Billings-based Kampgrounds of America has rolled out the first national television campaign in its 52-year history, hoping to capitalize on a rebound in the popularity of recreational vehicles.
Anyone who ever doubted the brute force of a full-grown grizzly bear had only to watch Bruno and Ozzy wander into a faux campsite at ZooMontana on Saturday.
ZooMontana's grizzly bears Ozzy and Bruno demonstrate the damage bears can do to a campsite when campers do not take precautions against bears.LLOYD BLUNK/Gazette Staff
This photo shows a portion of the debris hauled off by workers from Yellowstone County and the Montana Department of Transportation last month during a cleanup of transients' camps under a bridge on Interstate 90.
With most of his worldly belongings stashed under a tree in the background, Chris Huddleston talks at a picnic table in North Park about life on the streets.
Sections of the underside of an Interstate 90 bridge were divided into living spaces before Yellowstone County and the Montana Department of Transportation organized a cleanup there on July 18.
Kampgrounds of America Inc. didn’t kick back and rest on its laurels as it marked its 50th birthday in 2012. The Billings-based company marked the milestone by adding 18 locations to its 489-campground system in North America.
Billings-based Kampgrounds of America was born during an era when cars sported fins, rock and roll was brand new and Americans were hitting the road in record numbers.
Walking across the meadow, three strung fishing rods in one hand and a map in the other, the man looked confused.
LOS ANGELES — At a wooded campsite in Santa Paula, north of Los Angeles, vacationers, stray deer and even peacocks must share the tree-shaded property with tractors, backhoes and stacks of lumber.
JACKSON, Wyo. -- Planners in Teton County have released draft rules spelling out how campground owners could bring camper trailers onto their properties.
Beginning Tuesday and continuing through the rest of September, most Shoshone National Forest campgrounds will be closed for one to two days to spray insecticides on trees to protect them from bark beetle attack.
CODY — The Shoshone National Forest plans to close most of its campgrounds for one or two days later this month while workers spray insecticides intended to protect trees from bark beetles.
All open campgrounds on the Lewis and Clark National Forest will be free of charge for campers on the nights of Aug. 26 and 27.
Visitors to the Gallatin National Forest will have to plan around work at a few sites this summer and fall.
As water levels in the North Fork of the Shoshone River recede, Shoshone National Forest campgrounds located in the corridor are returning to normal.
Flooding of four campgrounds along the North Fork of the Shoshone River has forced the closure of some campsites.
With snowmelt swelling rivers, some reservoirs at record high levels and flood damage rampant across Montana, it’s hard to know where to celebrate the Fourth of July weekend in the outdoors.
The Bureau of Reclamation recently awarded a contract to Helena Sand and Gravel to rehabilitate Riverside Campground below Canyon Ferry Dam. The construction work will begin July 5 and is expected to be completed in November.
Roads and trails on the Beartooth Ranger District continue to be wet, muddy and even snowy. In some cases, roads and areas are inaccessible or closed, but other opportunities remain.
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