(Oct. 18, 2013) — The Muskegon Chronicle wants to know: Does the loyalty and love for Fisherman’s Landing come from a few fishing enthusiasts, or does the facility have broader support?
(Oct. 17, 2013) — Kathy Latham, who runs several stores in Cherokee near one of the entrances to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, is hoping she can salvage fall foliage season now that North Carolina and Tennessee decided to pay the federal government to reopen the park, writes USA TODAY.
(Oct. 17, 2013) — Ranger Chris Arthur of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said today that Sawnee Campground, on Lake Lanier in Cumming, will reopen Friday after some cleaning has taken place, reports Patch.com.
(Oct. 17, 2013) — On Oct. 19 and 26, the Lyndon Lions Club, along with Friends of Pomona State Park, will sponsor a luminary display in the Burning Heart Campground at Pomona State Park in celebration of fall and Halloween, reports the Osage County News.
(Oct. 17, 2013) — Lake Erie Community Park was home to over 150 camping trailers. But this year, Girard Township supervisors won a court case to reclaim the land. The last camper moved out on Sept. 9, and campers left everything from piles of gravel to live electric wires, reports ErieTVNews.
(Oct. 17, 2013) — There are only a few waterside campgrounds left in Southeastern North Carolina. Yet the ones that have survived remain havens for campers, at a price many middle-class Americans can still afford, writes StarNewsOnline.com.
(Oct. 17, 2013) — A security guard was airlifted to the hospital after a gas explosion completely destroyed a trailer at Woodhaven Lakes Campground in Sublette, reports KWQC.
(Oct. 17, 2013) — Suwannee River Rendezvous Resort & Campground in Mayo held a grand opening for its new Remote Control Track on Saturday, Oct. 5. Branford News reports that about 30 people showed up for the event, and 10 cars tried it out.
(Oct. 17, 2013) — The National Forest Recreation Association and several campground management companies are suing the U.S. Forest Service, claiming the government shutdown has closed the campgrounds they run even though they do not receive federal funding, reports Courthouse News Service.
(Oct. 16, 2013) — Cloverdale fire officials are investigating three small fires occurring within about three weeks at the Russian River Thousand Trails RV Park, reports the Santa Rosa Press Democrat.
(Oct. 16, 2013) — Legal News Line says Crystal Lake RV Resort LLC, Morgan RV Resorts LLC and Morgan Management LLC allegedly violated Wisconsin environmental laws resulting from the mismanagement of the resort’s three wastewater treatment lagoons.
(Oct. 16, 2013) — Neither clouds nor a federal government shutdown discouraged visitors from camping in New Hampshire over Columbus Day weekend, reports NewHampshire.com.
(Oct. 16, 2013) — “I do believe that KOA should move forward and become a leader in offering high-end camping,” Schumacher said. “Therefore, upgrading the campgrounds is a must and I wanted to do it right away.”
(Oct. 16, 2013) — On Monday, Pennsylvania American Water announced that it plans to begin the installation of $450,000 worth of water lines to replace the systems serving two West Caln Township mobile home parks and a campground located near a contamination site, reports Philly.com.
(Oct. 16, 2013) — Beginning Nov. 3, state park campers who make reservations on the new, improved central reservation system (CRS) website can view one or more photos of each campsite prior to making their reservations.
(Oct. 16, 2013) — The concerts, contests, stunts, and culture of the campground’s Motorcycle and Music Festival will be featured when upcoming Travel Channel’s Top Gear hits TV Oct. 22, when CMT’s Orange County Choppers hits mid-November, and as more features follow suit.
(Oct. 15, 2013) — Throughout October, S&H Campground in Greenfield will offer The Family Pumpkin Patch, which features pumpkins for only 29 cents per pound, a corn maze, free live music, a hay ride and more, reports the Greenfield Daily Reporter.
(Oct. 15, 2013) — “We feel strongly that positioning our KOA as a KOA Journey will help our guests in setting their expectations prior to their visit,” said Godfrey. “The fact that we are positioned as an overnight stop for folks on their way to Yellowstone and other tourist areas helps them know we are ‘easy in, easy out,’ and we have all of the basic amenities they need.”
(Oct. 15, 2013) — Three young bald eagles that were nursed back to health after being rescued are now a regular feature at the Puntledge RV Campground in Courtenay, writes Canada.com.
(Oct. 15, 2013) — Breaks Interstate Park, located on the Kentucky-Virginia border, will be hosting special Halloween activities the weekend of Oct. 25-26, such as campsite decorating, seed spitting, pumpkin carving, a costume contest, hayrides, and more, reports The Floyd County Times.