STAUNTON, Va. (AP) -- Following a camper survey, Virginia is keeping its existing campsite reservation system at state parks.
The survey was conducted to determine whether campers wanted the ability to reserve a specific site.
Under the existing system, campers reserve a spot in a camping loop, but not a specific campsite. Campers pick an open site when they arrive at a park.
Nancy Heltman with the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation tells The News Leader (http://bit.ly/1a33iKd ) that most campers didn't take either side in the survey.
Heltman says the existing system provides flexibility to deal with problems at a campsite, such as flooding or an electric hookup failure.
Information from: The News Leader, http://www.newsleader.com
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