James Island County Park

County Park

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871 Riverland Dr.
Charleston, SC 29412
843-406-6990
Reservations: 843-795-4386
Official Website

GPS: 32.7368, -79.9919

Last Price Paid: $69
Number of Sites: 124
Reservations: Yes
Elevation: 7 ft
Tent Camping: Yes

17 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

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Cell Phone Coverage

3bars
Verizon 4G/LTE
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Bounding Around

31 Fleetwood Bounder
1997 Jeep Wrangler
5 reviews
Nightly rate: $69
Days stayed: 9
Site Number: 115, 117, 48, 71
“Awesome location to explore Charleston and visit Folly Beach!”

Reviewed Sep 06, 2018

Overall Rating

As everyone else has said - this is a great campground in a great area! The staff is super helpful and the facilities are all great. We have been living in Charleston for the past 10 years or so and after selling our house found ourselves at this campground three different times in the past 2 months! I'll tell you a little more abou... more

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2 reviews
Nightly rate: $55
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: 68

Shirly would stay here again

“Great campground but hard to get to with big rigs”

Reviewed Jul 19, 2018

Overall Rating

Very nice park. Campsites are partially wooded and not paved. Well taking care of with full hookups. Each site has a picnic table & fire ring. Most sites are back-ins but some are pull-through. Lots of games around the campsite and lots of kids playing and biking around. Very nice water park is right across the campsite (walking distan... more

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95 reviews
Nightly rate: $39
Days stayed: 10
Site Number: 101 115
“Great park but harrowing experience to get here”

Reviewed May 01, 2018

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Holy Moly! Getting here is a big rig nightmare! Charleston roads are chock full of big overhanging trees. We heard one ding after another hitting who knows what, and dodging was impossible especially on the two-lane roads. Once in the park, there are still lots of trees, not necessarily over the road, but making it tight to get into so... more

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Jessie

34 FR3
96 reviews
Nightly rate: $55
Days stayed: 7
Site Number: 8

Jessie would stay here again

“Excellent park, low hanging limbs”

Reviewed Apr 30, 2018

Overall Rating

This park is huge, has lots of trails and activities and plenty of things to do like disc golf, corn hole etc. I would imagine people with kids would like this place because of the climbing wall, huge playgrounds and splash park. Dog lovers will enjoy the HUGE off leash dog park complete with doggie swimming beach. The FHU sites are ... more

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2bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
2bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

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4 reviews
Days stayed: 6
Site Number: 55

Susangarthur would stay here again

“Beautiful, well taken care of campground. Very quiet”

Reviewed Apr 21, 2018

Overall Rating

We loved it here. Our site was pretty open but we enjoyed watching all the cars & RVs come and go. It wasn’t very private. We booked only 5 months out so we were grateful to get any reservation. Biked loads! Great trails. Lots to see. Wifi wasn’t available unless we walked to the bathhouse. There, it was great & fast. Had a go... more

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1bars
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@CampingWiththeKemps

28 Ford Four Winds
1 review
Nightly rate: $34
Days stayed: 7
Site Number: 17
“Best county park we've been to”

Reviewed Apr 09, 2018

Overall Rating

This park sets the standard for County Parks. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here and would recommend it to anyone who wants a taste of what Charleston has to offer. At times, we didn't even want to leave the park! If you have a paddle board, bring it. If you have a bike, bring it! Awesome trails, and a nice lake to leisurely explore. ... more

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4bars
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ourairstreamtrek

27 Airstream International Serenity
53 reviews
Nightly rate: $48
Days stayed: 2
Site Number: 6

ourairstreamtrek would stay here again

“Good Campground and Good Location”

Reviewed Apr 03, 2018

Overall Rating

This was a great spot to stay for visiting both the city and the plantations. We visited a couple of plantations and also spent a day in the city. The campground sites are dirt and ours was pretty muddy from some recent rains. The website stated they had a laundry facility, which made us pretty excited since most state/county parks do ... more

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3bars
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LC

29 Bigfoot 29G
2011 Toyota Prius
32 reviews

LC would stay here again

“Lots to do and top-notch facilities”

Reviewed Apr 03, 2018

Overall Rating

We have stayed here twice and enjoyed it very much. The sites and bathhouses are clean and everything is well-kept. What really sets this campground apart is that it's in a county park which has a water park, massive dog park, hiking/biking trails, climbing wall, & shuttles to the beach & Charleston. Our second visit was on New Ye... more

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3bars
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2FulltimersinaFifth

40 Long, 13' 4" Tall Fifth Wheel
33 reviews
Nightly rate: $55
Site Number: 31, 37
“Not a good option for tall RVs.”

Reviewed Jan 11, 2018

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Tree limb clearance issues on the roads leading to the county park had us cancel our reservations. The tallest RV we notices within the campground was 12’2” (I asked the owners), so RVs that are around that height should ideally not have an issued navigating the roads to the county park and within the campground. Our challenge is that ... more

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1 review
Nightly rate: $30
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: Primitive Tent Site

climbear would stay here again

“Pretty nice, can be busy”

Reviewed Sep 18, 2017

Overall Rating

Camped there Saturday night on a weekend trip away from the city. Drove with our city car and chose to camp at the Primitive Tent Site since we didn't need much more than a spot for the Tent and a fire ring. The park has 2 camping areas: full RV sites and a small field for tents only. The field is separated from the RV camp and has a s... more

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2bars
AT&T 4G/LTE

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Our First Campground – James Island County Park – Bounding Around

We closed on our house in early July and had to be out on July 17th.  We had a slight mishap that delayed us a day, but we finally made it to the campground on the 18th!  Our first destination was J...

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Flyin' the Coop: James Island County Park, SC

(To see larger pictures, just click on them!) We recently took a week-long camping trip to James Island, SC. James Island is located just outside of Charleston.  If you're planning on visiting the Ch...

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Flyin' the Coop: James Island County Park, SC

(To see larger pictures, just click on them!) We recently took a week-long camping trip to James Island, SC. James Island is located just outside of Charleston.  If you're planning on visiting the Ch...

Hookups:
  • 50 Amp
  • 30 Amp
  • 20 Amp
  • water
  • sewer
  • Full Hookups
Connectivity:
  • wifi: free
Recreation:
  • fishing
  • horseshoes
  • picnic area
  • playground
  • recreation trail
  • volleyball
Site Amenities:
  • big rig
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
  • pull thru
Facilities:
  • cabins
  • dump station
  • firewood
  • general store
  • ADA Accessible
  • laundry
  • propane
  • recycle
  • showers
  • trash
  • water available
Pets:
  • dog run
  • pets

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