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James Island County Park Campground & Cottages

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871 Riverland Drive, Charleston, SC 29412
James Island County Park Campground & Cottages
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Greenville, North Carolina
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67 reviews 67 reviews
24 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We loved this beautiful campground! The sites were very spacious, most had trees and shade. I liked the naturalness of the campground. The sites were dirt and uneven but you can level out your camper so it wasn't a problem. It was very well maintained and had lots of amenities like a dog park, a lake for free fishing in... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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34 reviews 34 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Charleston on April 13-17, 2015 and decided to stay at the James Island Campground after reading reviews online and seeing the proximity of the campground to Charleston as compared to the Oak Mountain and Mount Pleasant Campgrounds which were located a little further out. While the Park seems to be really nice, we were very disappointed in the... More 

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Pendleton, South Carolina
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31 reviews 31 reviews
4 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The cottages at James Island County Park are simple but adequate, and very clean. I was concerned about sharing the space with "critters" but that was not an issue. The fully equipped kitchen allowed us to prepare several meals, linger over morning coffee, and have a spot for lovely conversation after touring Charleston during the day. Because the cottages face... More 

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Greenfield, Massachusetts
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114 reviews 114 reviews
19 hotel reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Want to visit the Charleston area? If you are a camper, this is the place for you! You are about 6 miles from the center of Charleston, with your own private bridge into downtown! No kidding! Empties right onto Calhoun St. and all that the center city has to offer. The Campground is well run, BEAUTIFUL, quiet, friendly, full of... More 

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Mount Vernon, Ohio
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47 reviews 47 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We made a one day stop here and wish we could have stayed longer. This is a clean, well-kept campground. We had a very large nice site which was level and easy to access. I did notice several campsites which were very close together and may have been intended for campers traveling together. If not, these were way too close.... More 

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Newport, Oregon
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We booked four nights here as it was close to downtown Charleston. We were so surprised how beautiful the park and camp ground were. Everything was so clean and the employees were great. The spaces were 100 foot long. We have a 40 foot 5th wheel and could park our truck at either end of the trailer. Ten minutes from... More 

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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44 reviews 44 reviews
6 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

This is a wonderful campground. This was our first visit of many! The campground is inside an amazing county park that is close proximity to anything you would want to do in Charleston. 15 minutes from downtown, 10 minutes from the great Avondale area, 5 minutes from shopping, grocery, Walmart, and nightlife on James Island and Folly Beach. The RV... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

The park is so relaxing and beautiful! We rode bikes there for hours! Dog park, ponds, camping, volleyball... I don't even mind paying the dollar to get in because it is always such a wonderful experience!

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Seneca, South Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We have stayed here twice and plan to return many more times. The park is the best we have ever been to so far. There is something to do for everyone. The pool is amazing, rock climbing wall, 3 trails to bike or walk, area for dogs to swim, and area to fish. Downtown Charleston is 15 minutes away with... More 

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North Carolina
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We will definitely return to this campground. It is beautiful and well maintained. We were there the day after Christmas and really enjoyed their holiday light show--it's worth it to stay in the campground just to see the lights! The bike paths are wonderful and I can imagine it would be really fun to stay when the pool is open--looked... More 

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