“We didn’t know it was part of the shutdown,” Edgar said as the family huddled in the parking lot and discussed alternate plans for their afternoon in Pensacola after Gulf Islands National Seashore, its campgrounds, roads and other amenities remain closed.
Regardless of age, income, region or gender, at least 9 in 10 Americans agree communities should make special efforts to create designated areas where plants support the health and growth of pollinators, the National Park and Recreation Association reported.
Starting with its next iteration in 2020, the National Fire Protection Association’s NFPA 70 standard, the national electric code, will require all newly-manufactured RVs to come equipped with a reverse polarity detector.
When Sam Scott drove up to the donation box at Great Smoky National Park this week, there was a line of cars and the box was completely full — stuffed with cash. “There was money actually sitting out of the slot … it wouldn’t go in,” he told KnoxNews.
The campground that won the Jellystone Camp Resort of the Year Award a few weeks ago will start the new year on the right foot with a special 5K Fun Run/Walk on New Year’s Morning. The event is open to the public, not just people who stay at the park.
(Dec. 21, 2018) — During that transition week, from Jan. 8 to 15, all Washington state park campsites, day-use shelters and accommodations will be first come, first served and payable at the park by cash only.
(Dec. 21, 2018) — Oldham and Cannon, of Strawtown Property Management, plan to build 50 small rental cabins, campsites and a 20-acre man-made lake on private property next to the Strawtown Koteewi Park public park, north of Noblesville along Strawtown Avenue near Ind. 37.
(Dec. 21, 2018) — The company hired Terry Munoz as vice president to head the division, which will develop RV resorts complete with rentable cabins, camping sections and playgrounds. Signorelli’s first such RV resort will be The Retreat at Lake Houston.
(Dec. 21, 2018) — Members of the Penticton Indian Band have turned down a proposal to explore the possibility of developing two per cent of the band’s land into an adventure super park, InfoNews.ca reported.
(Dec. 20, 2018) — The $85,000 grant comes from the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund. The Rapid River recreation development project is one of 34 projects statewide recommended by the DNR to receive funding.
(Dec. 20, 2018) — “It is important that we balance the need for additional funding to support park visitors while ensuring that our site remains affordable and accessible to everyone,” said Ken Mabery, superintendent of the Colorado National Monument.
(Dec. 20, 2018) — A long-planned expansion of Conneaut Lake Park’s Camperland is scheduled to be done by a newly formed private-sector limited liability company.
(Dec. 20, 2018) — Temple Bar, part of the Lake Mead National Recreation Area in Arizona, makes a superb winter getaway for a day or for several days of camping, boating, fishing, exploring the area’s back roads and enjoying the night skies. You will find solitude there, at the campground and out on the water.
(Dec. 20, 2018) — It will cost a little more to spend the night under the stars or admire a tumbling waterfall in the Pisgah and Nantahala national forests at the start of the New Year.
(Dec. 19, 2018) — The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism wants to charge $50 a day for access to fragile rock formations at the state’s newest park.