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TACO Announces 2024 Annual Award Winners

The Texas Association of Campground Owners (TACO) announced the recipients of its annual awards, recognizing top parks and a distinguished supplier at its Spring Meeting and Convention at the Lone Star Convention Center in Conroe.

Brian Schaeffer, TACO executive director and CEO, revealed that the competition saw numerous parks enter this year. “We had a dozen entries for each category, which is a record. We switched how to enter your park to a much simpler method, which only took a few minutes to complete,” Schaeffer said in a press release.

In the Large Park of the Year category, El Campo Lost Lagoon RV Resort brought home the 2024 award. The resort in El Campo is known for its extensive water features, including a two-acre, 650,000-gallon beach entry swimming pool, a 500-foot lazy river, and a new multilevel water play structure.

Quilly’s RV Park in Rockport was awarded Small Park of the Year. This park is celebrated for its amenities, including ADA-compliant swimming facilities, stocked fishing ponds, and extensive nature trails.

The spotlight also shone on Al’s Hideaway in Pipe Creek, which garnered the Accommodations of the Year Award. The park is recognized for its diverse lodging options, featuring furnished park model RVs and two distinctively appointed tipis.

Meanwhile, the Supplier of the Year Award went to RV Park Management, a Bulverde, Texas-based company.

“For supplier, we send a ballot out to each TACO campground member with every TACO vendor member listed and ask them to choose one to win Supplier of the Year,” Schaeffer explained.

For the first time ever, the association also honored an individual who represents the spirit of TACO. Randall Dally, president of TACO and the newly appointed legislative liaison, was recognized for his extensive contributions. Since 2002, Dally has owned and operated Rayburn RV Hideout and has been a proactive member of TACO for 17 years.

To learn more about TACO, visit texascampgrounds.com.

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MinorHex15
MinorHex15
May 2, 2024 7:08 pm

Let’s chat about the awesome winners at the recent TACO event. Curious about what makes El Campo Lost Lagoon RV Resort, Quilly’s RV Park, Al’s Hideaway, and RV Park Management stand out? Their innovative ideas and top-notch services are truly making waves in the camping scene!

Rebecca Morris
Rebecca Morris
May 2, 2024 9:26 pm
Reply to  MinorHex15

El Campo Lost Lagoon RV Resort, Quilly’s RV Park, Al’s Hideaway, and RV Park Management shine for their exceptional services. Let’s explore their top-notch offerings further!

JoyFrenzy7779
JoyFrenzy7779
May 2, 2024 11:44 pm

Did you hear about the Texas Association of Campground Owners announcing their annual award winners? It’s awesome how they recognize top parks and suppliers in the camping world. This truly showcases the dedication and excellence within the industry. Kudos to all the winners and Randall Dally for his outstanding leadership!

greg_grape
greg_grape
May 3, 2024 3:51 am
Reply to  JoyFrenzy7779

I heard about the Texas Association of Campground Owners dropping the names of their yearly prize champs. It’s rad how they give props to the top spots and suppliers in the camping scene. Keep the camping spirit strong!

Kevin Ward
Kevin Ward
May 3, 2024 5:26 am

Have you noticed a worrying trend in some campgrounds where maintenance issues are overlooked, potentially affecting guests’ experiences? It’s crucial for campground owners to stay on top of inspections and upkeep to keep standards high and ensure a safe, fun environment for all visitors. What do you think?

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