Forest Service closes recreation facilities around Lake Tahoe for the season

Fall is here, and winter comes early to Lake Tahoe, where several campgrounds, day-use areas, picnic areas, roads and beaches on National Forest lands around Lake Tahoe are being closed up for the winter season. Campgrounds already closed include Bayview, Fallen Leaf, Kaspian, Meeks Bay, Nevada Beach and William Kent. Day-use areas and beaches closed include Baldwin, Kaspian, Meeks Bay,…

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Video: Corps of Engineers campgrounds among RVers’ favorites

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is the largest federal provider of outdoor recreation with more than 90,000 campsites across the country at more than 450 lakes and waterways. COE campground facilities are well maintained. Some campgrounds have full RV hookups, while others only have designated sites with picnic tables and fire rings. Showers are usually available as well as trash…

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Volunteers help bring life back to Northern CA state park

The value of volunteers cannot be overstated, especially in the rejuvenation of Northern California’s Sugarloaf Ridge State Park where volunteers lugged three 600- to 700-pound redwood beams up and down a steep trail to lay them across a gully near the headwaters of Sonoma Creek. That’s when you begin to understand the old maxim about how “nonprofits are only as…

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Michigan’s popular Sleeping Bear Dunes new reservation system delayed

If you’ve been looking forward to a time when you didn’t have to sleep in your RV in a long line outside Sleeping Bear Dunes campground in order to get a campsite, you will have to wait a bit longer. The new reservation system you’ve been waiting for is being delayed, reports mlive.com.  Since last year, the popular park has been…

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Some Forest River, Coachmen motorhomes recalled

Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain 2017 Coachmen Cross Country, 2017-2019 Coachmen Sportscoach and Forest River Berkshire and Legacy and 2017-2018 Forest River Charleston motorhomes built on Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC) chassis. The rear mounted Power Distribution Module (PDM) may have been damaged during manufacturing, possibly resulting in the rear marker lights, brake lights, or turn signals…

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