Alberta Campground Wrapping Up Good Season

The first day of fall is here and the time to tuck the camping gear away until next year is right around the corner in Okotoks, Alberta, reported. The Okotoks Lions Campground plans to close next week after a very busy year of hosting campers from around the world. Pauline Krause, campground manager, said this season was busier than normal for a couple of different reasons. "I think it was probably busier because a lot of people I believe stayed closer to home and this year... Read more

Ocean Lakes IDed As A Top Golfing Campground

Ocean Lakes Family Campground in Myrtle Beach, S.C., has been recommended by the Good Sam Travel And Savings Guide as a top campground for golfers. It is also the only campground in South Carolina to be on this prestigious national list of recommendations, according to an announcement from the park. "We have one of the best golf courses in South Carolina, Prestwick Country Club, owned by The Jackson Cos. which also owns Ocean Lakes," said Barb Krumm, director of marketing and public relations for... Read more

N.D. Campground Operator Looking For Options

A committee formed by the Stutsman County (N.D.) Park Board to look into issues related to the Spiritwood Lake/Shady Cove Campground had more questions than answers after its meeting Tuesday afternoon (Sept. 20), the Jamestown Sun reported The committee was formed to answer questions brought by Eric Nordstrom, one of the owners of Spiritwood Lake Resort and the campground that sits on 120 acres owned by Stutsman County on the shores of Spiritwood Lake. The central question that came up was: What... Read more

ESCAPE Rolls Out New 'Vintage' Park Model RVs

ESCAPE Vintage  ESCAPE Homes , the builder of handcrafted tiny portable homes that Forbes has called “The Most Beautiful Tiny Houses In The World,” announced the debut of a traditional Americana design in its new ESCAPE Vintage. Reminiscent of a classic cabin, this 315 square-foot original is wrapped in cedar lap siding, features flower boxes, elegant window panes, and a charming screened front door. Inside, a clean, quiet, open floor plan provides the setting for a perfect weekend cottage,... Read more

Brad Miracle Hired To Run Angel Fire's RV Resort

Brad Miracle Angel Fire Resort in northern New Mexico announced that Brad Miracle is the new manager for Angel Fire RV Resort. In his new role, he will work in the execution of strategic marketing and business development for the RV resort, which opened in 2015 and has already been recognized as a 10/10/10 and Top 100 RV Resorts in North America by Good Sam. Prior to working with Angel Fire Resort, Miracle managed RV resorts in Colorado, South Dakota, Wisconsin, and most recently in Napa, Calif. The... Read more

Developer Planning Colorado Motorcoach Resort

A Texas real-estate developer’s sketch plan for a 160-lot luxury motorcoach resort along U.S. 550 in western Colorado across from Cascade Village won unanimous approval from the San Juan Regional Planning Commission Tuesday night (Sept. 20), the Silverton Standard reported. The Hearthside Luxury Motorcoach Resort would be developed on 54 acres near Boyce Lake. “This was part of the Durango Mountain Resort master plan,” said Bob Nevins, town and county planner. He pointed out the subdivision... Read more

Flooding Sets RVs Afloat At A Wis. Campground

More than half-a-dozen large recreational vehicles were floating in six feet of water 100 yards from where Sidie Hollow Creek empties into Sidie Hollow Lake in Vernon County, Wis.'s Sidie Hollow Park Thursday morning (Sept. 22), the Vernon County Broadcaster reported. Chad Thelen said he was able to move the family RV to higher ground on Wednesday, which allowed him to pull it safety at 7 a.m. Thursday. "From last night to this morning the water has risen eight feet," Thelen said.... Read more

RV Makers Report The Best RV Open House Ever

From the on-stage C&W performances at Forest River Inc.’s mammoth exhibit to the crowd-pleasing Mercedes-Benz giveaway at Thor Industries Inc.’s expansive display, the 2016 Elkhart RV Open House will likely be remembered as one of the best so far in the nine-year history of the Open House – a growing trade exposition that takes place each September along the boulevards of Elkhart, Ind., where the vast majority of North America’s recreational vehicles are manufactured. The best ever? That’s... Read more

Corps Announces A Ky. Family Camping Weekend

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Nolin River Lake in Kentucky announced on Wednesday (Sept. 21) that ‘Family Camping Weekend’ will be offered Sept. 30-Oct. 1, the Grayson County News-Gazette reported. On these two days, campers at Nolin River Lake who are camping with children in the party will receive half-off of the regular camping fee at Moutardier and Dog Creek campgrounds. “Many children are losing their connection to the outdoors,” said Park Manager Deryck Rodgers, encouraging families... Read more

Logging Will Close Vt. Forest Campground Early

U.S. Forest Service officials announced Sept. 20 that the Moosalamoo Campground, located on the Green Mountain National Forest (GMNF) in Goshen, Vt., will close at noon on Monday (Sept. 26). The two-week-early closure is taking place in order to ensure public safety as the purchaser of the Moose Timber Sale prepares to mobilize and set up operations, according to an announcement from the GMNF. The GMNF offers camping at other campgrounds through the Columbus Day weekend. Share this:LinkedInEmailFacebook Read More →

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