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(Sept. 24, 2013) — “The videos not only highlight the friendly hospitality and activities we provide at each park, but the clean, big-rig friendly RV sites and park models that are available at Carefree RV Resorts across the country,” said Pohl.

(Sept. 23, 2013) — An upcoming half-hour regional travel show called Official Best of Indiana 2013, part of which was filmed at Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park in Fremont, Ind., will be shown on WISH/WNDY Sept. 28 at 12:30 p.m. and on WNDY Sept. 29 at 6:30 a.m.

(Sept. 20, 2013) — Surf n’ Stream Campground in Toms River today congratulated Jenna Aiken for winning its “Name That Island Park Contest.” Aiken’s name, The Cookoo’s Nest, was chosen as the new name for the recently remodeled bird sanctuary located at the north end of the tenter’s island at the campground.

(Sept. 20, 2013) — Canton is known as the walking capital of Texas, and Mill Creek Ranch Resort has added to that reputation by adding additional scenic walking trails throughout the resort.

(Sept. 20, 2013) — On Sept. 16, Goodhue County District Judge Lawrence Clark granted the Minnesota Department of Health’s request for a temporary injunction against Hidden Valley Campground, writes the Post-Bulletin.

(Sept. 19, 2013) — New owners have given Palm Canyon Resort & RV Park in Borrego Springs a $1 million facelift and transformed the property into a Western-themed vacation destination that also includes vintage Airstream and “Canned Ham” trailer rentals.

(Sept. 19, 2013) — McConchie’s Heritage Acres Campground in Galway is inviting area families to come out on Saturday, Sept. 28 from noon to 4 p.m. for its End of Year Bash. Proceeds raised from the Bash will benefit Camp Good Days and Special Times. McConchie’s has also partnered with fiVe BELoW for a weeklong shopping event from Sept. 22 to Sept. 29, 2013.

(Sept. 19, 2013) — The Lincoln City News Guard reports that Cottonwood Canyon State Park, located along the John Day River on Highway 206, will open for the first time on Saturday, Sept. 28.

(Sept. 19, 2013) — The new, improved central reservation system (CRS) that manages state park camping, lodging and harbor reservations will launch in November with minimal customer disruptions during the system transition, the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has announced.

(Sept. 19, 2013) — County public health officials are warning campers to stay away from common ground squirrels after three of the rodents trapped at Cedar Grove Campground inside Palomar Mountain State Park tested positive for plague late last week, reports U-T San Diego.

(Sept. 18, 2013) — Family members say the Kettle Falls man shot by park rangers at Kettle River Campground over the weekend had been standing alongside his nine-year-old son when the bullet tore into his torso, writes The Spokesman Review.

(Sept. 17, 2013) — There will be an open house at the Branson KOA from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 22. Visitors will have a chance to tour the interiors of the GMC classic motorhomes. The motorhomes at the rally will feature factory original models up to the most modern innovations and paint schemes.

(Sept. 17, 2013) — “During this transition period, we feel the responsible action is to no longer actively support the current product. We have recently notified our affiliates of this strategic direction and look forward to re-launching our network of the finest independent campgrounds and outdoor resorts in North America,” said Gorin.

(Sept. 16, 2013) — “Many campgrounds are planning so many on-site activities they are becoming destinations in themselves,” said Debbie Sipe, executive director of the California Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds.

(Sept. 16, 2013) — Families should bring sleeping bags or any bedding, pillows, clothing, sturdy shoes and personal items including toothpaste, towels, soap, etc. However, the following will be provided: tents, sleeping mats, chairs, lanterns, flashlights, GPS units, and all activity equipment. Plus water, lemonade, coffee and all food including one lunch, one dinner, one breakfast, snacks and campfire treats.

(Sept. 16, 2013) — After an intense thunderstorm with low with strong gusting winds last Wednesday, Mother Nature was not kind to the many trees at Camping on the Battenkill already weakened by Irene, a press release noted. The area from the woods bathhouse, around the corner up through sites 33-37 is closed again until the trees can be cleared. But, the rest of the campground is still open to campers for the fall foliage season.

(Sept. 13, 2013) — After as much as 10 inches of rain fell during the past week, residents of SKP Ranch, an RV park north of Carlsbad, were rescued by helicopter Thursday after being cut off by flooding, reports the Carlsbad Current Argus.

(Sept. 13, 2013) — On Thursday, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced that $40.03 million is being made available in allocations from the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and will be distributed to all 50 states, the Territories, and the District of Columbia for state-identified outdoor recreation projects.

(Sept. 13, 2013) — Water escaping the dam in Lyons found its way to the St. Vrain River and pushed water 19 miles east to St. Vrain State Park, writes CBS Denver. The swollen river shut down campsites and forced tourists to pack up and head out.

(Sept. 13, 2013) — A fast moving thunderstorm struck in Maine Wednesday night, reports A tree came down on an RV camper in Sennebec Lake Campground in Appleton, seriously injuring a man inside.


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