(July 26, 2013) — The owner of Wasko’s Campground Plus in Lake Nebagamon has filed a civil suit against the town of Bennett, seeking to get the establishment’s beer and liquor license renewed, reports the Superior Telegram.
(July 26, 2013) — “The recent opening of another RV park in the Paso Robles area is no surprise,” said Grapeline Wine Tours owner John Kelliher. “Each of the three wine regions we serve has bustling RV parks, and in our experience, proximity to the wineries is the primary draw.”
(July 26, 2013) — “In the last eighteen months, we have executed a substantial acquisition program including a significant commitment to the recreational vehicle business. In addition, we have dramatically reduced our leverage while increasing both the term and amount of our credit facility,” said Shiffman.
(July 25, 2013) — Two new RV parks have joined the Enjoy America network, the company announced today.They are Indian Creek in Buffalo Valley, Tenn., and Whispering Palms in Tucson, Ariz.
(July 24, 2013) — The National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC) has launched a member benefit program with New Holland Agriculture that can save park operators up to 40 percent on purchases of tractors, backhoes and other utility vehicles, ARVC announced today.
(July 23, 2013) — “The spending bill proposes more than $5 billion in cuts to our nation’s public lands and waters,” said Hugelmyer. “However, consumer spending on outdoor recreation directly generates $80 billion in federal, state and local tax revenue. It simply does not make sense to cut funding for programs that generate a return for the local and national economy.”
(July 23, 2013) — If the legislation passes, states could get a guarantee of federal funds for buying recreational facilities, reports Examiner.com.
(July 22, 2013) — The Northeast Campground Association, based in Stafford, Conn., today announced the launch of the updated CampNCA.com – its consumer-facing website.
(July 22, 2013) — Last year, Brad McGalliard was working at AT&T and his wife, CeCe, was a teaching assistant at Lincoln Charter in Denver, N.C. But they felt something was missing, so in March, they invested everything they had to buy Pine Ridge Campground in Roebuck, S.C., writes the Charlotte Observer.
(July 22, 2013) — The Sioux Falls Argus Leader reports that the owners of Glencoe CampResort, a Sturgis Motorcycle Rally venue, have been accused of illegally polluting Bear Butte Creek.
(July 23, 2013) — A group of nearly 80 men and women are traveling 200 miles from Naval Air Station Whidbey Island to visit Toutle River RV Resort in Castle Rock, Wash. The group will fill 19 tent sites and six RV sites with nearly eighty guests in all. Toutle River recently hosted a group from the Bangor Naval Submarine Base as well.
(July 22, 2013) — Stumberg and his wife, Keri, joined nearly 50 volunteers from Christ Church in Austin who partnered with volunteers from Potters House in Guatemala who are involved in several humanitarian projects to help the impoverished people who live in and around the Guatemala City dump.
(July 22, 2013) — “When Americans spend time enjoying the great outdoors in our National Forests, everyone benefits,” Vilsack said. “Visitors reap the health and stress-reduction benefits that outdoor recreation activities provide, and tourism helps to strengthen the economic well-being of rural communities across the nation.”
(July 19, 2013) — The Ranger reports that a plan to build a campground at Green Mountain received a lukewarm reaction from Fremont County commissioners during their June 18 meeting.
(July 19, 2013) — The South Carolina National Heritage Corridor has selected Georgetown County, also known as the Hammock Coast, as one of the first places to participate in the South Carolina Great Outdoors (SCGO) project.
(July 19, 2013) — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today released findings of a visitor survey that shows U.S. Forest Service lands are great recreation destinations that provide health benefits to tourists and $11 billion in tourist spending to businesses and communities that serve the more than 160 million forest visitors.
(July 19, 2013) — Kalogridis will explain how Walt Disney World Resort pushes the boundaries of creativity and innovation to deliver the best possible experience for guests. A brief question and answer session will follow the presentation.
(July 18, 2013) — The RV Industry Association today announced that Kampgrounds of America (KOA) will sponsor the mock campground entrance at the 61st Annual California RV Show and that KOA CEO Jim Rogers will be a featured speaker at the event.
(July 18, 2013) — The Outdoor Industry Association today commended the State of Utah for the appointment of Brad Peterson to be the first director of the Utah Office of Outdoor Recreation.
(July 17, 2013) — Available for desktop computers and soon to be at the iTunes Store, this 21st Century guide includes more than 15 embedded videos, 500 hot links, table of contents quick links, Twitter feed, integrated social media sharing, customizable PDF generator, integrated advertiser index, along with search and print tools.