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.
In days mostly past, a camper would walk into the wilderness, pitch a canvas pup tent and catch a string of trout for dinner.
Chinese-American billionaire philanthropist Oscar Tang, who bought and privatized Kampgrounds of America 32 years ago, said he has no plans to sell or move the company from Billings. “It’s a very professionally run company. Their values are very close to mine, so I haven’t had to micro-manag…