Hi-Line Living: Hansen Family Campground
A Labor of Love
September 9, 2016
For 12 years, Paul and Mandy Hansen persistently worked to resurrect their campground property. The campground was a longtime goal, a dream that had turned into a problem shortly after it had become reality.
In 2000, the Hansens bought the former Milk River RV Park off U.S. Highway 2 between Chinook and Havre. They uprooted and relocated their lives, two young boys included, from California to north-central Montana.
But the business began to financially bleed them, and they had to put their dream back on hold and shut the operation down two years later.
"We didn't really know what we w...