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Ore. Officials Deal With Flood of People at State Parks

Folks trying to beat the heat and get out of cities amid the COVID-19 pandemic in Oregon are turning to the outdoors in droves, according to News 10. Jam-packed campgrounds and hiking trails have become the norm this summer, and forest managers say people need to be...

Minn. Park Is Receiving Nearly $4M In Improvements

Whitewater State Park, located between Rochester and Winona, Minn., is getting an upgrade this summer. The goal: enhance campers’ experiences while eliminating the hazards associated with flash flooding on the Whitewater River, according to ABC 6. The Cedar Hill...

Wisc. Council Decides to Increase Rates at Campground

Changes are coming to the camping model at Riverside Park in New Lisbon, Wisc., as a rate increase and different lease structures are set to start next year, according to the Star-Times. The New Lisbon Common Council voted to approve the changes at a July 28 meeting,...

‘RVing in New England’ to Highlight Maine Campground

'RVing in New England,' the weekly Facebook Live show presented by the New England RV Dealers Association, is bringing on Gaelan Bayley, operations manager of Bayley's Camping Resort in Maine, to talk about the park's upcoming 50th Anniversary, according to a press...

After Redevelopment, Colo. Jellystone a Destination

Keep a close eye on your pic-a-nic basket. Yogi Bear has a new home just north of Colorado Springs, Colo., according to The Gazette. The Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp-Resort in Larkspur, which opened on Memorial Day weekend after several years of construction, has...

Nominations Are Now Open For The RV/MH Hall of Fame

Even though the deadline for nomination is still months away (Oct. 31), officials said it’s really not too early to start the process of nominating a deserving individual. So, RV/MH Hall of Fame President Darryl Searer is urging those who are considering a nominee to...

Negotiators Make Some Progress on a COVID Relief Bill

Negotiators on a huge coronavirus relief bill reported slight progress after talks resumed Monday (Aug. 3) afternoon in the Capitol, with issues like food for the poor and aid to schools struggling to reopen safely assuming a higher profile in the talks, according to...

COVID & High Demand Fueling RV Inventory Shortages

More people in Minnesota's Mankato area are buying campers, motorhomes and boats this summer compared to previous years; and that increased demand, compounded by the temporary shutdown of factories to quell the spread of COVID-19 in March and April, has left dealers...

Folding Campers Seeing Surge in Consumer Demand

It seems the pandemic-induced surge in RV demand is cutting across all segments. John Stringer, who oversees the Rockwood and Flagstaff lines at Forest River Inc., said the folding camper market has been “astronomical.” In fact, he said retail sales right now are...

Tropical Storm Isaias to Sweep from Carolinas to Maine

After veering away from making a direct hit in Florida, Tropical Storm Isaias is now on a collision course with the Carolinas and then with the rest of the Eastern Seaboard all the way to Maine through midweek, according to a report today (Aug. 3) by The Washington...

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