b'CAMPGROUNDWoodalls 4 Star WANTED!Approx. 4.5 Acres RV Park & Campground RV parks with water feature For Sale By Owner - $575,000 (lake, river, ocean), or near major27 RV Sites with Water/Sewer/ attraction. Prefer 200+ sites withSnow in some Colorado locations was set to help squelch some Elec. (20/30/50 amp) high number of seasonal residents,of the larger wildfires the state was dealing with in late October.WIFI & Cable to All Sitesbut will consider smaller parks(with or without water feature), ifWestern Wildfiresfrom page 33 But while her park was not burned by theLocated in the Lower Appalachian have high seasonal occupancy in fire, her cabins and home suffered smoke Mountains of North Carolina desirable location near attractions.Ourguestswereanxiousto get outside damage and had to be cleaned before theyBetween Atlanta and Asheville Family and/or retirement. Rural again and our resort offered the perfect en- could be reoccupied. At press time, Alexan-Large Pavilion with Fireplaceor city location. We will decidevironment to socially distance while enjoying der was preparing to rent three of her cab-outdoor activities. Although the resort re- ins for the winter to construction workersBathrooms with Showers quickly and pay all cash or opened on Aug. 28 and the Grizzly Creek fire who are building a nearby water tunnel. structure sale to meet your needs.was under control, the ongoing fires in Col- She hoped to be able to move back into herMountain Viewswith Creekorado and smoke from California have con- house as soon as cleaning crews finishBeautifully Landscaped We are experienced RV park tinued to deter travel in the numbers we their smoke odor removal work.owners and assure confidentiality.normally experience. The temperature is expected to drop toAdditional 2+ Acres Available Brokers welcome. Despite these losses, Schneider is opti- 17 degrees, she said. for Purchase Please call or email us today:mistic that 2021 will be better. Thankfully,we had all the appropriate insurance in Private Parks Serve asEmail: [email protected] Phone: 518-480-2199place for lost income and cleaning up the Base Camps for FirefightersOr828-421-1709 Email: [email protected] left behind so we ended up OK, she While many campgrounds were forcednoted. I feel bad for those companies that to temporarily close as a result of the recentwere not covered for such losses and ex- Westernwildfires,someparkoperatorspenses. We have strong bookings for next werehappytohostfirefightersastheyyear, so hopefully the pandemic will be be- fought to contain the fires in their vicinity,hind us and all other factors cooperate. including River Run RV Resort, the new SunCommunities Inc. park in Granby, Colo.,CanyonSide Campgroundwhich is about a two-hour drive northwestin Bellvue, Colo. of Denver.WhentheCameronPeakFireap- Although River Run remains in an evac-proached CanyonSide Campground in Bel- uation zone, our property has not sustainedlvue, Colo., park owner June Alexander, damage and we have been able to open ourwho lives onsite, was forced to evacuate in doors to the brave first responders workingher 20-foot Winnebago Rialta motorhome. in the area, River Run stated in a FacebookThe fire started Thursday, Aug.13 and post shared by CampColorado. Althoughwe evacuated on Friday, Alexander said. there is no way to fully express our grati-I had customers (checking in) who had to tude to these heroes, we are tremendouslyturn around and leave. I tried to reschedule proud to offer them overnight accommoda-people into September. That didnt pan out. tions and the use of our Event Center as a ADVERTISERS INDEXWhen WCMcaught up with Alexander in commandpostforGrandCountyEmer-late October, her 7,400-foot elevation park, gency Management.which has 10 RV sites and five cabins, had As WCM went to press, snow showers Advertiser Page # Advertiser Page #been closed for nine weeks and two days. were taking place across the higher eleva-The electricity for her park had also been tions of Colorado, giving park operators and Applebrook RV Parks33 Phelps Honey Wagon.12shut down for a month due to the fire, which firefighters hope that 2020s nightmarish firemeant she lost all of the perishable food she season would be over soon. 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