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N.Y. Owners Facing Licensing, Annual Renewals

Local campground owners are unhappy with a revised version of the town of Catskill, N.Y.’s proposed campground law which they believe is too restrictive, according to hudsonvalley360.com. A public hearing was held by the Catskill town and planning boards June...

FMCA 98th Convention Brings 1,559 Rigs to Wyo.

The Family Motor Coach Association (FMCA) notched its highest attendance mark since 2013 for the organization’s summer show, as 1,559 rigs converged on the CAM-PLEX Multi-Event Facilities in Gillette, Wyo., for the July 18-21 98th International Convention & Expo....

Maine Campground Celebrates 60th Anniversary

The late Arnold Allen came home to dinner one night in 1957, the story goes, and said to his wife, Marie, and young daughter, Mady, “I think I’m going to open a campground,” according to Mount Desert Islander. And he did. Opening day was July 3, 1958. Mady Allen...

Michigan Campground Holds 'Christmas In July'

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Well, except for the hot and humid July weather. Even so, a group camping at Six Lakes Campground on M-99 (Boot Lake) in Hillsdale, Mich., held their “first annual” Christmas in July, according to the Hillsdale Daily News....

Rivers Bend Goes From Quarry To Campground

Rivers Bend Campground in Rock Valley, Iowa, may be unique for several reasons, but for Liz Arkema, it’s the friendly atmosphere and clean grounds that make it stand out, according to Okoboji. “You don’t have to walk a long ways to go swim or fish,” said Arkema,...

Crider: Plan Now On How To Deal With The Media

Editor’s Note: This column was written by Jeff Crider for the California Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (CalARVC).  Earlier this year, CalARVC dedicated a full day to emergency planning, with guest speakers from the U.S. Border Patrol, the FBI as well...

Paula Horwitz Named ARVC’s Education Director

The National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC) has announced the hiring of Paula Horwitz as ARVC’s director of education and events, as well as executive director of the ARVC Foundation, according to a press release. Paula joined the ARVC team in...

Huttopia Announces Expansion & New Locations

In response to growing demand, Huttopia North America is expanding Huttopia White Mountains, the company’s first “glamping” site in the United States, near North Conway, N.H., according to a press release. Additionally, the company expects to add locations in...

Recreation Growth Discussed With USDA Leaders

Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR) leaders met with U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Secretary Steven Censky to discuss the essential role played by the department – notably the USDA Forest Service – in providing diverse and high-quality outdoor...

Campground Closing Due To Water System Issues

The U.S. Forest Service will close Virginia’s Bark Camp Campground one month early because of ongoing water problems, according to The Coalfield Progress. The Clinch Ranger District announced in a July 20 release that the campground will be closed beginning Aug....