(Sept. 21, 2018) — San Francisco may soon be known for its natural splendor as it welcomes people to camp overnight at Candlestick Point State Park. The park, located just south of where Candlestick Park used to stand, is an oasis of nature in the urban jungle.
(Sept. 20, 2018) — On September 22, join in the nation’s biggest celebration of the great outdoors on National Public Lands Day! All national parks will have free admission and many will host volunteer service projects open to all.
(Sept. 20, 2018) — Twin Falls Resort State Park’s 36th annual Lumberjackin’ Bluegrassin’ Jamboree kicks off Friday, Sept. 21, at 7 p.m. with storytelling by Bugs Stover and Cully McCurdy.
(Sept. 20, 2018) — Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control officials unveiled on Sept. 18 a new playground at Trap Pond State Park during a dedication ceremony also attended by state Sen. Bryant Richardson, Rep. Timothy Dukes, Trap Pond Partners President Chase Cline and a host of other local officials.
(Sept. 20, 2018) — Sam Houston Jones State Park is getting a face lift. Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser announced several possible projects at the park, and is asking for the public’s input. A new fishing pier and board walk was proposed, as well as a new covered pavilion, and a splash pad.
(Sept. 20, 2018) — Both black bears and grizzly bears have been seen in the area according to the warning, with the advisory coming into effect on Tuesday and continuing “until further notice.”
(Sept. 20, 2018) — At the regular City Council meeting, the big news was the first reading of ordinances to approve a new “upscale” RV park. This new development will be located on 185 acres on the east side of U.S. 17 south of Exit 5.
(Sept. 20, 2018) — The Mountain View County subdivision and development appeal board has overturned an earlier decision by the municipal planning commission (MPC) refusing a development permit for a proposed tourist campground in the Bearberry-Coalcamp area west of Sundre.
(Sept. 20, 2018) — Bonnie Vale campground in the Royal National Park has been closed due to an increasing number of fragments of asbestos-containing material emerging from the soil.
(Sept. 19, 2018) — “From Friday night until this moment now, we had no rain. We had the streets dry. This area behind be was dry almost to the fence back there,” she says. “And now we’ve got all that water in and it just keeps coming off that north side.”
(Sept. 19, 2018) — The thunder and lightning during the late night rain storm on Sunday, September 16, startled many, but probably none more so than Scott Johnson, a camper at the Grand Marais campground. It appears that his fifth-wheel camper took an almost direct lightning strike.
(Sept. 19, 2018) — Reservations will be required for the popular Ventura County campsites along the Rincon to keep people in members-only Facebook groups from trading the sites among themselves and monopolizing the beachfront property, county supervisors decided Tuesday.