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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,...

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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.

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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...

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1Thank Diana D
Belgium
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.

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Encinitas, California
Reviewed 30 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...

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1Thank AlohaBrew13
Lancaster
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...

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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...

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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.

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Simi Valley, California
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

My family has been going to this campground for over 10 years and it's been a great place for us to get away. We usually go with the motor home and also reserve a few cabins while we're there. This year, with the new owners, we had nothing but issues from the minute we got there. Most of the staff...

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9Thank billyboy195
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Billy: If you are the young boy whose girlfriend is the daughter of the nice lady that paid for your stay, please ask her why she made reservations to again stay in March, we would all like to know. The person driving around in the cart with the small dog crapping in everyone's campsite (really Billy?) was me, Lane Man,...

San Diego, California
Reviewed 28 October 2015

IGNORANT, DISCRIMINATORY. I stopped by here around 9 p.m. on 10/19/2015 looking for a campground that would allow campfires (there were wildfires and high fire danger inside Sequoia National Park, so no fires allowed). It got down to 35* that night, so my group of three and I really needed the ability to have a fire. I have a medical...

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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.”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles MrsZazu, 30 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Get a campsite right on the river!!!!!!!”
 of 5 bubbles KarRose8008, 2 Sep 2014 | Read review
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