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Toronto RV Park Plan Stalls at City Hall

Toronto councillors put the brakes on efforts to get the city involved in creating an RV park. "I don't believe this is a core function of the city – to provide an RV site," said Councillor Kyle Rae, chairman of Toronto's economic development committee, according to...

Camping Remains Popular on Outer Banks

North Carolina’s Outer Banks historically has been an inexpensive place to park trailers and campers for a weekend, a season or longer. As real estate values skyrocketed, however, bigger developments have replaced some campgrounds and travel trailer parks, according...

Alaska Park Owners Face Visitor Decline

The Alaska Campground Owners Association (ACOA) grappled with declining membership participation and steadily falling camper nights at its Spring Convention May 4-6 in Anchorage. Only a third of ACOA’s 69 member campgrounds were represented at the convention, which...

RVRA Survey: Rentals Headed for Strong 2007

RV rental companies are anticipating another strong year, according to a new survey of Recreation Vehicle Rental Association (RVRA) members. According to a press release, companies responding to the association’s annual survey report RV rental activity will be up an...

RPTIA Forming Panel to Update ANSI Standard

The Newnan, Ga.-based Recreational Park Trailer Industry Association (RPTIA) is asking for volunteers to serve as members of an American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Canvass Committee that will revise and update the national construction and safety standard for...

New Mexico’s Upscale Sky City RV Park Opens

The Sky City RV Park in Acoma, N.M., was unveiled during a soft opening in late May. The 42-site, state-of-the-art RV park is located on I-40, about 50 miles west of Albuquerque and adjacent to the Sky City Casino and Hotel. All of the park’s full-service spaces are...

Tent Camping Still Popular at Minnesota Parks

Though RVs are ubiquitous on Minnesota’s roads and at many campgrounds – there are more than 140,000 in the state and their numbers have hit record levels nationally – the simple tent remains a cheap alternative, according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune. “I’d say 70...

Lake Powell Resorts & Marinas Expands Facility

Lake Powell Resorts & Marinas, an ARAMARK-managed property, has added 49 new RV spaces, 34 of which are pull-through spaces, including full hook-up capabilities, and a new amphitheatre to its Wahweap RV Park and Campground in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area....

Upscale RV Park Being Considered for Toronto

Toronto’s economic development committee meets on Thursday (June 7) and will consider a report on creating an RV park in the city, according to Inside Toronto. The report notes there are nine RV-friendly campgrounds and parks located within one hour of Toronto....

Campers Forced to Evacuate in Manitoba Park

Stranded campers and cottagers were evacuated Sunday (June 3) from a portion of Nopiming Provincial Park in eastern Manitoba that is now isolated after the only access road washed out, according to the Winnipeg Sun. With some of their belongings in tow, a number of...

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