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Most Jellystone Parks Open For Memorial Day Wkd.

As Memorial Day weekend nears, Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts across North America are preparing to welcome guests at most of its locations across the country, according to a press release. Nearly 70 Jellystone Park locations are already open or will be by...

OIA Is Spreading the Word to ‘Recreate Responsibly’

EDITOR'S NOTE: As states begin to loosen restrictions and the public descends on National Parks, campgrounds and other areas of the outdoors, Lise Aangeenbrug, executive director of the Outdoor Industry Association (OIA), issued the following plea on behalf of the...

Fla. RV Resorts Report Brisk Business for Memorial Day

While occupancies vary at campgrounds and RV parks across Florida, some park operators say they will be busier than normal this Memorial Day weekend because of COVID-19. Some parks are also sold out for the holiday weekend. “People are want to get outside and enjoy...

Senate to Vote on Great American Outdoors Act in June

EDITOR'S NOTE: It appears as if the Great American Outdoors Act (GAOA) is headed for an early June vote on Capitol Hill, according to the following release from the Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR). The bill, championed by Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Sen. Steve...

Ind. Campgrounds to Open for Memorial Day Weekend

Following the behind-the-scenes efforts by many, including the Indiana Manufactured Housing Association-Recreation Vehicle Indiana Council (IMHA-RVIC), private campgrounds and RV parks in Indiana can open Friday (May 22) – just in time for Memorial Day Weekend – as...

Survey: Short Road Trips this Memorial Day Weekend

Digital automotive marketplace and solutions provider Cars.com recently revealed its latest research that found while 64% of Americans will not travel this Memorial Day weekend due to COVID-19, 36% still plan to take a trip. Of those planning to travel, 75% will do so...

Minn. Parks to Reopen June 1, Must Follow Guidelines

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz on Wednesday (May 20) announced several changes to his Stay Safe Minnesota orders, allowing for the partial reopenings of bars, restaurants, salons and campgrounds on June 1, according to bringmethenews.com. Of course, each of these reopenings...

Despite Restrictions, Maine Park Excited to Reopen

Officials in Maine are loosening restrictions to get more people outside on Memorial Day weekend, according to NECN. On Tuesday (May 19), members of Gov. Janet Mills’ economic reopening team announced that private campgrounds can allow Maine residents in as early as...

Mich. Campgrounds Still Await Green Light to Reopen

With Michigan State Parks set to open in late June and many private campgrounds still closed, Memorial Day weekend is going to feel different for many Michigan campers, and private park owners throughout the state are going to feel the financial sting, according to...

Washington Post: COVID-19 Impacts Retiree RV Plans

For those who spent years planning to hit the open road in retirement, the coronavirus has forced a whole suite of decisions about housing and finances, according to a lengthy report Wednesday (May 20) by The Washington Post. As campgrounds shuttered nationwide...

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