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‘Green’ Restroom a Prototype in Michigan

When nature calls, campers at Michigan's Grand Haven State Park can now go "green" at a new, environmentally friendly toilet-shower building that is the first of its kind in the state park system. Construction on a similar facility at Otsego Lake State Park near...

New York State Parks Packed over 4th

New York state parks were packed with campers over the July 4 holiday weekend. The state parks department said more than 90% of campsites and cabins were reserved in advance for the Fourth of July weekend, surpassing last year's advance booking rate of 83%, the...

RV Park’s Safety Plan Gets County OK

A Portland, Ore., entrepreneur has resolved a potentially costly dispute with Cowlitz County, Wash., over his yet-to-open RV park north of Castle Rock, according to the Longview (Wash.) Daily News. The county’s building department had wanted developer Charlie Curry to...

4 Hurt at Maine Campground Explosion

Four people from Dexter, Maine, suffered minor burns on their arms and legs when a gas stove exploded in their camper as they were cooking breakfast the morning of July 4. Newport Fire Chief Fred Hickey said the explosion at Tent Village Campground on Sebasticook Lake...

Have A Safe July 4 Weekend

The WoodallsCM.com website will be idle on Friday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. We will return to our normal schedule on Monday, July 7, keeping you informed of the latest industry Industry News. Here’s wishing all of our subscribers a safe Fourth of...

Friend Allies with Cottonwood Software

Friend Communications and Cottonwood Software LLC are bringing the concept of “coopitition” to the front office operations of the nation’s campgrounds. The two competing software providers have entered into a strategic alliance to sell each other’s products and...

<i>USA Today</i>: Park Models Thrive at RV Resorts

If you think fewer recreational vehicles are on the road this summer, you may be right – and it's not just high fuel costs keeping them from pounding the pavement. As reported by USA Today, RV resorts across the country are offering an alternative way to camp out....

TACO Survey Shows Texas Camping Trends

Fifty-five percent of RV enthusiasts plan to camp with family and friends as usual this Fourth of July weekend, despite rising fuel costs, an online survey by the Texas Association of Campground Owners (TACO) has found. But 52% of RV enthusiasts do plan to camp closer...

New Campground on Ohio River Opens

The Sandy Springs Campground 20 miles west of Portsmouth, Ohio, recently celebrated its grand opening. The campground and park, located along U.S. 52 on the scenic Ohio River, features 30 sites and private restrooms and showers, according to The People’s Defender,...

Have A Safe July 4 Weekend

The WoodallsCM.com website will be idle on Friday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. We will return to our normal schedule on Monday, July 7, keeping you informed of the latest industry Industry News. Here’s wishing all of our subscribers a safe Fourth of...

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