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RV Daily Report is the source for the latest news impacting the campground industry. Has a new RV park or campground opened, closed, sold, or been in the news? What are the latest stories that help campground owners and managers better run their park operations and drive traffic to their businesses? What great destinations should RVers and campers add to their must visit list? Bookmark this page and check in daily for the latest news on campgrounds and RV parks.

Ten RVs hit in Florida RV park burglary

(May 13, 2009) -- Cypress Woods RV Park was hit yet again. Ten burglaries have been reported so far, and officials we spoke to say all of the victims are seasonal residents who just left to go back up north. Read More »

Oregon county boots RV owners for not living in a real dwelling

(June 2, 2009) -- Phil and Mary Klatt say they aren't harming anyone, and think they should be able to continue to live in their recreational vehicle. Both are in their 60s and have heart problems. On a fixed income, they pay $300 each month for rent. Their landlord recently got a letter that said he was violating county code because the RV could not be used as a permanent residence, and because he did not have permits for the septic system or electricity. Read More »

Colorado mobile home park converted to RV park

(May 25, 2009) -- Geof Schlittgen said when he purchased the 2-acre property three years ago, it had fallen into disrepair. Since then, all the mobile homes have been moved away, and this spring Schlittgen began upgrading the water, sewer and electrical systems as well as the landscaping at the park on County Road 203 just off U.S. Highway 550, across the road from the hot springs. Read More »

RVers enjoy relaxed pace, friendship while traveling

(June 1, 2009) -- "To me it seemed like a good investment," said Maggie Russell, a retired high school teacher who enjoys the park's planned activities, from potlucks and wine tastings to movie and card nights. "We love the people, the relaxed atmosphere, the environment." Read More »

RV owners find top-shelf amenities at Florida RV resort

(May 25, 2009) -- Harvey’s new $15 million property, which offers lots for rent or purchase, sold a third of its first phase of 167 units within its first month of opening in March. Amenities at Silver Palms RV Village include a private members lounge, a 9,000-square-foot clubhouse, a 300-capacity ballroom, a resort-size pool and Jacuzzi, 1,000-square-foot fitness center, in addition to tennis, pickleball, volleyball and shuffleboard courts. Read More »

Maine RVer says campgrounds should improve RV parking

(May 29, 2009) -- "Most campgrounds close the office and gate the entrance by 9 p.m., and do not offer overnight parking, as they do not want RVs hauling in through their campground late at night," he added. "Parking these rigs is difficult in daytime, not to mention in the dark. Most parks do not have pull-throughs, therefore requiring backing into the parking spot, causing a lot of noise and headlights flashing on the settled in campers." Read More »

RVer survives 40-foot fall at Arizona RV park

(May 22, 2009) -- Police said Tuesday that 45-year-old Gregory Loper was staying with family at an RV park at Camp Yavapines when he entered a fenced-in, restricted area, and climbed a platform to a zip-line under construction and not yet operational on Saturday. Read More »

Canadian community’s proposed ordinance may allow more RV resorts

(May 13, 2009) -- As condominium-style resorts become more popular, the new bylaw would allow for the creation of a land zoning specific to the type of resort. Under R-RVR land-use zoning, amenities like golf courses, marinas, restaurants, campgrounds and community facilities require approval from the municipal planning commission but that does not mean they are prohibited. Read More »

New RV park turns golf course into more than a round of golf

(May 28, 2009) -- The first week of April, construction crews put the finishing touches on Hash's newest creation a 59-pad RV park. With that, The Creeks became more than just a golf course. According to Hash, it became a campus for peaceful recreation - a get-away for RVers, whether they're coming from up the road or outside Arkansas' borders. Read More »

Missouri campgrounds plan improvements

(May 13, 2009) -- Several private RV park and campground operators in Missouri are investing in new facilities and amenities this year, which include everything from new campsites and cabins to pizzerias, jumping pillows and tractors for hay rides. Read More »

Leisure Systems launches Club Yogi Rewards

(May 18, 2009) -- With Club Yogi Rewards, guests earn club points for every qualified dollar of spending at Jellystone Park locations in the United States and Canada. Qualified spending includes campsites, cabins, and on-site retail transactions so the number of points earned adds up quickly. Club Points are accrued in the member’s personal account and can be redeemed for free nights at any type of available accommodation at any park in the system. There are no blackout dates. Read More »