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The Latest RV Parks and Campground Briefs

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August 2, 2012 by   - () Leave a Comment

MICHIGAN

From a news release:

Sun Communities Inc., a real estate investment trust (REIT) that owns and operates manufactured housing and recreational vehicle communities, announced on Wednesday (Aug. 1) that on July 27 it acquired Northville Crossing and associated personal property, inventory and chattel loans for a purchase price of $32.3 million paid in cash. The 756-site manufactured housing community is located just west of Northville, Mich., in the growth corridor of Washtenaw County. Northville Crossing is an all double section community constructed within the last 15 years.

Sun Communities Inc. currently owns and operates a portfolio of 164 communities comprising approximately 56,930 developed sites.

ARIZONA

From Today's News-Herald, Lake Havusu City:

Mohave County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing on Aug. 6 to discuss a proposed recreational vehicle park in the area of Havasu Heights.

The supervisors were asked to rezone a 100-acre property about one-half mile east of Havasu Heights, and six miles north of Havasu.  The applicant, Mike Harrah, of Caribou Industries Inc., based in Santa Ana, Calif., is proposing a 238-lot private RV-community project called Motor Coach Recreational Vehicle Estates.

WYOMING

From the Billings (Mont.) Gazette:

The Kemmerer Ranger District of the Bridger-Teton National Forest has closed two campgrounds after bears were seen in the area.

There have been multiple reports of recent bear activity in the Carl Creek and Ham’s Fork campground. Day use within the area is allowed, but visitors should be alert for and report any bear activity to the Kemmerer Ranger Station at (307) 828-5100.

The Bridger-Teton has a food storage order covering portions of the forest that requires that all food and other attractants be properly stored or hung so that they are not available to bears.

NEW MEXICO

From the Associated Press:

New Mexico parks officials say parts of El Vado Lake State Park near Tierra Amarilla will close Friday (Aug. 3) because of low water.

Officials say the Sands Cove and South Point camping areas of the park near Tierra Amarilla in northern New Mexico will be closed to vehicle access.

Parks officials say no one is using the campgrounds because they are now too far from the shore.

The north El Vado boat ramp is also closed because of low water.

 

 

 

 

 

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