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(June 6, 2013) — Hazardous Materials personnel with the Los Angeles County Fire Department responded Tuesday afternoon to the scene of a death in a car at the Hungry Valley State Vehicular Recreation Area north of Pyramid Lake, writes

(June 5, 2013) — Each year, the President of the United States designates June as Great Outdoors Month in order to encourage everyone to enjoy all the country has to offer in the great outdoors. Thousand Trails has decided to help with this effort by awarding free camping to a few outdoor aficionados.

(June 5, 2013) — Due to recent increased bear activity, a food storage order has been implemented for all developed recreation sites on the Aspen-Sopris Ranger District in the upper Roaring Fork Valley of Pitkin County, including the designated campsites along Lincoln Creek and Castle Creek.

(June 5, 2013) — The New Hampshire Campground Owners Association (NeHaCa) will encourage their 185-plus member campgrounds to affiliate with Red Rover to help them fill their empty campsites with new customers. In return, Red Rover has agreed to make available the Red Rover reservation system at no cost to NeHaCa member campgrounds that need a system.

(June 5, 2013) — Schmarder recently opened a groundbreaking, first-of-its-kind-in-the-industry project — the 1st Annual Digital Marketing Benchmark Study for Outdoor Hospitality, and she is actively seeking study participants. Park owners, operators, and those working at a property in a marketing capacity are urged to complete the survey,

(June 5, 2013) — Undaunted by recent storms that have brought lightning strikes, high winds and flooding, the Beaver Trails Jellystone Park in Austin is quickly rebuilding several campsites and making other repairs in preparation for Independence Day, Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts announced today.

(June 5, 2013) — The Broken Spoke Campground, located in Sturgis, S.D., will be giving military personnel and veterans a 25 percent credit back on camping and individual concert purchases at the Broken Spoke Campground & Resort. Credit will be given in Broken Spoke Bucks.

(June 5, 2013) — According to The Atlantic, unpermitted preparations for internet rich Sean Parker’s $10 million faerie fantasy wedding trashed a Big Sur campground and racked up $2.5 million in fines to state regulators, reports SFist.

(June 4, 2013) — MyFox Austin writes that all 89 people who came to the homeowners association meeting at Woodland Hills on Sunday afternoon voted to fight the new homeless RV park being planned to go in right next door in Austin.

(June 4, 2013) — We moved into our yurt two years ago in May and it has lived up to our expectations. As I write this article, it is 90-degrees here in central Pennsylvania (what the heck happened to spring?), but the temperature in our yurt is 68-degrees. There are seven workers in here, seven desks, eight computers, a fax machine, nine phones, six file cabinets and STILL plenty of room to move around in our 709 square feet.

(June 4, 2013) — The slow start to spring, the seemingly unrelenting wet weather, and high gas prices have dampened tourism in the Winona region, reports the Winona Daily News.

(June 4, 2013) — Kampgrounds of America today announced it is supporting the efforts of the American Recreation Coalition and the National Wildlife Federation in celebrating “Great Outdoors Month” the entire month of June.

(June 4, 2013) — The Loveland RV Resort will be offered for sale on Tuesday, June 18, 2013, by The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Colorado. The property, which consists of 158 pad sites on approximately 13.47 acres, is currently 100 percent occupied.

(June 4, 2013) — The Madison Real Estate Group has expanded its service to include third-party RV resort/mobile home park management servicing the outdoor hospitality industry with the addition of The Lakeshore Villa RV Park and The Frenchmen Damn Trailer Park.

(June 4, 2013) — The Colville National Forest will be temporarily closing the Kettle Crest Trailhead, Sherman Overlook Campground and the Sherman Overlook Day Use Area on Sherman Pass to ensure public safety and allow crews to remove a number of dead trees that could fall and pose a hazard to visitors.

(June 4, 2013) — Recent heavy rainfall has forced KC’s on the Current in Doniphan to close its flooded campground and keep all its equipment available to rent off the water, reports KAIT.

(June 4, 2013) — Roger and Pearl Barto have expanded their cottage rentals to include a new park for recreational vehicles. Now called Mainstay Cottages and RV Park, the $50-per-night lots provide campers with electricity, water and sewer, reports Fenceviewer.

(June 3, 2013) — On Saturday, Diane and Keith Grandchamp, owners of Dream Acres Campground in Monon, assessed the flooding at their business. During Friday’s storm, they had to evacuate three camper trailers, which held 10 campers, reports WLFI.

(June 3, 2013) — The grand opening for the Waterloo/Lost Island Waterpark KOA will be held the weekend of June 14-16, reports the Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier.

(June 3, 2013) — The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Michigan District Office and South Haven KOA will host an SBA press conference on June 4 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at South Haven KOA Campground in Covert, Mich., highlighting how small businesses are taking advantage of SBA programs.


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