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Is there an RV friendly sign for accommodating RV's?


In USA several states have introduced RV friendly symbols for highway service signs. The following standards have to be met:

  • Roadway access and egress must be hard surface, at least 12 feet wide with a minimum swing radius of 50 feet to enter and exit facility,
  • Roadway access, egress and parking facilities must be free of any electrical wires or other obstructions up to 14 feet above the surface,
  • Campgrounds must have at least two spaces that are 18 feet wide and 45 feet long.
  • Short-term parking (restaurants, tourist attractions, etc.) must have at least two spaces 12 feet wide and 65 feet long with a swing radius of 50 feet at both entrances and exits,
  • Fuel facilities with canopies are required to have 14 foot clearance, and those selling diesel are required to have pumps with non-commercial nozzles,
  • Fueling facilities must also allow a pull-through with a 50-foot radius.
RV Friendly Logo

The following states have allowed business to indicate they are RV friendly with a RV Friendly logo: California, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Washington.

RV Friendly State map


We are not aware of any simular program in Canada.


The 'RV Friendly Town' scheme is an initiative of the CMCA that will promote RV tourism related services across Australia. By promoting the symbiotic partnership between the RV tourist and small towns we hope to encourage expansion of tourism related infrastructure and services and also promote the economic advantage to small towns of providing RV tourist specific ammenities.

In Australia to become recognized as an RV friendly town certain services and facilities must be available, these include:

  • access to medical and pharmacy services,
  • parking within close proximity to general shopping area with groceries & fresh produce,
  • service centre for basic vehicle repairs,
  • a Visitor Information Centre (VIC) and town map with essential services,
  • access to potable water,
  • access to Dump Point (RV dump station),
  • provision of short term(24/48/72 hour) parking within 2.5 km of town centre,
  • provision of longer term parking within 5-10 km of town centre, at a reasonable rate,
  • 'RV Friendly Town' signs to be erected at town entrances.
RV Friendly town

New Zealand

We are not aware of any simular program in New Zealand.

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