(Jan. 30, 2012) -- An annual report on national park visitation shows significant changes in how people visit Yosemite National Park, with many fewer guests actually able to sleep overnight inside the park's boundaries, notes the Stockton Record.
(Jan. 30, 2012) -- Although it's still not quite like the boom days, when reservations were needed a year in advance, more snowbirds are heading down to Southwest Florida this year, providing a boost to area RV resorts and campgrounds, reports the Bradenton Herald.
(Jan. 30, 2012) -- Bank of the West's small business and middle market commercial clients have recognized the bank for its service, relationship management and treasury management in a study that determined the winners of the annual Greenwich Excellence Awards.
(Jan. 30, 2012) -- A trailer was destroyed and another badly damaged Sunday morning, when a huge oak tree fell in the Rivers West RV Park in Myrtle Creek, reports KVAL.
(Jan. 30, 2012) -- Samuel Rybski could not find a spot to park his RV when he drove into Greene County to work on a natural gas pipeline for the Marcellus shale industry. The industry's growth has brought the sting of housing shortages and high rent to Greene and Washington counties, reports the Monessen Valley Independent.
(Jan. 30, 2012) -- After a decade of threats, the Tonto National Forest is moving to shut down a 167-resident mobile home park overlooking Roosevelt Lake, and suggesting an RV park be put in its place, reports the Payson Roundup.
(Jan. 30, 2012) -- The Natchez Democrat reports that a motorhome was converted into a submarine early Sunday morning after it rolled into the Mississippi River from Silver Street in Natchez.
(Jan. 30, 2012) -- Visitors to flagship properties like Eugene T. Mahoney State Park in Nebraska or Ledges State Park in Iowa won't notice many changes this year, but those who visit out-of-the-way parks and recreation areas will encounter tall grass, no trash service and maybe even a padlocked restroom, reports the Omaha World-Herald.
(Jan. 30, 2012) -- The Columbian is reporting that legislation to allow the Discover Pass to be transfered between two vehicles has passed the state Senate unanimously.
(Jan. 30, 2012) -- The river is barely visible and a handful of signs read "No Camping" at Ben Hur Lampman Park, but Gold Hill Parks and Recreation Manager Rob Lowe is hoping to resolve both of those issues, reports the Mail Tribune.