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Santa Clarita, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was my first time to the Kern River and Camp James. I can't wait to go back. This is probably the BEST well kept and maintained campground I have ever been to. We stayed in the up sites with full hookups so we were away from the water, but we could see and hear it. I would say the...

Thank Chris C
Camp Nelson, California
Reviewed 20 February 2017

This is a great campground. The place is spotless, and the staff worked hard the whole time we were there to get everything ready for the big weekend coming up. Friendly folks and a location that can't be beat. However, the price you have to pay for all this is out of my league. I have camped all over the...

Thank Watermaster
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Very disappointed in the treatment we witnessed towards our friends from what we believed was staff; "disappointed" is an understatement when we were informed "staff" was the owner himself. We camped with a group of 6 families for the thanksgiving holiday. 10:00 curfew STRICTLY enforced. Shortly after 10:00 there were 6-8 of us around the campfire, no music. Host/owner approached,...

8Thank Sparky0204
Encinitas, California
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We had a beautiful RV site on the Kern River with cool evening breezes. Bathroom facilities had clean showers (coin operated) and electrical outlet for hairdryer. Mix of families and adult campers. Campers were quiet after "lights out" time. Reasonable pricing. Market and gas stations close by.

Thank BEC1954
Newbury Park, California
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We were one of five trailers. This is an annual family event but the first time for my husband and I to attend. We actually rented one of their trailers 29' and it was plenty of room for the two of us. It would hold a family of four comfortably. It was a beautiful weekend. We were just a few...

1Thank Diana D
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed for two nights with RV in August with 3 kids. Must say owners do a great job keeping the sites clean. Our site had double booking when we arrived but lady at reception looked for a place closer to the river. Overall very pleasant experience in Kernville, would recommend.

Thank Sandra S
Encinitas, California
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

What a great campground right on the Kern River! The campground has RV sites with full hookups to tent only sites - there aren't any full hookup sites right next to the river though. We were in site 62 (electric, water, and cable) - while it was not right on the river it had a small stream running right behind...

1Thank AlohaBrew13
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Our first time camping at the river, and we were impressed with Camp James! Staff was helpful when booking our site just a week before our arrival date and they were very friendly when we arrived. The groundskeeper was also friendly when making his rounds. I was impressed to find a freshly raked, clean and well maintained site on the...

1Thank Lisa N
Seal Beach, California
Reviewed 18 May 2016

This weekend 3 friendly rigs travelled to Camp James for the first time. We found the staff to be very friendly and helpful our entire stay. The campground was clean and right on the river. We had full hookups which were a row back from the river and only had a partial view, but the walk to the river was...

Thank 270Pat_C
Reviewed 22 April 2016

We went to Camp James Campground for just one night on a trip to Kernville to go rafting. The camp was very clean - including the restrooms, the camping spot was and well shaded and the location beautiful. We didn't stay long enough, and plan to go back.

Thank Brisa C

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Additional Information about Camp James Campground

Address: 13801 Sierra Way, Kernville, CA 93238-9745
Region: United States > California > Kernville
Number of rooms: 76
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“Spots for tent camping or RV.”
BEC1954, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you don't mind no dump at your site, get a site on the river or the stream closest to the river.”
270Pat_C, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“south side of the park and on the river is what i would go for next time. it seemed bigger and no one behind you but the river.”
denniscI964MZ, 12 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Be sure to ask ample, detailed questions before traveling with pets since they do not share all the information until you arrive.”
MrsZazu, 30 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Get a campsite right on the river!!!!!!!”
KarRose8008, 2 Sep 2014 | Read review
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