“Humanitarian Crisis on Wheels” is Coming, Say California Campgrounds

“Humanitarian Crisis on Wheels” is Coming, Say California Campgrounds

“This isn’t about tourism. This is about public safety. California has over 1,100 private campgrounds and RV parks that collectively have over 100,000 campsites, many of which are used by full-timer RVers. These parks, which provide water, electricity, sewer and, in most cases, LP gas services, cannot be allowed to close for health and safety reasons because many of the people staying at these parks are sheltering in place and have no place else to go.”

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RV Parks Plead to Stay Open: “We Are an Essential Service”

RV Parks Plead to Stay Open: “We Are an Essential Service”

Campgrounds are seeing an uptick in reservation requests from traveling nurses, many of whom use their RVs as their self-contained home while they are on temporary assignment at hospitals and other medical facilities across the country.

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NPS Temporarily Suspends Park Fees Due to COVID-19

NPS Temporarily Suspends Park Fees Due to COVID-19

The NPS has announced a temporary suspension of park entrance fees.

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Are COVID-19 Campground Closures Short-Sighted?

Are COVID-19 Campground Closures Short-Sighted?

As local, state, and federal governments continue to roll out campground closures, more and more RV travelers are being displaced. Is this really the best way to help solve the spread of the Coronavirus?

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Canadian Border Closes, Campground Closures Move Beyond State Parks

Canadian Border Closes, Campground Closures Move Beyond State Parks

The uncertainty, closures, and travel restrictions surrounding the coronavirus outbreak continue to evolve day to day and hour by hour. Today, the White House announced that the Canada/U.S. border has closed to non-essential travel. Drastic ‘Shelter in Place’ restrictions are in place for over 7 million people in Northern California,...

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Full-Time RVers, It’s Time to Shelter in Place.

Full-Time RVers, It’s Time to Shelter in Place.

We secured a monthly rate at the full-hookup campground … and I suggest you do the same.

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National Park Service Announces Modified Operations

National Park Service Announces Modified Operations

The National Park Service has released a statement outlining steps the agency will take going forward in order to protect against and slow the spread of COVID-19.

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Illinois Closes State Parks

Illinois Closes State Parks

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources has decided to close all Illinois state parks, including campgrounds, due to the coronavirus thread. “Effective immediately, all IDNR-owned properties are closed to the public to help stem the spread of #COVID19,” the department said on Twitter. “All events on state property are cancelled; patrons...

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Navajo Tribal Parks and Camping Close Amid Pandemic

Navajo Tribal Parks and Camping Close Amid Pandemic

The Navajo Nation is temporarily closing all Navajo Nation Tribal Parks due to concerns about the spread of the coronavirus. The closings include Four Corners Monument, Little Colorado River Tribal Park, Canyon de Chelly Campground, and Lake Powell Navajo Tribal Park, also known as Antelope Canyon. The Nation is under...

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New Mexico State Parks Suspend Camping Over Coronavirus Concerns

New Mexico State Parks Suspend Camping Over Coronavirus Concerns

Overnight camping and events at New Mexico State Parks are suspended from March 13 through April 9, 2020, according to a statement on the department’s social media. Visitors with existing reservations through April 9, 2020, will be contacted by Reserve America to cancel and refund reservations. New Mexico State Parks...

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