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25-Site Park Plan Slowing Amid Land Prep Costs

Brad Rew had a vision for a piece of the Yakima River shoreline in Richland, Wash. He remembered the days when kids like him grew up roaming along the river and envisioned turning it into an area where families could camp and kids could explore, according to the...

Canadian Owner Hand-Builds 4 Wooden Cabins

Tucked into a scenic little corner of the sprawling seasonal community that is Twin Shores Campground on Prince Edward Island, sit four not-so-little pieces of imagination come to life. They are cabins. All hand-crafted with local wood, milled nearby and looking every...

Campers Looking For Wi-Fi While Booking Trips

For Connie Ferris, acting as DJ at Benner, Pa.’s Meadow Run Campground is part of the allure of camping, according to WESA. The music, along with shared meals and campfires amid a string of RVs parked here for the summer, helps make the place feel like a...

100-Site N.C. RV Park Development Is Underway

An RV park is being built in Enfield, N.C., to help house some of the employees coming to work on the incoming Atlantic Coast Pipeline, according to The Daily Herald. George Junkin is one owner of the Fishing Creek RV Park, to be open hopefully in early July, he said....

Wisc. Committee Removes Park Funding Grants

After months of discussion the Natural Resources Committee has officially killed their proposal for setting up a Burnett County, Wisc., campground. The committee voted to not go forward with the project and instead will focus on promoting existing campgrounds,...

Floods Close Iowa Parks, Will Impact 4th of July

Major flooding concerns due to recent heavy rainfall in northern and northwestern Iowa has led to state park closures, according to KCRG. The following list shows state parks, trails and campgrounds that are closed or will be closing as flood waters are expected to...

Lawsuit Is Filed Against Wisc. Campground Plan

A dozen Jacksonport, Wisc., residents have filed a lawsuit in an attempt to overturn the conditional use permit (CUP) granted to a campground development by the Door County Resource Planning Committee and on appeal in a 3-2 vote on May 1 by the Door County Board of...

Vermont Launches First Time Camper Program

Officials with Vermont State Parks are launching the new “First Time Happy Campers Program” at five parks during the months of July and August. Created in partnership with the Outdoor Gear Exchange, this program provides free camping for new campers, whose...

Former Drag Racing Park Will Open As RV Park

Drag racing days have screeched to a halt on Prince Edward Island, according to the Journal Pioneer. The purchasers of Raceway Park in Oyster Bed Bridge plan to continue to run the property as a campground, but they are putting the brakes to racing. Chris Daley, who...

W. Va.'s Camp Creek Unveils New Sanitary Tech

West Virginia’s state parks and their counterparts are known for their scenic beauty, their opportunities to see wildlife and venues for recreation, but they’re also known for an unpleasant stereotype: the stench of outdoor restrooms, according to the Bluefield Daily...

La Hacienda is Arizona ARVC Large Park of Year

La Hacienda RV Resort has received the “Large Park of the Year Award” from the Arizona Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (Arizona ARVC). The 280-site park, which has been making lots of improvements in recent years, is very popular with snowbirds,...