify the groups most likely to own and use an RV and identify the strongest and most prominent barriers of entry...

Calif. RV Park Owner Could Be Fined Thousands

Despite the promises of the owner of a run-down RV park in Fresno, Calif., to fix his facility, nothing has changed. Now, the owner could face tens of thousands of dollars in fines and time in jail, according to GVWire.com. Mohamed Saeed, the owner of Jack’s Resort RV...

'The Dyrt' Nabs $2.6M In Funding, Grows Rapidly

According to Kevin Long, there used to be a lot of unhappy campers out there who for years searched in vain for a website with accurate campground reviews. Then in 2013, Long’s wife, Sarah Smith, launched a Portland, Ore., tech startup called The Dyrt, which can...

Park Officials Eliminate 'Honor System' Program

A change was proposed for Topaz Lake Campground on Topaz Lake, Nev., after it was found that many campers were placing empty envelopes inside the payment boxes instead of paying their camping fees, according to The Record-Courier. The current honor system self-paid...

Newfoundland Parks Have Slow Start To Season

Despite a slow start to the season at several parks in Newfoundland’s Bay St. George area, operators are still hoping for a good season with the weather finally starting to warm up, according to The Telegram. Michael Zenz, park manager of Zenzville Campground in...