Kristopher Bunker, Senior Content Editor at RV LIFE, is a seasoned professional with more than 23 years in the RV industry. Known for his expertise in vehicle testing, lifestyle and travel features, and for evaluating the latest RV and outdoor gadgets, Kris’s practical advice and friendly voice have made him a respected figure in the industry. His responsibilities include overseeing content for the RV Life website family and providing insights into emerging RV trends and news. Kris’s career highlights include roles as Editor of Trailer Life, Managing Editor of MotorHome magazine, Managing Editor of Camping World’s RV Magazine and being a longtime contributor to RV Business. He also worked extensively on the Trailer Life RV Buyers Guide and the Woodall’s RV Buyers Guide. In addition, Kris was instrumental in editing Trailer Life’s essential resource for towable RVs, the annual Trailer Life Guide to Towing, and played a key role as writer and editor for MotorHome’s exclusive annual Guide to Dinghy Towing. Notably, he researched and authored Trailer Life’s 75th anniversary feature and MotorHome magazine’s “Pages From the Past” yearlong 50th birthday celebration. Away from work, Kris enjoys exploring RV campgrounds, where he often discovers innovative RV modifications and RV tips and tricks. He also cherishes family time with his wife, Jennifer, and their three children, attending his sons’ basketball games and supporting his daughter in local theater rehearsals and performances.
The National Park Service (NPS) has announced that 400 parks reported a total of 325.5 million recreational national park visits in 2023. That marks an increase over 2022 in national park visits of 13 million (4%) happy campers.