The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association commissioned an Economic Impact Study on the RV industry, released on June 7, 2016. The study found that the RV industry contributes about $49.7 billion in economic output or 0.28 percent of the Gross Domestic Product. Through its production and distribution linkages, the industry impacts firms in 426 of the 440 sectors of the United States economy.
Nationwide, the industry is responsible for 216,170 jobs, both directly and inderectly, creating an economic impact of $37.5 billion. The full study results, along with each individual state and congressional district's economic impact is available on the website by clicking here .
Fri Jul 8, 2016
CASCADE LOCKS, Oregon - The first developed campground on public lands in the United States turns 100 years old this month.
Eagle Creek Campground opened to the public in July 1916.
The campground is now part of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. The waterfall-rich Eagle Creek Trail departs from the south end of the area en route to Punchbowl Falls and other scenic cascades along Eagle Creek.
Additional Information: http://kval.com/outdoors/oregons-eagle-creek-celebrates-a-century-of-camping