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CampCalNOW Gives Update On State’s Reopening Plan

Editor's Note: The CampCalNOW RV Parks and Campground Alliance shared this message with its members on Thursday (April 16). California Gov. Gavin Newsom held a press conference Wednesday regarding the current state of California amidst the COVID-19 outbreak. Millions...

N.H. Group Is Advocating To Close Parks During Crisis

New Hampshire campgrounds have been allowed to remain open during the COVID-19 pandemic, but not everyone thinks that's a good idea, according to WMUR. Campgrounds have been deemed essential businesses and can operate under state health guidelines, but some fire...

In Maine Most Not Open Yet, Cancellations Coming In

The Maine Campground Owners Association (MECOA) told WOODALLScm.com that the majority of its members have not opened their parks yet — typically, parks in the northern state do not open until early to mid-May — but that the association is concerned about the impact...

PCOA Continues To Advocate For Owners at State Level

The Pennsylvania Campground Owners Association (PCOA) continues to speak with state officials as it works to ease some of the restrictions placed on campground owners at the moment. Bev Gruber, the associations executive director, and Jason Vaughan, assistant...

Campspot Launches Its New Express Check-In Feature

On Wednesday (April 15), Campspot made its express check-in feature fully operational, which includes electronic signature capabilities, according to a press release. For Campspot customers, this will allow campground staff and their campers to take advantage of...

RAC Shows How To Build A Front Desk Safety Shield

Chris Cutler and Gwyn Wathen from Recreation Adventures Company (RAC), the owners and operators of 13 Kampgrounds of America Inc. (KOA) parks, figured out how to make a quick and easy "sneeze guard" that owners can make to protect workers, according to officials from...

KOA Hosts ‘KOA University’ Class Online For First Time

Over the past 58 years, thousands of new, fresh-faced Kampgrounds of America Inc. (KOA) campground owners have made the long trek to KOA’s home office in Billings, Mont., for an intense week of training on how to do things the “KOA way” at their campgrounds, according...

Canada Suspends Camping at Nat. Parks Through May

Parks Canada has suspended camping until May 31, according to rmotoday.com. In a Wednesday (April 15) morning announcement, the federal agency said in an effort to limit the spread of COVID-19 Parks Canada has suspended all camping, group activities, and events in all...

Nebraska Launches ‘Camping at Home’ Campaign

The Nebraska Games and Parks Commission is encouraging camping enthusiasts to create a family, fun camping adventure in their own home or backyard during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to siouxlandproud.com. “Nebraska Game and Parks Commission knows that camping is...

Curtin Forecasts ‘Long Road’ to RV Industry Recovery

While the RV industry is resilient and eventually will recover from this pandemic-induced downturn, it will be a “long and bumpy road,” said Dr. Richard Curtin, a longtime RV industry analyst and director of the Survey of Consumers at the University of Michigan....

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