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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.

Development threatens San Francisco’s remaining motorhome park

(Jan. 4, 2010) -- With gasoline prices still high and the economy sputtering, Fung told the Chronicle it has been a slow year at Candlestick RV Park. And he's hoping the park will be relocated when 10,500 housing units, and retail and commercial development, mean the park may eventually be paved over.

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Arizona officials focus on which state parks will close

(Jan. 1, 2010) -- It's not a fun time to be the director of state parks in Arizona. Renee Bahl had her hands tied a few weeks ago when legislators reduced state park funding from $19 million in 2009 to $7.5 million in 2010. That move ensures that some state parks will close, but which ones.

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How to retain snowbirds in your RV park

(Jan. 1, 2010)  -- "Snowbirds" is the name given to folks who travel from cold climates in the northern part of the United States to warmer climates in the south. However, like real birds, they are unpredictable in their exact patterns and don't always land back at the same RV park year after year. So every RV park owner needs to put come degree of attention to how to increase their retention of these mysterious "snowbirds."

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Kansas state park installs several camping cabins

(Dec. 31, 2009) -- Each cabin will have all the comforts of home, including a full bathroom and shower and a kitchen with microwave oven, refrigerator, oven, and stove. These one-bedroom cabins will sleep as many as six people with a combination of a full-size bed, Murphy bed, and futon.

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Texas RVers say road construction

(Dec. 31, 2009) -- RVers staying at Quiet Village 2 RV park say any time it rains their campground floods, and they are suggesting that a culvert installed during a sewer repair project isn't working to drain the park.

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Virginia spends $9.8 million to buy land for new state park

(Dec. 31, 2009) -- Located south of Interstate 64 between state Route 20 and Old Lynchburg Road, the park is only minutes from downtown Charlottesville. The 1,200-acre parcel, which includes the Biscuit Run Creek, was originally going to be developed for residential use, but the project stalled because of the economic downturn.

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Newspaper asks, “Can states ignore gas under parks?”

(Dec. 31, 2009) -- "Some in the environmental community will suggest we should not look to our state parks and forests for revenue," Page wrote in The State Journal. "Instead, they see state-owned acreage as some sort of sacred land that must be protected at all costs. Nonsense."

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Arizona RV park benefits from light rail project

(Dec. 31, 2009) -- About 60 percent of Apache Palms RV Park guests use the light rail system, said Stafford. She said several of them choose her park specifically because it is on the line. The 80-site park operates at an average of 75 percent capacity year-round.

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Dog ban lifted at Padre Island National Seashore

(Dec. 30, 2009) -- Superintendent Joe Escoto announced today that the dog ban that has been in effect since Dec. 9 has been lifted. However, visitors choosing to bring their dogs to the national seashore may still be placing their dogs at risk for severe illness and potentially death.

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Arizona cities rescue state parks facing closure

(Dec. 30, 2009) -- After the Governor Jan Brewer signed a bill that slashed nearly $9 million from the Arizona state park system, many parks in the state seemed destined to close. However, several Arizona cities and towns are offering to help protect what they say are invaluable tourist destinations.

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New Jersey campground owner passes away

(Dec. 30, 2009) -- Albert Thornborough, 87, of South Dennis, passed away Dec. 28 at his home. According to an obituary appearing in the Vineland Daily Journal, Thornborough worked as a carpenter and later created and built Hidden Acres Campground in Clermont with his wife Wilma in 1964 until retiring in 2004.

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Court orders California state park to remain open to off-road vehicles

(Dec. 29, 2009) -- The Oakland Tribune noted that Alameda County Superior Court Judge Frank Roesch said the park did not obtain a necessary state permit allowing erosion of trails into Corral Hollow Creek. He ordered the park closed until the permit could be secured -- a process that could take months, according to the Tribune.

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Storm causes heavy damage to West Virginia state park

(Dec. 28, 2009) -- Well more than 100 trees fell on picnic shelters, a storage facility, and even elements of the annual Christmas in the Park lights display at Chief Logan State Park. The trees came down in a domino effect. Roads were also closed due to the massive amount snows.

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