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Location and Contact Information

The Campground at James Island County Park is situated within the James Island County Park in Charleston, South Carolina. This scenic campground offers an excellent base for exploring the park's natural beauty and the historic city of Charleston.


  • 871 Riverland Drive, Charleston, SC 29412, USA


  • Phone: Typically, a dedicated phone number would be provided for reservations and inquiries. Please check the park's official website or contact the Charleston County Park & Recreation Commission for the most current contact information.


To ensure you have a spot at The Campground at James Island County Park, it's important to make a reservation in advance. Reservations can usually be made online through the park’s website or by phone.

Important Details:

  • Check availability for the dates of your intended stay.
  • Understand the pricing for different types of sites (tent, RV, etc.).
  • Review the cancellation policy before making a reservation.

Amenities and Facilities

The Campground is well-equipped with various amenities to cater to the needs of campers.

Some key amenities include:

  • Electrical and water hookups for RVs.
  • Free Wi-Fi.
  • Restrooms with hot showers.
  • Laundry facilities.
  • Camp store selling basic supplies and souvenirs.
  • Grills and picnic tables at each campsite.


James Island County Park offers a plethora of activities for campers to enjoy.

Activities include:

  • Miles of trails for walking, biking, and jogging.
  • A splash zone water park (seasonal).
  • Fishing and crabbing docks.
  • Kayak and paddleboat rentals.
  • Playgrounds and open meadows.
  • Climbing wall (with fee).
  • Seasonal events and festivals, such as the Holiday Festival of Lights.

Campsite Types and Restrictions

Before booking, familiarize yourself with the different types of campsites available and any restrictions that may apply.

Options typically include:

  • Tent sites.
  • RV sites with full hookups.
  • Sites for group camping.

Restrictions to be aware of might include:

  • Maximum vehicle or tent size.
  • Number of people and vehicles allowed per site.
  • Quiet hours.
  • Pet policies (some parks allow pets, but there may be restrictions).

Park Rules and Regulations

To ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for all visitors, it's important to adhere to the park's rules and regulations.

General rules often include:

  • Fires only in designated areas and fire rings.
  • Proper disposal of trash.
  • Compliance with posted speed limits within the park.
  • Observance of check-in and check-out times.


The Campground at James Island County Park aims to accommodate the needs of all guests.

Accessibility features could include:

  • ADA-accessible campsites and facilities.
  • Accessible trails and buildings.
  • Assistance devices may be available upon request.

Weather and Preparation

Be prepared for the varying weather conditions of South Carolina.

Tips for preparation:

  • Check the weather forecast before your trip.
  • Bring appropriate clothing for both warm and cooler weather.
  • Equip your RV or tent with necessary gear to handle rain or shine.

Please note: For the most current and specific information regarding The Campground at James Island County Park, including rates, availability, and to confirm details mentioned here, it is best to visit their official website, or to contact them directly through the Charleston County Park & Recreation Commission's official communication channels.

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