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USACE Vicksburg District announces posted restrictions concerning the commercial use of Corps Campsites

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VICKSBURG, Miss. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District is announcing the posting of additional restrictions regarding the commercial rental of campsites in Corps operated campgrounds through the Reservation One Stop (R1S) reservation system.

The following restrictions are posted under the authority of 36 CFR Section 327.12a:

  1. Campsites at Corps operated facilities may not be reserved by individuals or businesses for the purpose of renting a Recreational Vehicle (RV) or any camping unit to other parties. This has been determined to be a commercial activity and thus only allowed in a leased commercial concession.
  2. Rental RVs and other camping units may be used at Corps operated campgrounds, but the reservation must be made by the party who will be utilizing the campsite.
  3. Reservations found to be made for the commercial purpose of attachment to an RV or other camping unit rental will be cancelled, and a citation may be issued to the violator under the authority of 36 CFR 327.12a.
  4. There are no changes for campsites reserved for personal, non-commercial use.

USACE is the nation’s largest federal provider of outdoor recreation, managing more than 400 lake and river projects in 43 states and hosting more than 370 million visits per year. With 90 percent of these recreation areas within 50 miles of metropolitan areas they provide a diverse range of outdoor activities close to home and to people of all ages.

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