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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
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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West Palm Beach, Florida
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57 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We chose this campground due to its proximity to Historic Charlestown. The biggest advantage during our stay was the Shuttle service offered through the campground. The shuttle leaves the campground at 830am and return service is offered at 4pm. Though the time was early for our teenage daughter, the morning offered cooler temperatures to walk the historic streets. While waiting... More 

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Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Not the worst of places, for sure, yet at almost $50 for a night, for me in a tent, this didn't seem worthwhile. That said, the fact that it's so close to Charleston makes it well worth it if you don't want to stay in nearby motel/hotel. Grounds were clean and well kept.

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Durham, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Whoa! We were staying in James Island with our new-ish dog and this was easily one of the highlights of our long weekend. We ended up coming four days in a row, we loved it so much. It's huge! It features three beach areas, and all of the owners we met were incredibly nice and laid back. The dogs were... More 

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Fairfax County, Virginia
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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We tent camped in the "primitive camping" area with no electricity. It was awesome because it was more like actual camping, was very private, and had cool sites and setup. It also had an AC trailer with running water and bathrooms which came in handy and lets be honest, its car camping anyhow. The park is super nice, well maintained... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The dog park was the highlight of our recent trip to the Charleston area. We have a lab mix that thinks she's a Greyhound, so she thoroughly enjoyed the wide open field to run as fast as she could. She also enjoyed wading into the small lake that borders the dog park on one side. After we wore the dog... More 

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San Diego
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love this park! The staff was great, helpful and kind. The camping sites were super clean and well kept. The best part of our stay were the amenities this park offers... The hikes are lovely, you can canoe/kayak/race boats or fish on the lake, there is a cute water park and pool on the property and everything is impeccably clean.... More 

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Elizabethton, Tennessee
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25 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

I must preface my review by stating that we went to James Island County Park for the dog park. We didn't make use of the campground, cottages, bike trails, etc. The dog park was fantastic. It had two separate areas. The main area for all dogs, and a second, separately fenced area for small dogs only. The small dog area... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

My wife and I arrived last night just before closing. The staff greeted us with a smile and got us checked in and give us great directions to our camp site. There is plenty to do here for families and couples without kids along. Plenty of room for cycling, running or walking. There are a lot of historic sites, agricultural... More 

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Sterling, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Came for the dog park, will be back for more fun without the dog. Found this great dog park with a lake. Off leash dogs seem to behave better. Every dog here was well behaved. The park was clean and had fresh water faucets and poop-bags. Safe entry & exit corrals. While exiting we saw all the other features of... More 

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Greenville, North Carolina
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68 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

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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