Firm Launches Website, Web Design Services

Southeast Publications, a leader in the guest guide industry servicing approximately 1,400 accounts with print, digital and other marketing materials, announced in a release today (Sept. 1) that it has launched its new corporate website and web design program. Wally Warrick, CEO of Plantation, Fla.-based Southeast Publications, said the company has "some extremely talented web designers and programmers" to work on the RV Travel Search Engine and other special projects. "It... Read more

ARVC Michigan Releases Labor Day Openings

Campers searching for adventure and excitement or simply looking for a relaxing and enjoyable destination for Labor Day weekend will find exactly what they are looking for in Michigan camping. The Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds of Michigan (ARVC Michigan),which represents more than 160 member campgrounds throughout the state, is reporting nearly two dozen campgrounds with availability for tenters, RVers and cabin-dwellers at privately-owned and operated campgrounds throughout the Upper... Read more

Cochise Stronghold Campground Opens Today

The Douglas Ranger District of the Coronado National Forest is reopening the Cochise Stronghold Campground today (Sept. 1) for the fall camping season, according to a report by Tucson News Now. There are 18 campsites at the campground, which is located at 5,000 feet in elevation in Cochise County. Campsites are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Each campsite accommodates up to two vehicles and 10 people. Two group sites may be utilized by larger groups. Cochise Trail (#279), which is... Read more

Cleanup Continues At Olympic Campgrounds

The storm that hit the Pacific Northwest on Saturday (Aug. 29) is being called the region's most powerful summer storm on record, and as of Monday evening (Aug. 31), the North Olympic Peninsula was still cleaning up fallen trees while some power customers remained in the dark, according to a report by the Peninsula Daily News. Winds that approached 90 mph on the Peninsula's Pacific Coast and more than 50 mph in East Jefferson County dropped trees on cars and power lines, closing Olympic... Read more

City Council To Consider Camping Prohibition

The Umatilla City Council will consider an ordinance today (Sept. 1) to ban camping outside of established campgrounds in response to what city staff say is a growing problem with homeless camps around the city, according to a report by the East Oregonian. The ordinance would ban all camping on public property, with the exception of youth groups in parks given prior permission for an activity by the city manager. It would also ban camping on private property without the permission of the owner or... Read more

Flea Treatment Closes Yosemite Campground

According to a release, Yosemite National Park has announced a temporary closures at Tamarack Flat Campground and Glacier Point Road at Chinquapin for flea treatment. Officials from the Centers for Disease Control, NPS Office of Public Health and California Department of Public Health (CDPH) recommended treatment of rodent burrows with Deltamethrin to reduce the flea population at Tamarack Flat Campground and at Glacier Point. Both areas are subject to closure to allow crews to complete the work... Read more

Iowa Campground Still Drying Out After Flood

Area parks and farm fields will begin drying out this week after being swamped by floodwater from the South Skunk River, which rose to more than 2 feet above flood stage late Sunday (Aug. 30) before quickly falling on Monday. According to a report by the Ames Tribune, the river was at just over 19 feet late Monday, after cresting at 23.98 feet Sunday afternoon. Flood stage is 21.5 feet at U.S. Highway 30. The river and area creeks quickly rose over the weekend after torrential rain dumped up to 9... Read more

Tenants Evicted From Unauthorized RV Park

Dozens of people in eastern El Paso County were given eviction notices from an unauthorized RV campground where they were renting space, according to a report by KOAA News 5. Officials at the NBC station said its crews uncovered the property owner was running the business in violation of county land use laws and health department codes. Janeen Gehrer got her eviction notice Monday. "We just found out last night actually about any of this when he started turning the power and stuff off,"... Read more

Park Hosts Find Paradise At Salamonie Lake

As reported by the Huntington County TAB, Ron and Brenda Werling have found their paradise. All the nature they can soak in, a pile of firewood and a travel trailer to call home. From their little corner of the Salamonie Lake modern campground in north central Indiana, they have an eye on the world. “We meet all kinds of people, from different parts of the state,” Brenda says. “Really, from all over.” It’s not just the people. There’s the inhabitants of the natural world, too. “In the... Read more

Luxury Camps Alive And Well At Burning Man

The wind, bugs and dust have departed and in their absence an entire, albeit temporary, city has sprung from the desert near Black Rock City, Nev. According to a report by USA Today, Burning Man participants are busily decorating, bedazzling and otherwise dialing in their tents, sun shelters and RV encampments — some with paid staff and private toilets — for a week completely off the grid. "You see all these piles of stuff and you have no idea what it is at first," said Adam Kelso... Read more

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