An RV Park, in Mapleton, is a recreational vehicle park which is a place where people with recreational vehicles can stay overnight or for longer period in allotted spaces known as pitches. A recreational vehicle is a motor vehicle that is equipped with living space and other amenities that are usually found in a home. RVs are intended for brief leisure activities such as vacations and camping to full time living. RVs can also be rented in most major cities and tourist areas. A recreational vehicle normally includes a kitchen, a bathroom, a bedroom and a living room. An RV park has many facilities and they include barbecue area, bath-houses, golf course, gift shop, and the like.
A Campground, in Mapleton, also known as campsite or camping pitch, is a place used for overnight stay in the outdoors. It is usually divided into number of pitches where people can camp overnight using tents or caravans. A campsite is a dedicated area set aside for camping and for which often a user fee is charged. Campsites have a few basic amenities like fireplaces, road access for vehicles, picnic tables, gas, water, electricity, etc. However, camping outside a designated campsite may be forbidden by law. It is thought to be a nuisance and harmful to the environment.