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New River Gorge National River Receives Flagship RV Park

New River Gorge National River Receives Flagship RV Park

September 25, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

The National Park Service (NPS) is constructing a new flagship campground with power and water hookups and drive-in sites for recreational vehicles at the southern end of the New River Gorge National River. The new Meadow Creek Campground is located on the banks of the New River about two miles downstream of the Sandstone Visitor […]

Prescott: Everybody’s Home Town

Prescott: Everybody’s Home Town

July 30, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

A little farther afield, but still an easy day trip from Verde Valley is Prescott—the former territorial capital of Arizona. Nestled in a stunning mountain bowl and surrounded by one of the largest ponderosa pine forests in the West, this beautiful town is steeped in history with an authentic taste of western heritage. Modern Prescott has […]

Are You Ready for the Road?

Are You Ready for the Road?

May 24, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Memorial Day weekend kicks off those lazy, hazy days of summer. The long weekend is perfect for a camping getaway to enjoy biking, boating, fishing, golfing, hiking, paddling, photography, or bird watching. More than 30 million people nationwide will travel more than 50 miles during Memorial Day weekend, defined as the period from Thursday, May […]

Good News from Texas State Parks: Bastrop and Buescher

Good News from Texas State Parks: Bastrop and Buescher

April 27, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

State parks are a big part of what makes Texas a great state to tour in your recreational vehicle. From the wetlands and beaches of the Gulf Coast to hill country swimming holes to the breathtaking beauty of Big Bend, state parks are a vital part of Texas. State parks are great places to hike, […]

Army Corps Campgrounds Upgrades: Arkansas Ozarks

Army Corps Campgrounds Upgrades: Arkansas Ozarks

March 9, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Improvements to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ campgrounds around Norfork and Bull Shoals lakes south of the Arkansas-Missouri state line have been upgraded, the Baxter Bulletin recently reported. Most of the improved campsites can now accommodate 50-foot recreational vehicles and offer 50-amp electrical service in addition to the basic amenities. Along with the bigger, reconfigured […]