Litchfield Hills KOA

Construction is underway at the Litchfield Hills KOA. Credit: Litchfield Hills KOA’s Facebook page

Editor’s Note: WOODALLSCM.com is taking a look back at the year that was by highlighting the most viewed stories of 2023 on its website over the next two weeks, culminating in a look at the most popular story of the year. From new developments to profiles of parks, new industry trends and more, 2023 has been a year full of change and excitement as campers continue to hit the roads in search of adventure. 

2023 was another big year for park developments, even amid economic issues like higher interest rates and higher inflation. From investor projects to park owners expanding their portfolios, WCM saw a wide variety of projects take shape this year. One of WCM’s most popular development stories this year had to do with a new Kampgrounds of America location being built in Connecticut by Lelah Campo, who also owns Cozy Hills Campgrounds in Bantam, Conn.

The park is slated to open in 2024. 

You can read the full story that was originally posted in August below or by clicking here. 

Plans are to open the Litchfield Hills KOA Campground at 232 Klug Road in April 2024; in the meantime, a sneak peek is planned for this fall, according to the Republican American.

On Monday (Aug. 14), campground owner Lelah Campo, who also owns Cozy Hills Campgrounds in Bantam, Conn., said that while the property will be ready for some fall camping, she decided not to rush to open but instead is waiting until next spring to assure all the amenities are in.

“We could have done a soft opening (in the fall) but I would just rather take the time to get things ready more for the campers,” she said.

In late October, however, she said there will be “a very informal sneak peek.”

The campground will consist of 92 sites on the nine developed acres of the property. Most of the sites will be for RVs and will be served by sanitary and sewer facilities, electrical pedestals and spigots for water.

There will also be cabins available for rent. Currently, the cabins are at Cozy Hills, where they are being rented this camping season, Campo said.

To read more, click here. 

You can follow the progress of the park through its Facebook page by clicking here.