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History of Forest River RVs at Hanner RV Supercenter | Baird, TX

History of Forest River RVs at Hanner RV Supercenter | Baird, TX

History of Forest River

Forest River is just over 20 years old, making it one of the younger manufacturers in the industry. While it may be young, the RV company has quite a few affordable and luxurious options to choose from. The story begins with the history of Forest River and the mission on which the company was founded.


Forest River was founded in 1996 by Peter Liegl. A man with a vision, Liegl set out to create recreational vehicles that would allow people to experience the outdoors to the fullest. Just 20 years later, his dream is going strong with a line of affordable motorhomes, travel trailers, destination trailers, camping trailers, and much more.

Owned by Forest River, Inc., Forest River RV aims to deliver a wide range of products designed to meet the needs of people in and of themselves. The sheer quality and dependability of Forest River products has allowed the RV manufacturer to thrive for more than 20 years.



The Forest River mission is to help people enjoy the great outdoors to the fullest. Most people buy an RV to get closer to nature or bring the luxury of home with them to the campsite. In order to meet the needs of customers, Forest River has quite the process.

The RV company has manufacturing facilities in the Midwest and West Coast. The varied locations allow orders to be filled quickly without sacrificing quality. Every Forest River product undergoes a full inspection before being shipped to the customer.

In 2011, the Forest River Owners’ Group formed to connect RV owners with similar interests. Now at over 70,000 members, the group attends rallies and tours in style. Best of all, membership is free to any Forest River RV owner.

Experience Forest River RVs by stepping inside one today at Hanner RV Supercenter of Baird.

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1788 I-20
Baird, TX 79504
Phone: (866) 210-6233
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