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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.

Nevada city to impose new 6 percent tax on RV parks, hotels

(Nov. 11, 2009) -- The Fernley city staff report indicated the revenue will be used for the "betterment of the community's recreation facilities, to finance a convention center which will encourage more commerce within the city and to offset general obligation debt or for the operation or maintenance of the facilities of the city."

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ARVC moves forward during a challenging year

(Nov. 10, 2009) -- Toward the end of 2008, everyone wondered what 2009 would be like, and I’m pleased to say that it has turned out better than many expected. Our members report that the year was either up modestly over last year, or flat -- which is the new “up.”

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Senate considers bill to protect state, local parks and recreation

(Nov. 10, 2009) -- The program will provide $450 million annually to states and local communities for close-to-home parks and outdoor recreation facilities. Additionally, $450 million will be available annually to the four federal land managing agencies for national parks, forests, refuge acquisitions for land protection, and critical conservation.

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Union-built campground to close in California

(Nov. 9, 2009) -- The United Association of Plumbers, Pipefitters and Journeymen Local 38 built Konocti half a century ago so its members could afford to vacation just like the "rich kids," said Larry Mazzola Sr., whose father was raised in a Brooklyn orphanage and dreamed up the 90-acre complex here on the shores of Clear Lake.

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Indiana campground partners with McDonalds to create holiday light display

(Nov. 9, 2009) -- New in 2009, this never before seen, custom outdoor light show will tell the Shining Story of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer in bright, energy-efficient LED lights. The Santa Claus Land of Lights is the only light show in North America that will tell a story in lights and storyboards. It is also the largest campground holiday light show in North America.

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Stories, people keep Oregon campground hosts coming back

(Oct. 9, 2009) -- Now in their fourth season hosting campgrounds, the Cains are almost fixtures at Fort Stevens State Park. They typically work from May to October. This year - their third in the park - they're staying longer. It's the people that keep the Cains coming back.  "Everybody has a story - if you just listen, they're great," John said.

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Peninsula State Park gets camping award

(Nov. 9, 2009) -- Peninsula State Park received a Gold Seal Award from the Friends of Wisconsin State Parks for having the best family campground at the group's annual awards banquet Oct. 23 at the Horicon Marsh International Education Center in Horicon.

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Sun Communities releases third quarter financial report

(Nov. 6, 2009) -- Manufactured housing and permanent recreation vehicle revenue producing sites increased by 243 and 88 sites, respectively, an increase of 155 sites period over period. Manufactured housing and permanent recreational vehicle revenue producing sites decreased by 46 for the third quarter of 2009.

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National Parks Commission on target with goals

(Nov. 6, 2009) -- The commission wants Congress to set up a plan to add more parkland, including closer to urban areas, where many people never get to enjoy or understand the great outdoors. Connecting urban dwellers to parks is one way the commission envisions the park system becoming a place of lifelong learning.

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Michigan RV park announces photo contest

(April 2, 2009) -- Contestants simply go to IndigoBluffs.com and click on the link on the home page to upload a photo featuring the RV lifestyle and the Indigo Bluffs Bear. Once submitted, the photos will go into an online gallery, allowing people to visit and vote for their favorites. Read More »

Police investigate body found in Canadian RV park

(April 7, 2009) -- Vulcan RCMP are investigating circumstances surrounding a body discovered in an RV park in the town. Police said the body of a male, believed to be in his early 40s, was discovered at around 7:45 a.m. Tuesday in a large garbage container in the park.
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