Private RV Parks Closed by Local Government
Following the nationwide closures of many public campgrounds, the City of Marfa (Texas) and Presidio County are forcing multiple privately-owned RV parks to close up shop.
Beginning on March 23rd the RV facilities must stop service for 15 days.
Presidio County is remotely located in West Texas near Big Bend National Park.
What Are The RV Parks & Guests Saying?
El Cosmico, a self described bohemian nomadic hotel, released this official statement on their website,
It’s with a heavy heart that we announce the doors are temporarily closing at El Cosmico on March 23…We’re in this together, even though, for now, we’re just together in spirit.
The RV Outlaws, a popular full time RV page on Facebook, were camping in Marfa, Texas at Apache Pines RV Park when the closures were announced. They added on their Facebook page post,
S— is getting real folks. Marfa is closing pretty much everything, including hotels and RV parks.. so we’re moving on tomorrow and by the end of the weekend we’ll be in very different landscapes than this one.. cheers to the weekend!
Are RV Parks Essential or Non-Essential?
In a recent poll shared with hundreds of RV enthusiasts, 84% think that campgrounds and RV parks should be considered an essential business.
By closing parks and campgrounds, full time RV travelers and RVers away from home may be left without proper water & electric resources.
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