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Ind. RV Park Plans Cruise-In, Hog Roast

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Eby’s Pines RV Park in Bristol, Ind. is hosting its 14th annual Cruise-In & Hog Roast from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday (Aug. 2), according to a written announcement from the campground. The hog roast is from 4-5 p.m. Dinner tickets are required and available for purchase at the campground. There is no charge for the Cruise-In, which will feature dash plaques for the first 50 entrants as well as a Campers’ Choice Award and other door prizes. Campers participating in the Cruise-In receive a... Read more

Loon Lake Named Top Ore. Campground

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Loon Lake Lodge and RV Resort in the Oregon Coast Range near Reedsport has been designated as the number-one campground out of 100 campgrounds in Oregon by Tripleblaze, according to a written announcement. The Tripleblaze website explained that they list best places to camp in Oregon by using their “unique campsite popularity algorithm that accounts for the average rating and number of reviews for a campground and the number of people who have camped or wish they could camp at that campground.” Loon... Read more

New Owners Planning RV Park Upgrades

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Green Dot Sub Shop owners Jeff and Debbie Conwell have purchased their building at 15 Hale St., in Manson, Wash., securing Green Dot Sub Shop’s future and location, the Lake Chelan Mirror reported. In addition to the purchase of the property Green Dot Sub Shop is located on, the Conwells also purchased the neighboring car wash and RV park. Debbie Conwell said, “Before we ever opened Green Dot Sub Shop, our goal was to have a positive impact on the community. By making this purchase we... Read more

Injured Man Airlifted From Campground

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A Cape Breton campground owner said he doesn’t know much about a reported car-jumping incident that sent a Riverview, New Brunswick, man to a Halifax hospital with life-threatening injuries, the Chronicle Herald reported Wednesday (July 30). Alexis MacDonald, owner of Ben Eoin Beach RV Resort & Campground, said the man was a “visitor” to the campground, but wouldn’t confirm whether he had been a registered camper. “We’re just praying for the boy’s recovery and hoping everything... Read more

Rentals Grow In Ontario Campgrounds

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Northeastern Ontario park and campground operators say campers are changing their habits, CBC News Sudbury reported. They say in the last couple of years, campers have increasingly turned to renting rather than tenting. Robert Aney, park representative at Carol Campsite in Sudbury, said he thinks the sky-high price of gas has people unhitching their trailers close to home. Carol Campsite is on Highway 69, just minutes from the downtown by car. A total of 70 spots at the privately run park are rented... Read more

Bear Break-Ins Close Utah Campground

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Federal land managers are barring overnight stays at a popular camping area near eastern Utah’s Book Cliffs after a black bear broke into two unoccupied RVs, rummaged through cupboards and chewed cans, the Associated Press reported. Wildlife officials say daytime visitors to the PR Springs and Willow Canyon areas should be cautious until the bear is captured. Ron Stewart, a Utah Division of Wildlife Resources manager, said the bear climbed in through the top of one camper after removing... Read more

Drought Hitting California RV Park Hard

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Water is in very short supply at the Abrams Lake Mobile Estate and RV Park in Mount Shasta, Calif., the Mount Shasta News reported. All RV hookups are now offered only without water. Permanent residents are restricted to water use for sanitation, cooking, showering, and drinking only. Jennifer Mann, who manages the park with her husband Jerry, has lived on the property for 33 years. “Our spring is competely dry. Our lake is completely dry. This has never happened before,” she said. The park’s... Read more

New $2m Provincial Campground Coming

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Recently Saskatchewan announced more than $2 million for the development of a new, 68 full-service site campground at Greenwater Lake Provincial Park, Yorkton This Week reported.Part of the government’s goal of a vibrant and refreshed provincial parks system, this project is scheduled to begin immediately.  The new campground is projected to open in summer 2015.“Saskatchewan’s provincial parks are seeing record attendance numbers, and we are responding to this growing demand with capital... Read more

Owner Surprised By RV Park Annexation

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Frankie Hudson said the vote came without much warning: the approved annexation of the RV and mobile home park her father had owned and was now hers, Highlands Today reported. The owner of Lake Glenada RV & Mobile Home Park said she was caught off-guard when she found out the 22.3-acre mobile home park was up for annexation by Avon Park, Fla. At the Avon Park City Council meeting Monday (July 28), the council voted to bring the park into the city. Hudson said she was given short notice about... Read more

Mass. Campgrounds Face Min. Wage Hikes

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Marcia Galvin, writing as president and CEO of the Massachusetts Association of Campground Owners (MACO), said in the Northeast Campground Association (NCA) newsletter that in her state, “campgrounds have been sharing that they have been just as busy, if not busier than last year. “We have seen an increase in directory distribution through individual requests, information centers and the new NCA marketing partnerships,” she said, and noted that the state association launched a new website. However,... Read more

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