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Jedediah Smith Campground

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Grapeview, Washington
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

This is a great campground surrounded by redwood trees. The roads through the campground and some of the sites can be tight for larger RV's, but we found several that would work. Some of our favorites were right by the river, but they are smaller. There is a nice nature trail that leads through a grove of redwoods and the...

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Auburn, California
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Back off the coastal highway but worth the 20 minute drive up the hill. Can be out to the fog if its hugging the coast. Well maintaned and staff are not in your face like other State campgrounds. Walks along the Smith River below the campground and beautiful and safe.

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Reviewed 11 August 2016

This is a really beautiful, well maintained campground. The sites are spacious and have a level tent pad, fire ring, picnic table, and bear box. Make sure you use the bear boxes and leave nothing out unless you're preparing it or eating it, they will take your food and ticket you. They are serious about it because of the bears...

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Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Amazing trees! The campground is situated right among the redwoods and is designed to take advantage of the trees and river. We had a campsite right on the river. It was peaceful and scenic. Although there is no electricity, there are pay showers. Have quarters on you as there are NO change machines on site.

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Syracuse, Utah
Reviewed 22 July 2016

This is a clean, quiet campground. The sites are roomy with huge redwoods. It is conveniently located east of Crescent City where you can go to dinner and shop. Just know that you need quarters for the shower and bring enough of them because 5 minutes goes fast. Also bring your own soap. We loved it!

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Reviewed 8 July 2016

Everything about this campground is perfect. Very well maintained and easy to use, obviously cleared out on a regular basis. Not too buggy. Very well separated from adjacent campsites, though you definitely have a community feel to the sites. Bathrooms clean and though bare-bones, it's camping!! The showers were HOT and very comfortable to use. Wasn't scared someone would barge...

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2Thank Carla S
Reviewed 20 June 2016

We stayed 2 nights in this campground and was lucky to get a spot for 2 nights in a row. You have to make your reservations well ahead of time. Do not just show up thinking you will get a space. You are among the Giant Redwoods camping here, its amazing and beautiful. Facilities are good for a state park....

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 11 June 2016

This is one of the best campgrounds I have been to. It is set within a grove of redwoods, and you have the luxury of sleeping beneath their awesome canopy. The sites themselves vary, but there are many that are very good. I prefer some of the more isolated ones, but there are terrific ones throughout the area, especially along...

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LA
Reviewed 25 August 2015

Situated in a redwood forest, by the Smith River (where you can swim), inside one of the greatest parks in the US, with beautiful, well maintained campsites. Great Ranger programs with enthusiastic rangers. Most campers we met here have been coming every year for decades, and you can see why. We'll be joining them.

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London
Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

We really enjoyed staying here. It's a relatively small site in prime location so reserve well in advance if you want a good site. Most sites are pretty private with lots of shelter from the giant redwoods. Staff were really friendly. It's in a great location to explore the park. Bathrooms were clean and showers were hot and powerful and...

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Address: 1440 US Highway 199, Crescent City, CA 95531-9301
Region: United States > California > Crescent City
Number of rooms: 90
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“Book way in advance!”
kidb, 24 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Sites 48-52 are along the river with 52 having the best situation.”
petmadness, 30 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Campground in the 50s runs right next to a river”
wrxplode, 27 May 2014 | Read review
“Site #35 was awesome!”
Cass2345, 15 Oct 2013 | Read review
“If you are lucky enough to reserve or arrive early, the spots by the river are the best.”
roadster13, 25 May 2013 | Read review
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