Tag Archives: Army Corps of Engineers

National Trails Day: Let’s Take a Hike

In 1993 the American Hiking Society sponsored the first National Trails Day hike. Over the next 20 years the event has grew to more than 2,000 events ranging from guided hikes to paddling excursions and similar outdoor adventures. American Hiking Society’s … Continue reading

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Redesign of Recreation.gov

Recreation.gov, the interagency website that guides visitors to 90,000 sites on federal lands such as national parks, wildlife refuges, waterways, forests, and recreation areas, has a new look with expanded content and improved navigation tools. The redesign is an initial step … Continue reading

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Tips for Choosing RV Parks/Campgrounds

Choices for RV parks and campgrounds include luxurious RV resorts, activity-filled family destinations, 55+ parks, secluded natural settings, and basic parks conveniently located for an overnight stay. Prices also run the gamut. There is a variety of campgrounds, each offering … Continue reading

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Good News from Texas State Parks: Lake Whitney

A study by the Texas Coalition for Conservation found Texans spend upward of $1 billion every year when they visit the state parks. For every county with a state park, on average the park generates almost $3 million in annual … Continue reading

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Army Corps Campgrounds Upgrades: Arkansas Ozarks

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 … Continue reading

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Head for the Arkansas Ozarks

If you plan on just passing through Arkansas on your route north this spring, take a second look. The true identity of Arkansas lies in the riches Mother Nature has endowed on the region. The self-proclaimed “Natural State,” Arkansas delivers … Continue reading

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