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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.

New season marks new beginning for Utah RV park

(April 20, 2009) -- For starters, it has a new name. The Heber Valley RV Park and Resort is no more. It is now River's Edge at Deer Park. It's also far more than an RV park since it installed 49 new cabins to host employees of Deer Valley Resort this winter. Read More »

Blue Ox invites RVers to visit plant and stay at its campground

(April 29, 2009) -- All Blue Ox customers stay at the campground for free, while non-customers pay only $15 a night. The campground has full sewer and electric hookups, with primitive camping sites also available. Tours of the Blue Ox manufacturing facility are conducted each weekday at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Summer picnics and ice cream socials are planned, and customers may schedule maintenance on Blue Ox products. Read More »

New Texas RV resort to open May 2

(April 23, 2009) -- The RV site features 18 concrete pads with full hook-ups. In addition, there are 10 overflow locations that don’t have hook-ups. “Motorhomes is what I’m after,” explained Zahn. “All the spaces are back-in. They’re easier for motorhomes than trailers.” Read More »

New RV resort opens this week in Montana

(May 14, 2009) -- This Memorial day, after one year of steady construction and years of careful planning, the first phase of the Polson Motorcoach and RV Resort will be completed. The Londons’ vision of their resort is coming full circle. “It’s always been a dream of ours to own a Class-A resort,” he said of the 28 acres, where half of the lots will be reserved for strictly Class A RVs and luxury amenities. Read More »

Neighbors protest campground in Mississippi

(May 11, 2009) -- Neighbors of the RV park and campground on Firetower Road say enough is enough. Three and a half years ago, the Burrell family received a permit to open a temporary campground for volunteers and other relief workers after Katrina. The permit expired in 2007. Read More »

Upscale RV resort opens Friday in Michigan

(May 14, 2009) -- The 157 sites at Duck Creek RV Resort, all with paved pads for the RVs and full hookups for utilities, and most of the amenities are already ready for customers. The amenities include a heated, duck-shaped pool, clubhouse with a game room, laundry facilities, large playground, a camp store, shower facilities and basketball, shuffleboard and volleyball courts. Read More »

Campers foil recession in South Carolina

(May 11, 2009) -- "Life doesn't stop just because there's a recession," said Byron Carroll, 35, who is running the campground with his family and who put $500,000 into building 30 spots for RVs and tents. "Somehow, we're going to make it through. I won't let it be a failure. It's not even an option." Read More »

RV parks spend green to go green

(May 25, 2009) -- Other resorts are making similar investments aimed at saving water and energy, with the encouragement of the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds. The Larkspur, Colo.-based trade association, which represents more than 8,000 private campgrounds and parks for recreational vehicles in the United States, launched a green-parks initiative two years ago called "Plan It Green." Read More »

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 »