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NPS awards $1.3 million in grants for preservation of sites

(April 18, 2018) -- The National Park Service today announced more than $1.3 million in grants to fund preservation, restoration, and education projects at World War II Japanese American Confinement Sites. These projects will help tell the story of the more than 120,000 Japanese Americans, two-thirds of whom were U.S. citizens, who were imprisoned by the U.S. government following the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941. Read More »

Pala RV Resort receives top rating from Good Sam

PALA, Calif. — The RV Resort at Pala Casino Spa & Resort in Northern San Diego County, California, has received a perfect 10/10*/10 rating for quality and service for 2019 it was announced today by Good Sam, the national RV Resort rating service. This marks the third consecutive year the Pala RV Resort has received Good Sam’s highest rating since its opening in 2016. Good Sam audits over 250 RV Resorts annually across the Western United States and Canada and only four received the 10/10*/10 rating for 2019. “The Pala RV Resort has always received Good Sam’s highest rating. That is a real tribute to the hard work and dedication to quality service that is exhibited daily not only by our RV Resort team but also by our entire team,” said Pala Chief Executive Officer Bill Bembenek. The Pala RV Resort, located at 11042 Highway 76 adjacent to the hotel/casino, offers 100 full-service sites. Twenty, 30 and 50 amps of electrical service are available for RVs and trailers from 55 to 70 feet. Seventy-seven are 30’ x 55’ back-in sites; six are 30’ x 60’ luxury sites equipped with barbecue grills and 17 are 30’ x 70’ premium pull-through sites. All have a grassy area with a picnic table, electrical, water and sewer hookups and free wi-fi and cable television service. The RV Resort features a Registration Building with an adjacent heated swimming pool and two spas. Indoor amenities include a billiard table; card tables, three flat-screen televisions, a laundry that will be open 24 hours and two restrooms with showers. Outdoors, RVers have access to five barbecue grills, two table-tennis games, two horseshoe pits and a fenced doggy park. A luxury Resort Clubhouse is located across the street from the Registration Building that features two kitchens. The Clubhouse may be rented for an additional charge. A second restroom and shower facility is located on the west end of the RV Resort. Visitors are provided a $10 refundable key card to access the swimming pool, laundry and restrooms/showers. Small additional charges apply to usage of the Resort Clubhouse, the laundry and early check-in/late check-out. Three pets are allowed per RV for $5 per pet per stay up to seven days, restrictions will apply. The Pala Mini-Mart is conveniently located across the parking lot and offers a wide selection of wine, beer, beverages, tobacco products, snacks and fresh produce. The Mini-Mart’s ... Read More »

N.C.: Public invited to help with campground cleanup

(April 17, 2018) -- Who doesn’t love to spend time on the Blue Ridge Parkway? This coming Saturday, April 21, you have a chance to not only drive on the historic scenic route, but you also have the opportunity to help maintain the beauty of its campgrounds that attract thousands of visitors to the area each year. Read More »

UT: BLM proposes fee increases, improvements

(April 16, 2018) -- The Bureau of Land Management created five recreation business plans for distinct regions in Utah that ponder new fee increases to pay for more campgrounds, better access and to meet demands of significant visitation increases. Read More »

B.C.: Campground fees are going up

(April 16, 2018) -- It’s going to cost more to stay at the municipal campground in Nakusp. The village heard from the campground operator two weeks ago that the rates being charged didn’t compensate properly for the massive amount of work that had to be done to keep the facility operating. Read More »

N.M.: Las Vegas Field Tract Campground on recreation.gov

(April 16, 2018) -- The Santa Fe National Forest would like to inform the public of the opportunity to reserve in advance, camp sites at Field Tract Campground. This is the first campground in the Pecos Canyon Corridor to sign onto Recreation.gov for reservation of individual campsites. Read More »

VA: Flood waters rise around BMS again

(April 16, 2018) -- The creeks- unable to hold all the runoff water exceeded their capacity and overflowed into the flood zone that surrounds the speedway. This caused flooding in the Earheart campground and some parking lots. The flood waters were not as high as 2017, but still caused an impact. Read More »