GuestRated Identifies 2015 ‘A’ Rated RV Parks

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Only 34 out of about 4,000 campgrounds, RV parks, and resorts across America received all around ‘A’ ratings in GuestRated.com consumer surveys completed in 2015. “If you do the math, that amounts to fewer than one in 100 campgrounds, RV parks, and resorts receiving all around ‘A’ ratings in our consumer surveys,” said Bob MacKinnon, […]

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Glen Canyon National Recreation Area: Lake Powell & So Much More

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The Colorado River is dammed on both sides of the Grand Canyon, forming two huge artificial lakes: Lake Mead and Lake Powell. Encompassing over 1.25 million acres, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area stretches for hundreds of miles from Lees Ferry in Arizona to the Orange Cliffs of southern Utah. The National Recreation Area offers unparalleled opportunities for water-based […]

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Alamo Lake State Park: Fishing, Camping, Wildflowers & More

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Offering a scenic, cacti-studded landscape with a mountainous backdrop, Alamo Lake is tucked away in the Bill Williams River Valley. In addition to picturesque desert scenery, Alamo Lake State Park has much to offer its visitors recreationally. The area is known for its exceptional bass fishing opportunities, as well as canoeing, kayaking, and camping. For […]

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Catalina State Park: Sky Island Gem

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Neighboring the Coronado National Forest, Catalina State Park is located at the foot of the Santa Catalina Mountains and offers a variety of hiking trails available for on-foot travelers, bicyclists, and horse riders alike. One of southern Arizona’s numerous Sky Islands, the Santa Catalina Mountains dominate Tucson’s northern skyline. These Sky Islands are small mountain […]

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2015 National Park Service Visitation Tops 307 Million

Stretching outward, an army of saguaro cacti waved at me with their massive prickly arms. © Rex Vogel, all rights reserved

The National Park Service recently certified 2015 national park visitation at more than 307 million. It also released its popular Top 10 list of the most visited national park sites. “The popularity of national parks is well known, but last year’s numbers really are extraordinary,” said National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis. “As the […]

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