"Rx for Fitness" at Georgia State Parks

(Feb. 6, 2012) -- Georgia’s State Park system has teamed up with the Georgia Association of Physician Assistants (GAPA) to make healthy living a bit more fun. Through the new “Rx for Fitness” Program, physician assistants can prescribe healthy hikes in the great outdoors, and patients can turn in their “prescriptions” for free park passes.

Fee-free entry to Grand Canyon Feb. 14

(Feb. 6, 2012) -- Visitors who arrive on the anniversary of Arizona's statehood (Feb. 14, 2012) will be allowed to enter the park free of charge. Park visitors are reminded that the fee-free designation applies to entrance fees only and does not affect fees for camping, reservations, tours, or use of concessions.

Crossroads RV recalls 172 for wheel center cap

(Feb. 6, 2012) -- Crossroads RV is recalling 172 model year 2012 Rushmore and Elevation RVs with panther style 16" 8-lug aluminum wheels. The center cap that was assembled with the trailer did not provide adequate clearance to allow the wheel to fully seat on the hub face of the axle. This can result in a wheel becoming loose and potentially coming off of the trailer.

Smoke alarm saves couple at Florida RV park

(Feb. 3, 2012) -- Canaveral Fire Rescue Assistant Chief John Cunningham said a couple escaped injury yesterday morning when their 35-foot-long “fifth-wheel” travel trailer was destroyed by fire at Carver's Cove RV Park in Cape Canaveral. He said an alert from a smoke alarm probably saved their lives, reports Florida Today.

Family Tree RV forms dealer franchises

(Feb. 3, 2012) --  The Family Tree RV concept is the brainchild of Tom Enyeart. An RV dealer for 21 years, Enyeart wants to accomplish two things with his new group. First, he wants to put an end to pricing shenanigans in the RV industry. Second, he wants to give smaller RV dealers a fighting chance at competing with Camping World, he told RV Daily Report.

ARVC details federal guidance on pool lifts

(Feb. 3, 2012) -- "Public accommodations, such as RV parks and campgrounds, must bring existing pools into compliance with the 2010 Standards for Accessible Design to the extent it is readily achievable to do so," said Bambei. "There continues to be some confusion regarding the ADA requirements as pertain to public accommodations. This much, though, is clear from this guidance issued by the Department of Justice Jan. 31."