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James Island County Park Campground & Cottages
Certificate of Excellence
Weaverville, North Carolina
Level 6 Contributor
252 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
“Our favorite campground”
Reviewed July 19, 2014

We love this campground for its proximity to Charleston and the free shuttle into town! The RV sites are private, well-maintained and very roomy. There are great bike trails with lakes, streams, waterfowl and other amenities that make it a gem of a park!!

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
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Columbus, Ohio
Level 5 Contributor
62 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed July 13, 2014

This was a great campground that is close to city area. The prices were at a good and affordable rate. The bathhouses were clean (and eco-friendly). We wished that we had more time to explore the county park since it seems there was a lot to do on the property. There is enough privacy and they didn't have annoying people/families that were staying there (at least in the electric/water sites).

Definitely would recommend to other who want to camp at a non-KOA place.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
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Saint Louis, Missouri
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed July 1, 2014

We visited this park twice, once to tent camp and once we stayed in a cottage for a week. The paved trails are great for biking, walking, or roller blading and the location can't be beat. We were close to everything! I would not recommend staying in a cottage unless you like to clean on your vacation. Ours was old and outdated...more like a rustic cabin on stilts. It looked like it hadn't had a deep cleaning in forever. Luckily, we weren't in the cabin a lot. It wasn't a place we wanted to lounge around in.

Stayed June 2014, traveled with family
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Tavares, Florida
Level 3 Contributor
22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed June 26, 2014 via mobile

Stayed for three nights. Great grounds, amenities and campsites. Close to all Charleston attractions. Restroom facilities were terrible the entire stay. Looked like they were never cleaned, dirty and lots of mold. Did speak to management as this is overall a park we would want stay at again when coming through.

  • Stayed June 2014
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2 Thank DJ V
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Sydney, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed June 12, 2014

We only camped for 1 night but were very happy with the location (short drive to beach and restaurants), cleanliness of bathrooms (showers), and amenities available including fishing sites and bike/walking paths. Staff were friendly too!

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed May 31, 2014

I tent camped in the primitive area for two nights earlier this month and found no problems with the overall park or the site. Everything was well maintained. The walk to the parking lot, showers, and office building from the primitive camping field was short. A drive into Downtown Charleston is only about 15 minutes, which is what I was aiming for in my trip. In hindsight, the only thing I wish was that there had been more privacy from other campers in the primitive campground, such as more trees planted throughout the open field. Other than this, a perfect couple of nights!

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with friends
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed May 15, 2014

Come in on George L. Griffith Blvd off of Folly road by Wallmart. The trees on the other roads are starting to overgrow the road and they may cause damage to your roof. Campground is friendly and excellent. Make sure to tell them the size of your rig. Enjoy the park and Charleston...

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
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Property: James Island County Park Campground & Cottages
Address: 871 Riverland Dr, Charleston, SC 29412-3107
Location: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Charleston > James Island
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Ranked #1 of 12 Specialty Lodging in Charleston
Number of rooms: 124
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