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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.

Californians come to grips with state park cuts

(Nov. 3, 2009) -- Local administrators say they're trying to target the cuts to where the fewest people are affected. "Visitors may not be able to go to their favorite campground in the mountains," said Karl Tallman, a parks superintendent who oversees Big Basin Redwoods and a handful of nearby parks. "But at least they'll have a campground to go to."

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Kentucky RV park sues city for $12 million for cancelling a contract

(Nov. 3, 2009) -- According to a copy of the complaint, Lakeview RV Park alleges that after the Richmond City Commission voted Feb. 26, 2008, to allow Mayor Connie Lawson to enter into a 40-year lease agreement between Lakeview and the city, At a March 25, 2008, meeting, a motion to rescind the lease was approved, despite the issue not being listed on the meeting’s agenda, the suit states.

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Prestige Living Communities sees high interest from park sellers

(Nov. 3, 2009) -- Principe said the company has been “swamped” by offers to sell parks and, as well as individuals seeking employment. "We appreciate the offers from so many park owners and regret that we can not actively consider all the opportunities that have been so presented to us," he said.

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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 »

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 »

Campgrounds thriving in southern Louisiana

(Oct. 28, 2009) -- "Campgrounds in our area are not for recreation, they're not like Jellystone," said La Wanda Leger, owner of Hideaway Ponds. "They're for working people, except for Lake End Park in Morgan City. Read More »

Ground breaks on new state park near metro Atlanta

(Oct. 28, 2009) -- When it opens in summer 2011, the 3,000-acre facility will be the fifth largest among 64 state parks. The $7 million phase one includes construction of a visitors' building, along with various camping configurations including pioneer camping. Read More »

Napa Valley Expo to expand RV park

(Oct. 28, 2009) -- Over the past two months, the 21-space park has been at 98 percent occupancy, Expo CEO Joe Anderson told fair directors Tuesday. Since the Expo redid the RV park two years ago, making it more of an all-weather facility, revenues have been higher than expected, he said. 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 »