Latest Briefs for RV Parks and Campgrounds

August 23, 2013 by   - () Comments Off on Latest Briefs for RV Parks and Campgrounds


Image courtesy of Arizona State Parks


From the News-Herald, Lake Havasu City:

Arizona State Parks (ASP) officials unveiled conceptual drawings Wednesday night (Aug. 21) to Lake Havasu Marine Association of what is to come at Contact Point.

“We are wanting to manage this Lake a little better, there’s a lot of congestion,” said ASP executive director Bryan Martyn. “We want to move some of that traffic down south.”

The proposed project is earmarked for 40-acres of ASP land that is nestled next to the existing Water Safety Center.

Artist-renderings of the proposed project show a new marina, boat storage lots and parking.

Wednesday, Martyn said the proposed project boasts two boat launch ramp sites with a combined 12 lanes. Other amenities include, bathrooms, trails, fishing nodes and camping.

“It will be what you would expect at an Arizona state park,” Martyn said.

Calling Lake Havasu State Park an “economic driver for this community,” Martyn said the three goals of ASP are continuing to be a resource protection agency; providing public access to the agency’s resources; and continuing on as an economic driver.

Martyn noted the ASP state parks system to round up an estimated $266 million to rural Arizona.

“You will continue to see good things at Arizona State Parks,” he said.


From the Myrtle Beach Sun News:

Time for some bluegrass at the beach in South Carolina.

The two-day weekend event at Ocean Lakes Family Campground in Myrtle Beach is scheduled to begin today (Aug. 23).

The 15th annual event features eight different bands. Included on the schedule for this year are Rhonda Vincent and the Rage and the Larry Stephenson Band.

Performances run from 4 p.m. through 10 p.m. on Friday and from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday.

Ocean Lakes is one of the largest campgrounds in the nation with a mile of beachfront and almost 3,500 camping sites.



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