(Oct. 25, 2013) — As you know, you can’t just loose your kids or grandkids on the neighborhood anymore. It’s not as safe as it used to be! So, what could be more fun than visiting a RV resort for the weekend that offers Halloween activities? It’s safe and usually the activities are all planned for you!
(Oct. 25, 2013) — At its 2013 annual meeting on Saturday, Oct. 19, the New Hampshire Campground Owners Association presented a Distinguished Service Award to Gary Marique, owner of Mi-Te-Jo Campground in Milton, N.H.
(Oct. 23, 2013) — Pamela Hintz worked closely with outgoing President Pat Stone this summer on restructuring the board and new committees. Rather than maintain long-term standing committees, Hintz said she intends to use project based ad hoc committees to get board work accomplished.
(Oct. 23, 2013) — Carr said, “Once we explained that Red Rover Camping was not a club or membership and was free to the camping and RVing public, everyone we talked to was extremely receptive. To our delight and surprise folks we spoke to at the show came back the next day saying they had gone to the website and provided us valuable insight as to what they would like to see there.”
(Oct. 23, 2013) — On Oct. 16, the Iron River City Council approved a request to rename the Iron River RV Park the Klint Safford Memorial RV Park, reports the Iron County Reporter.
(Oct. 22, 2013) — Harbour Village Campground and Waterpark in Sturgeon Bay will be highlighted in an episode of the syndicated TV show “Discover Wisconsin” on Oct. 26 and 27, reports the Door County Advocate.
(Oct. 22, 2013) — Police in Geauga County are investigating an apparent arson that took place Saturday morning at the Country Lakes Family Campground in Montville, reports FOX 8. A cabin, which serves as the campground owners’ summer home, was destroyed.
(Oct. 21, 2013) — Findings show that recreation is increasing but outdoor recreation managers and entities are struggling to accommodate the increased demand due to decreasing budgets, increasing maintenance costs and lack of coordination between federal, state and local governments, the Great Falls Tribune reported.
(Oct. 18, 2013) — “For 2014, we tied together a wide range of campground-related products and services in an eye-catching three-dimensional design,” said Pelland. “We hope that the first impression that the cover creates will make it more likely that recipients will open the guide, keep it on file, and reference it throughout the year.”
(Oct. 18, 2013) — “People coming with their families can register their children for the CONY Kids Club, with daily supervised activities happening while the adults are at seminars and meetings. Teens interested in learning more about the outdoor hospitality industry can attend seminars geared especially for them,” said Bennett.
(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) — 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) — 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) — 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. 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. 14, 2013) — Staff at Quebec’s 22 provincial parks are on strike, reports mysask.com. About 700 unionized employees have been without a contract since the end of 2012, and are hoping the strike forces management back to the bargaining table.
(Oct. 14, 2013) — When Kent Tower learned the federal government was closing the White Mountain National Forest campgrounds he’s run for more than two decades, he was upset enough. But when they put up notices saying they were closed due to “health and safety” concerns, that was the final blow, writes The Union Leader.
(Oct. 11, 2013) — Fed up knowing the so-called federal government “shutdown” was keeping them off their practice fields, a group of young lacrosse players in Northern Virginia challenged the government in court and won, for now, the Washington Post reports.