According to a release, some parts of the Chisos Mountains will be closed starting February 1 to protect nesting falcons.
Whether it be a fully-serviced campsite or an interpretive guided hike, Parks Canada’s reservation service for 39 national parks and national historic sites across Canada will allow visitors to plan their trips well ahead of time.
County supervisors Wednesday unanimously approved a new campground in the Tijuana River Valley and an upgrade for a Rancho San Diego park.
The Mobile County Commission approved the purchase of the Escatawpa Hollow Campground for $715,000 at its meeting Mon., Jan. 28. The 45-acre campground is located on the Alabama/Mississippi state line off Moffett Road, on the south side of U.S. 98.
Single-family housing, an RV park with approximately 150 vehicle spaces, and some smaller park model homes that are between 650 and 900 square feet with two bedrooms, two baths and a loft are now planned. The park model homes will be on rented lots.
Council approved the conditional use permit for a five-year period. At a Jan. 14 council meeting, LTB Holdings LLC President Todd Baldree said the plan is to build a campground with about 270 lots off Joe Frank Harris along the Etowah River.
The commission voted unanimously to transmit to the state a request for a change of land-use designation on a 63-acre property at Denton Avenue and Moss Road, slightly east of the Polk Parkway. The tract is owned by Five-Star Family Growers.
Now a San Francisco-based company called AutoCamp has raised $115 million to build a nationwide network of hotels fashioned from the trailers.
The cabin will comfortably accommodate up to eight adults. The master bedroom featured a king-size bed and an on-suite bathroom that would rival almost any five-star resort accommodations. The second bedroom featured two queen-size beds and an adjacent full bath.
While the campground at St. Andrews State Park has reopened, those with reservations have found that their bookings have been cancelled, as the park is only accepting walk-ins.
“When the park was one year old, the governor wanted to take the whole park for an amusement theme park. Then there were plans for shopping and luxury housing,” said Sam Pesin, president of Friends of Liberty State Park.
Roan Mountain State Park was named winner of the 2018 Excellence in Facilities Management Award for Tennessee State Parks. The award was presented by the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation.
Kittatinny Valley State Park has found many reasons to celebrate the first day of February. In honor of reaching the second month of the new year, National Freedom Day, National Get Up Day, National Wear Red Day and park naturalist Lynn Groves’ 20th anniversary at the park, the free “Year 20/’19 Celebration Hike” is scheduled on Feb. 1 at 1 p.m.