Ocean Lakes Campground Expands RV Storage

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January 23, 2013 by   - () Leave a Comment


The East's largest campground is just getting bigger.

Ocean Lakes Family Campground in Myrtle Beach, S.C., is expanding and overhauling its camper storage lot to meet growing demand.

The land that’s usually covered in campers is under construction, with crews adding 225 storage spaces, straightening the roads in the lot and expanding the storage area to keep up with the increase in guests wanting to leave their RVs there, the Myrtle Beach Sun News reported.

“We are just running out of space to park them,” said Lance Thompson, Ocean Lakes’ general manager.

All the campers that were in storage there have been moved to other parking areas and to unused campsites while the work is being done. The work started a couple of weeks ago and should be ready by March 15 just before the spring and Easter crowds start trickling in, Thompson said.

Ocean Lakes has about 2,300 campers in storage this time of year, about 200 more than usual, he said.

“That’s a good sign for us,” Thompson said. “It does look like the economy is turning a little bit.”

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