Woodall's Releases 2012 Campground Directory

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February 2, 2012 by   - () Leave a Comment

Woodall's Publications, publisher of trusted and reliable RV and camper resources, has released its 2012 Woodall's North American Campground Directory.

Trusted as the industry leader for RV and camping information since 1935, Woodall's meets the needs of today's RVers with its dual-rating system, comprehensive listings and informative editorial, according to a news release. The 2012 directory contains information for more than 8,000 privately owned and 6,000 public parks across North America, ensuring RVers find the most enjoyable and appropriate site for their individual travel plans.

The directory features 310,003 changes and updates from the 2011 edition, including over 14,000 detailed listings of campgrounds, RV dealers and service centers and attractions, GPS coordinates, physical addresses and detailed campground information. The directory also features full-color state and provincial maps, at-a-glance charts showing parks that welcome big rigs, have internet access (including Wi-Fi), welcome pets, and parks and campgrounds that are considered "green-friendly," based upon the criteria of the National Association of Campgrounds and RV Parks (ARVC) in conjunction with Leave No Trace. Included in the 2012 edition is exclusive new editorial on "One Tank Trips," which guides readers to amazing trips using only a tank of gas.

Included in the 2012 Woodall's Directory is a whole new way for RVers and campers to connect with the campgrounds, RV parks and resorts found in the Directory — QR Codes. Located throughout the directory, these QR codes can be scanned by smart phones and will connect users to exclusive content. Woodall's redesigned its Travel Section for 2012, and filled it with tons of tips and recommendations about each local cities and attractions within each specific state.

Another added benefit to the directory are Camping World coupons, placed within its pages, which are good at any Camping World SuperCenter nationwide, providing savings to Woodall's readers.

In conjunction with the release of the new 2012 Directory, Woodall's Publications is also releasing its list of top rated privately owned RV parks and campgrounds in North America through its 5W/5W rating system. Of the 8,000 privately-owned parks listed in its 2012 North American Campground Directory, 363 parks earned the highest and most coveted designation in the Woodall's rating system.

"Privately owned campgrounds and RV parks covet the 5W Woodall's rating, valuing it as the industry's long running standard and most respected rating system," said Ann Emerson, vice president and publisher. "We are very proud of the 363 campgrounds that have achieved a 5W rating for 2012."

View the complete list of 5W/5W Parks at

The 2012 Woodall's North American Campground Directory is now available at bookstores, RV dealers, Camping World SuperCenters, and online. To purchase or receive more information on Woodall's and its publications visit

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