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States Closing, Restricting Access To Public Facilities

Due to the coronavirus, a number of state park systems, national park monuments/areas, and even visitor centers have closed campgrounds and/or suspended other operations. There are also still some that are open to the public. If you have any updates or further news to...

Private Parks In Calif. Note Numbers Increasing Amid Virus

As shutdowns, cutbacks and other coronavirus-related troubles lead legions of Americans to stay away from hotels and airports, numbers are increasing at many public and private California campgrounds, their operators say, according to the Los Angeles Times. “We’ve...

Sunland Notes Work To Keep Guests Safe In Email

Sunland RV Resorts sent out a notification to guests on Saturday (March 14) ensuring them that resort staff at its resorts in California and Florida were taking proper precautions at its resorts. "I am reaching out on behalf of the entire Sunland RV Resorts family to...

PCOA Decides To Move York RV Show To Mid-June

The Pennsylvania Campground Owners Association (PCOA) has decided to reschedule its 2020 York RV Show that was originally scheduled for this coming weekend, March 20-22, in York, Pa., according to a press release. The annual event will now be held June 12-14. "PCOA...

Tensions Grow Within NPS As Some Parks Still Open

Though a few more units of the National Park System (NPS) were closing Sunday (March 15) in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, behind the scenes tensions were growing over the situation at parks that were remaining open, according to the National Parks Traveler....

SDCOA To Host Free E-Meeting In Lieu Of Conference

Campground owners across South Dakota were notified today (March 16) that the South Dakota Campground Owners Association (SDCOA) has modified the format of its annual conference, which was set to take place on April 28, according to SDCOA's Executive Director Mary...

La. State Park Closed, May Be Used To House Patients

Lousiana Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser has announced the closing of Bayou Segnette State Park near New Orleans to all recreational activities, according to WGNO. For the next month, it will be used as an “overflow” area if local hospitals run out of space for treating...

Ill., Mass., and N.M. Closing State Park Campgrounds

Motivated by an “abundance of caution,” New Mexico, Massachusetts, and Illinois have closed all or some of its state park campgrounds over the weekend in an effort to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. • On March 13, the Massachusetts Department of...

Federal Reserve Slashes Interest Rates to Near Zero

The Federal Reserve took massive emergency action Sunday (March 15) to try to help the economy withstand the coronavirus by slashing its benchmark interest rate to near zero and saying it would buy $700 billion in Treasury and mortgage bonds. As reported by The...

FMCA Postpones Rally, August Rally Still Scheduled

FMCA announced that it is postponing its 101st International Convention and RV Expo, slated to run March 26-29 at the Pima County Fairgrounds in Tucson, Ariz., due to the coronavirus outbreak. "With escalating concern regarding the COVID-19 virus and the Tucson...

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