RVIA Economic Impact Study

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 .

Demand Soaring for Campground Reservations

Tue Aug 15, 2017

Contemporary campers — from luxury motorhome travelers to spartan, tent-dwelling types — agree on one thing: Make a reservation.

Booming in popularity throughout the country and uber-booming in southwestern Colorado, camping is attracting record numbers across all age groups, according to recent travel statistics.

The skyrocketing demand for developed campgrounds and additional dispersed campsites has driven an increased use of the campsite reservation system for the U.S. Forest Service, as well as Colorado state parks, such as the huge, camping-friendly Ridgway State Park at Ridgway Reservoir, according to a story by Telluride News