Kampgrounds of America (KOA) is based in U.S. and a franchise chain of about 470 campgrounds across North America. The KOA came into existence in the year 1962. Dave Drum was the person, who thought about the idea of initiating campgrounds and it turned out to be a successful idea. By the year 1969, the company owned about 262 campgrounds. Presently, the company is responsible for inspecting every campground scattered in different locations, and it uses a six hundred-point inspection for this job. By the year 2010, the company owned more than four hundred campgrounds in the U.S.