Truck Camper News in Review Week of May 18-24

Truck Camper News in Review Week of May 18-24
camp site Camping reservations at Kampgrounds of America locations indicate strong growth in camping so far this season. Advanced reservations for the holiday weekend are up more than 8 percent over the same time last year at the 486 locations in the KOA system in North America. >>>read more
May 22, 2015 – RV News
Black widow spider If you are plagued by creepy crawlers that have invaded your RV, or envision them scurrying across your floor when you’re trying to fall asleep, then it’s time to drive them out, and barricade your castle to prevent them from returning. Follow these tips and you could become bug free…
May 22, 2015 –
Truck Camper HQ It’s usually one of the biggest camping weekends of the year, but all steady rain is keeping most campers home. Cheney State Park staff were expecting 35,000-50,000 visitors over the weekend. That number will likely take a big hit as …and more »
May 24, 2015 – camping – KAKE
Modern campers are eager to re-connect with nature, spend more time with family and friends and explore new territory. If you’re inclined to camp, here are five ideas to consider. • Get into the back country. For the purest connection to nature, make …
May 24, 2015 – camping – Columbus Dispatch
Memorial Day Weekend Camping: Bringing Technology to the Woods Gone are the days when you’d simply pack a couple coolers of food and your fishing pole to go enjoy a little camping. These days, instead of getting away from the electronics for a weekend, people are finding ways to take them along. There’s nothing …and more »
May 23, 2015 – camping – Google News
15 pitch perfect UK campsites As the name suggests, it’s all about campfires at Embers Camping Beaulieu, where every pitch comes with its own firepit. Campfire cooking is an essential part of the “purist” camping experience the site aims to offer, along with acres of space, no …
May 23, 2015 – camping – Google News
A crescent of cabins near the entrance to El Capitan Canyon in Santa Barbara. The luxury camping site remains open despite the oil spill off the coast. (Christopher Reynolds / Los Angeles Times) The oil spill about 23 miles north of the city of Santa Barbara has shut down Refugio and El Capitan state beaches to campers and visitors. Both will remain closed over Memorial Day weekend as emergency workers act to contain oil slicks covering about …Large oil spill hits popular wildlife, camping areas in Santa Barbara
May 21, 2015 – camping – Los Angeles Times
Bruneau Dunes State Park offers the tallest single-structured sand dune in North America with plenty of camping spots. The Forest Service will reopen some of the camping below Anderson Ranch Dam in time for the river’s opening day for fishing May 23. Campers will welcome a return to this popular spot, but some areas will remain closed to camping if hazardous trees are …Never too late: Creative tips for nabbing a campsite.
May 21, 2015 – camping – Twin Falls Times-News
Plymouth University researchers ask for parents’ views on whether camping holidays impact on children’s education and wellbeing “Interestingly, the parents surveyed believed camping supported the key curriculum subjects of Geography, History and Science. And actually, that stacks up because the most common camping activities were natural – such as rock pooling and nature walks …Camping helps children to do better at school says new study.
May 21, 2015 – camping – Medical Xpress
Truck Camper HQ Glampers can check in at 8 a.m. to enjoy glamours camping. Race fans will be able to live at the track — in tents — from Thursday through the race. They can enjoy a community grill, a cafe, maybe even queen beds. IMS said “it’s camping with the …and more »
May 21, 2015 – camping – WISH-TV
Courtesy of the Minnesota DNR  Stephen Hamrick of Lakeville won the 2015 walleye stamp contest sponsored by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. After being outdoors in tick habitat, get out of your clothes immediately, do a complete body check, shower and vigorously towel dry. Wash your clothes immediately as to not spread any ticks around your living area. • Check pets for ticks, too. Even if …
May 21, 2015 – outdoors – Post-Bulletin
Truck Camper HQ The global camping equipment market is expected to reach an estimated $5.0 billion by 2019. The major drivers of camping equipment are increasing recreational expenditure, changing lifestyle, and rising participation in outdoor recreational activities.and more »
May 21, 2015 – camping – PR Newswire
 Between the diversion dam and the power plant, most of the Weber River is in a pipeline, leaving the section of rapids known as "Scrambled Eggs" high and dry for kayakers. Credit Pacificorp Hydropower projects borrow water from rivers to create electricity, but while that water is impounded in reservoirs and forced into high pressure tubes, it’s temporarily unavailable for fun uses, like whitewater kayaking. Jennifer Pemberton has this …
May 19, 2015 – recreational – Utah Public Radio
moses lake washington According to the Grant County Sheriff’s Office, camping restrictions at the Moses Lake Sand Dunes will be put into place to allow access for emergency responders. This year, camping will not be allowed anywhere west of the third restroom building to …
May 18, 2015 – camping – KXLY Spokane
Millwood Lake Flood It’s a weekend when families escape to enjoy Arkansas’ outdoors, but for several families their Memorial Day Weekend plans are being washed out. Due to floodwaters from recent rains, several campgrounds at Millwood Lake are temporarily closed. “We’ve …
May 18, 2015 – camping – KTBS
Truck Camper HQ TOBYHANNA STATE PARK — If you’re thinking of enjoying the great outdoors this summer, but have never camped before, Tobyhanna State Park has a program you may want to take advantage of. Memorial Day weekend will bring lots of folks to the …
May 18, 2015 – camping –
Lake Diaz If camping on a lakeshore sounds like a good time, you can’t beat the serenity and beautiful scenery surrounding Lake Diaz. Lake Diaz is located three miles south of Lone Pine, at an altitude of 3,727 feet. There are 100 camping spaces on the west …and more »
May 18, 2015 – camping – Victorville Daily Press
Truck Camper HQ Ever since the advent of the smartphone age, we have agonized over how to take vacations that allow us to get away from “the monster that is consuming us.” But we need our smartphones on vacation; they have replaced our guidebooks and our cameras.
May 18, 2015 – vacation – Fusion
Truck Camper HQ We’ve walked you through the basics in our Sasquatch Survival Guide, our recommended Sasquatch playlist and more, but for the tens of thousands camping out, a whole new level of excitement awaits – and with it, a new set of challenges. There are a few …
May 18, 2015 – camping – Crave Online

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