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Hoosier Camp Owners Oppose County Park

A proposed county park with space for camping near Gas City, Ind., could hurt local businesses, campground owners say, according to the Marion Chronicle Tribune. “It sounds like a great idea if you’re standing from the outside,” said Ryan Richards, owner of Sports...

Black RVers Rally in Perry, Ga.

This weekend hundreds of RV enthusiasts made their way to Perry, Ga., to be a part of the 15th annual National African-American RV Association (NAARVA) Camp Rally according to WMAZ TV, Macon, Ga. More than 1,400 people are a part of the club and organizers estimate...

Ore. RV Park Saved by Love of Recreation

The sour housing market in Bend, Ore., and a local developer’s taste for RV trips may have saved Bend’s premier RV park, according to the Bend Bulletin. Once destined for the bulldozer, the Crown Villa RV Resort is doing a booming business this summer, owner Larry...

Utah Fire Destroys Campground, Motel

A wildfire destroyed a campground and motel in central Utah and quickly scorched thousands of acres in Juab and Sanpete counties, forcing an airlift of 18 Boy Scouts and hikers from Nephi Canyon, according to the Summit Daily News. “They’d had to get up in some real...

Lawmaker Seeks to Reopen Campgrounds

A Republican lawmaker who represents Michigan’s Cheboygan County called the closure of 20 rustic campgrounds in northern Michigan an act of negligence on the part of the administration of Gov. Jennifer Granholm, according to the Cheboygan Daily Tribune. The Michigan...

Redmond’s ‘Rally’ A Small Town on Wheels

Redmond in central Oregon is one of the fastest growing cities in the country, so maybe it’s fitting that the city and the Deschutes County Fairgrounds are hosting one of the country’s largest RV gatherings -- The Rally, sponsored by Affinity Group Inc. (AGI). The...

South Dakota Park Celebrates Milestone

Scenic Park has become the crown jewel among South Sioux City, S.D., parks since it was established 40 years ago and will celebrate the milestone with a birthday party on Friday (July 20), according to the Sioux City Journal. The 134-acre park features wooded...

RVers Prefer Wi-Fi over Swimming Pools

Operators of RV parks who do not offer their guests free high speed wireless Internet access (Wi-Fi) may want to change their ways. According to a June survey by RVtravel.com, far more RVers would choose a park that offered free Wi-Fi over one that offered only a...

KOA Cites 3.3% Camper Increase for '07

The number of campers visiting Kampgrounds of America (KOA) Inc. parks this summer continues to climb, up 3.3 percent through July 16 over the same period in 2006, the company reported in a news release on Wednesday (July 18). “Our camper night numbers are up...

Equestrian Focus for Carolina RV Park

A drive down the streets of Landrum, S.C., and nearby Polk County in North Carolina was evidence enough to convince Gus Meyers, Todd Parris and Chuck Piazza, owners of I-26 TGC LLC, that a high-end RV park with an equestrian focus would be a success in the area,...

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