(May 25, 2011) -- Storms hit Pla-Mor Campground near Bremen on Sunday night, destroying two campers and flipping another on its side. Many of the campers left the campground before the storms hit, but left their campers behind, reports WNDU-TV.
(May 25, 2011) -- Campsites at Iowa State Parks will be filled to near capacity this weekend, with many of the reservations made as far back as late February. However, some walk-up sites may still be available, reports the Newton Daily News.
(May 24, 2011) -- Colorado State Parks has partnered with The North Face to present the “Explore Your Parks” program, which includes interpretive signs in the parks, an outdoor event at Barr Lake State Park in August, activity guides and a day pass voucher, good at all 42 Colorado State Parks, with the purchase of select The North Face gear or clothing.
(May 24, 2011) -- Those looking forward to an outdoor getaway in New Mexico for Memorial Day weekend may want to double-check their plans. Fire conditions have closed forest areas and campgrounds that have not seen restrictions in years, reports the Albuquerque Journal.
(May 24, 2011) -- About 35 families each weekend have been camping at Morgan Creek County Park, putting the campground at nearly full capacity since April. These staycations are shielding families from the recession and rising gas prices, reports Eastern Iowa Outdoors.
(May 24, 2011) -- The heat for the water at the Lake Elmo Park Preserve campgrounds is about to change. Century College students are teaming up with Washington County to create a solar powered hot water system, reports KSTP.com.
(May 24, 2011) -- Starting June 30, senior citizens will have to pay more to visit Colorado's 42 state parks. The Colorado State Parks Board voted last week to reduce discounts for seniors 64 or older, reports The Coloradoan.
(May 24, 2011) -- Starting this last weekend, campers at Heritage Hills, Brookville Lake Resort, End of Trails, Dubois Creek and Pratts' Lakeview campgrounds in Union County will be surveyed on their experiences, reports the Palladium-Item.
(May 24, 2011) -- Around 250 travel trailers from the 1940s, '50s and '60s greeted the public on Saturday at the Pismo Coast Village RV Resort in Pismo Beach, decorated in the fashions of the era, reports the Santa Maria Times.
(May 24, 2011) -- As of Friday, there were at least 75 campgrounds, RV parks and resorts that still had sites and cabins available for the holiday weekend. Check Camp-California.com’s Memorial Day camping tab for a complete listing of parks with vacancy as of Friday.