The recently completed donation of 778.5 acres to DuPont State Recreational Forest ensures that one of the area’s biggest tourist attractions will continue to grow more popular. Yet for the hundreds of thousands of people who visit DuPont each year, options for camping are limited.
Williamson’s Lake is one of Revelstoke’s gems. On any given summer day you can find families fishing, couples paddleboarding, kids splashing around, and people of all stripes basking in the sun. Visitors love to camp by the warm waters, while for locals it’s the ultimate spot for family fun.
It’s probably easier for the state to under-fund parks than other government operations. Trees and wildlife don’t complain, and it may take a while before hikers, anglers and other visitors notice the deteriorating roads, bridges and restrooms.
The City of Palm Bay will host a groundbreaking ceremony for the new campground inside of Fred Poppe Regional Park on Feb. 6, at 10 am.
A 13-acre wooded site on Palmer Avenue that has provided a place for basic family camping for nearly 100 years is about to elevate the art of outdoor living to “glamping” — a more exclusive and “glamorous” form of camping designed predominantly for adults.
Irene Jones, with Marshall & Sterling Insurance, offers tips on how to ensure that campgrounds are working with the right carriers and have the right amount of coverage in place. She also talks about some of the most commonly-overlooked problems when it comes to insurance coverage, and those include under-insured buildings, and cyber insurance as it relates to hacking the personal information of customers.
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.