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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.

Arizona RV Resort opens new park along Colorado River

(Oct. 20, 2009) -- The Havasu Springs RV Resort in Havasu, Ariz., has opened its gates and is officially ready for RV campers from across the nation. This state-of-the-art RV campground in features amenities like pull-through RV spaces, tennis courts, heated pool and golf course. Read More »

Nebraska city approves RV park upgrades

(Oct. 23, 2009) -- Tuesday, the Alma City Council approved the low bid from Jeff's Electric of Holdrege for an estimated cost of $19,500 to install 18-two sided pedestal power outlets. The company will trench, wire throughout the park, re-supply the office electrical service, and put new wiring in the shower house. Read More »

Snowbirds find it pays to own their own RV site at Florida resort

(Oct. 19, 2009) -- Paul and Louise Rollin had been coming to Florida every winter for years, usually staying for several months at a time. But after rolling the dice each year with RV parks they found on the Internet – and winding up with sites were too small, too noisy or with too many restrictions on when they could rent a site and for how long – the Canadian couple gave up on the idea of renting an RV site for the winter. Read More »

Some California state parks to close midweek

(Oct. 27, 2009) -- “In order to maintain high quality service and public safety standards during high-peak visitor use periods experienced during the warmer summer seasons, weekends and holidays we must reduce services during slower non-peak visitor use periods such as weekdays during the winter and spring seasons,” said Krueper. Read More »

Mississippi city contemplates RV park zoning restrictions

(Oct. 22, 2009) -- A committee of aldermen now have a place to start addressing the question of where recreational vehicle parks can be placed within city limits. The group's recommendation was that stays not to exceed 30 days or, possibly, three months in any one-year period.

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Arizona RV park see spike in reservations and snowbirds head south

(Oct. 16, 2009) -- Advance reservations are up at several Arizona campgrounds and RV parks that cater to snowbirds, according to an informal survey of park operators across the Grand Canyon State. “We think it’s going to be a pretty good season, certainly stronger than last year,” said Merlin Jones, president of the Arizona Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds, adding that most parks are reporting higher winter advance reservation figures than they had last year at this time. Read More »

Bulldozer levels Florida RV park to make room for grocery store

(Oct. 26, 2009) -- The old A-frame building used to be the center of a 10-acre RV park at the northwest corner of Alternate A1A and Hood Road in Palm Beach Gardens. Steam shovels tore it down Friday as the first step in building a 46,000-square-foot Publix. Construction is expected to start later this year. Read More »

Texas family wins Jellystone Park video contest

(Oct. 29, 2009) -- David and Deidre Carroll, and their daughters, Ashton (age 7) and Jordan (age 5), received a $10,000 prize, a Jellystone Park gift basket full of Yogi Bear souvenirs and a return visit to Jellystone Park in Canyon Lake, Texas -- the site where the winning video was filmed. Read More »

Michigan tribe to build indoor waterpark with adjacent RV park

(Oct. 26, 2009) -- The 45,000-square-foot water park with rides and slides will have a retractable roof or wall to let the sun in during the summer. Tribe officials also say they expect to open a 67-space recreational vehicle park next to a 40-acre lake near Mount Pleasant. Construction on that phase will start in the spring. Read More »

Alabama community delays decision on RV park proposal

(Oct. 21, 2009) -- Council members debated the pros and cons of letting developer Mathan Holt continue his planned project outside of the city boundaries. Currently, the property is in the city, but city manager Charlie Duggan said he believes Holt wants to be deannexed in order to develop the park a certain way, without the restrictions of city ordinances. Read More »

Arizona RV park redesigns, expands its website

(Oct. 29, 2009) -- The site, which went live this fall, includes easier-to-read formats and expanded descriptions of more than 80 campgrounds across the Grand Canyon State. The site has also been reconfigured so that it can be easily accessed by consumers using smart phones. Read More »