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Nebraska Welcomes New Campground

A new campground should be opening this spring in the Grand Island, Neb., area. The first nine camper pads for a planned 50-site development are being constructed at the Heartland Public Shooting Park. It's a development that will be created over time as money allows...

Court Ruling Dire for Ontario Tourism

A trailer park owner says an Ontario Court of Appeal ruling will hurt tourism in the province. The Court of Appeal ruled Jan. 14 that trailers in campgrounds are property tax assessable in the name of the owner of the underlying land — the campground owner, according...

Fall Opening for Montana Motorcoach Resort

Real estate entrepreneur Jeanne Rizzotto has a penchant for unusual projects, and creating the Of Course RV Resort LLC, the first of many motorcoach resorts in the nation to include a designer golf course, is her most unusual endeavor to date. Located just north of...

Minnesota Park Owners Air Concerns in St. Paul

The president of the Minnesota Resort and Campground Association (MRCA) stressed the importance of resort and campground preservation, especially property tax relief, during a presentation earlier this month to the state's legislators. Paul Bugbee, owner of Bug-Bee...

Board Flip-Flops, Kills RV Park Plan

Plans for a recreational vehicle park in Richmond, Ky., unraveled Tuesday (March 25) as the city commission acknowledged citizen opposition to the plan. In a surprise turnaround, city commissioners voted 4-0 to rescind a lease to build the RV park at Camp Catalpa in...

Bill Offers Disabled Vets Free Campground Lodging

Disabled military veterans would receive free lodging at Kentucky state park lodges and campgrounds under a bill approved by the House on Monday (March 24). The legislation, which was approved 98-0, provides for up to three nights of free lodging each year, according...

RV Resort Committed to ‘Green’ Living

A new northern California RV resort, scheduled for opening in May, is placing an emphasis on creating a ‘green’ lifestyle. According to the Red Bluff Daily News, developers of the 27-acre, 174-site Durango RV Resort in Red Bluff have taken extensive measures to make...

LSI Kicks off ’08 Season with Conference

More than 75 recreation directors, campground owners and managers from 43 Jellystone Parks gathered in Cincinnati March 13-14 to get tips on improving camping experience for families. The annual Campground Association for Recreation Education (CARE) conference is...

New RV/Water Park in Ottawa Underway

The $50-million Calypso Park under construction in Limoges, Ontario, will feature more than 35 waterslides, a 40,000-square-foot wave pool, hundreds of water games, an "adventure river" and a campground spread over 460 acres, according to The Ottawa Citizen. It will...

New Owner Adding Park Models to Texas Resort

Hill Country Hillside Ltd. purchased the Hill Country RV Resort in New Braunfels, Texas, from B. Schumacher Ltd. in December. The purchase price was not disclosed. The new owner is currently renovating the 300-plus site RV park and phasing out the 90-site mobile home...

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