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Summer campground positions open in South Dakota parks

The deadline is fast approaching to apply for summer employment with the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks (GFP). The department offers...
Boondocking

Basic tips for “dry camping”

By Bob Difley Dry camping, camping without utility hookups, requires special preparations – and that includes wise use of electricity. Here are a few basic...

Washington State Parks reservation system will be temporarily out of service

OLYMPIA – Dec. 18, 2018 – Washington State Parks’ online reservation system will be down from Wednesday, Jan. 8 through Tuesday, Jan. 15, as...
Boondocking

Coyote camping (boondocking) in the Southwestern deserts

By Bob (BoondockBob) Difley Of all the styles of camping, from backpacking tents to fancy RV resorts accommodating 40 foot+ motorhomes, coyote camping (ultimate boondocking)...

More Colorado State Park campsites available only with reservation

DENVER, Colo. - Starting in 2019, 20 of Colorado’s state parks will offer camping by reservation only. Effective Jan. 1, 15 state parks will...

Harvest Hosts to raise fees. Adds golf courses to free overnight locations

Harvest Hosts, a membership organization that has traditionally offered free overnight RV stays at more than 600 wineries, farms, breweries and other locations –...

See prehistoric graffiti at Painted Rock Petroglyph Site

By Bob Difley Like most historic or recreation sites managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), they don't get a lot of publicity and...

How much solar power do you need?

The winter, snowbird season is upon us, and a parade of RVers is now underway south, many to boondock for months on end on...
KOA

KOA constructing new parks

It's no secret to most RVtravel.com readers that it's getting harder each year to find an available space in an RV park without a...

Will RV parks nix fixed prices and charge based on demand?

By Andy Zipser Andy and his family are the owners and operators of the Walnut Hills Campground and RV Park in Staunton, Virginia. One of the...
Grizzly bear

Hungry bear rips through RV’s side to enter. See the photo

We found this photo on the Facebook group Ketchikan Nostalgia Sharing. The post message read: "This is what happens when a bear in Alaska...

The campground of your dreams? No way!

Oh, this is way too funny — a publicity photo from the REV Group, the third largest motorhome manufacturer in America. Maybe a little...