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Virginia Campground’s Future in Limbo

The future of three of the most beautiful natural spots in James City, Va., should be decided this fall, according to a timeline reviewed this week by county supervisors. The master plan effort for the county-owned Jamestown Beach Campground, Jamestown Yacht Basin and...

Campground Cuts Loom in San Diego Budget

San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders is expected to begin pushing for next year's $1.2 billion budget proposal. The proposal calls for scraping 127 city jobs and hard cuts to libraries, city pools and popular campgrounds, the San Diego Union-Tribune reported. Overnight...

Report: High Gas Prices to Impact U.S. Travel

Retail gas prices will peak near $3.60 a gallon in June, but prices at such lofty levels will make many Americans think twice about hitting the road this summer, the Energy Department said Tuesday (April 8). High prices and a weak economy are expected to cut demand...

Arizona Agency Delays RV Decision

The Mohave County (Ariz.) supervisors put off on Monday (April 7) until its next meeting the issue of renting recreation vehicles at RV parks. In November, the supervisors passed a new county ordinance that deals with health and sanitation requirements for public...

8,000+ Manitoba Sites Booked on First Day

By all reports the first day of being able to reserve a campground this summer at a Provincial Park in Manitoba by telephone was relatively trouble-free. More than 8,000 campsites were booked as of noon Monday (April 7), reported CJOB Channel 68, Winnipeg. That is...

Maine State Park Campsites Filling Fast

Even with an impressive winter that seems reluctant to relinquish its hold, some people are making plans for the coming camping season in Maine. Camping reservations at Maine state parks have hit an all-time high for this time of year, according to the Maine Bureau of...

Forest Service Closes Arizona Campground

The U.S. Forest Service announced on April 2 that it will close Hoyer Campground near Greer, Ariz., this summer because of problems with a wastewater treatment facility. A news release said the Forest Service will refund about $10,000 in campsite reservation fees,...

Massachusetts Park Owners Elect New Officers

The Massachusetts Association of Campground Owners (MACO) elected new officers for 2008 at its annual meeting March 15 in Springfield, Mass. The meeting was held in conjunction with the Northeast Campground Association’s Northeast Conference on Camping....

RV Park Development on Tribal Lands Eyed

The first ever conference designed to help Native Americans develop and operate RV parks and campgrounds is scheduled for May 13-14 in Phoenix, Ariz. “Many Indian tribes have identified RV parks as being viable economic development projects and have included...

ARVC-Michigan Reaches Out to Non-Members

The Michigan Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC-Michigan) tried something new to attract newcomers to its Spring Convention March 26-28 at the Valley Plaza Resort in Midland, Mich. The depressed Michigan economy called for creative marketing so Executive...

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