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OIA Taps Kent Ebersole as Interim Executive Director

The Outdoor Industry Association's (OIA) board of directors has named Kent Ebersole as interim executive director during the organization’s continued search for a permanent executive director, following the resignation of Lise Aangeenbrug earlier this month, according...

Unique Lodging Helps to Market W. Va. Destinations

Editor's note: This story first appeared on West Virginia Public Broadcasting and was written by Randy Yohe.  Many vacationers seek out suitable lodgings near whatever indoor or outdoor experience they are venturing to see. But that trip can become richer when the...

S.D. Father & Son Team Planning 275-Site Park Dvlp.

Pierre, S.D., father and son, Vic and Andrew Utech, plan to develop a 384-lot housing development, 275 RV sites and 100 storage units on 210 acres on Lake Oahe’s Spring Creek/Cow Creek Peninsula, according to the Captial Journal. In October, the Utechs purchased the...

Developer Proposing New 388-Site RV Resort in Idaho

A new RV park could be coming south of the New York Canal in Idaho, according to Boise Dev.com. Last week, Justin and Jana Griffin submitted an application with Ada County to construct a 388-unit RV resort at 7680 W Vallejo Road. The roughly 40-acre property, which is...

Vermont Campground Expects ‘Busy’ Labor Day Wkd.

With Labor Day just around the corner, campgrounds in South Hero, Vt., are gearing up for a higher number of campers, according to mychamplainvalley.com. Apple Island Resort in South Hero is just one of these sites and they’re already expecting around 300 guests....

‘Campspot’ Has Launched New Visual Reporting Tool

Campspot is making it easier than ever for campgrounds to track the health of their businesses with the launch of Campspot Analytics, according to a press release. This new reporting tool provides parks with visual dashboards that reflect key health metrics....

Nev. Officials Explore Multiple Locations for RV Park

A site near the old Washoe Campground is one of three proposed for small RV parks on Douglas County, Nev., property, according to The Record-Courier. Around 60 Ruhenstroth residents turned out on Tuesday (Aug. 23) to talk about the proposals at the Fairgrounds and...

NYT: Trying to Keep Campers With Treehouses, Yurts

Some families plan annual summer trips in a quest to eventually visit every major-league ballpark across America. Over the past two years, Patty Lin and her family have taken up a similar pursuit: campgrounds, according to The New York Times. Lin, her husband and two...

CRS to Host Water-Themed Webinar This Wednesday

Commercial Recreation Specialist's (CRS) Founder and President Ron Romens is set to host an hour-long webinar at 2 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, Aug. 31 with the theme "Transform Expectations with a Water-Based Family Entertainment Center," according to an email sent out on...

KOA to Host Campground Buyer’s Workshop in Oct.

Learn everything you need to know about purchasing and operating a prosperous campground by attending the latest Kampgrounds of America Inc. (KOA) Buyer’s Workshop, according to a press release. This expert-led, two-day event for prospective campground owners will be...

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