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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We witnessed our friends being treated horribly by the owner himself, over the thanksgiving weekend, at the neighboring campground, Camp James. As a result, our friends left Camp James early and moved over to Rivernook for the remainder of their vacation. At Rivernook they were were treated and greeted by friendly staff from the time they checked in, by the... More 

Thank Sparky0204
Bakersfield, California
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have always enjoyed camping at Rivernook Campground. We have been camping here for years, we go two times a year with our friends and family. We are selling our home so we had to cancel two reservations, one in October and one for May 2017. We were told we would get our credit to our account in 60 days.... More 

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Fallbrook, California
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51 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

We have been going to Rivernook since it opened, in the 1970's, I believe. We originally camped at Camp James, next door. The disasterous flood in the 60's wiped out much of Camp James and rerouted the River. Rivernook was born and Camp James is very small now. This is a big camoground with many direct river front sites -... More 

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JamiWard, General Manager at Rivernook Campground, responded to this review

Hello, I just wanted to touch base with you on your visit. I would like to thank you for staying with us. I also want to apologize on the call back issue, I will get the front office staff to get a better handle on this. Our bathroom remodel will be complete this winter and we will have the wifi... More 

Orange County, California
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13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016

A Wednesday night and the campsite next to us was up to a least 3:30 am Yelling, drinking, dropping non stop F bombs, loud music and No security/camp host telling them to stop it. Management offered to move us but why should we have to spend 3 hours tearing our gear down and re setting it?? Why didn't they ask... More 

Thank KimberlyJam
Boron, California
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55 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

This place is awesome. We return for three years now and it gets better every year. The place is very well kept. They are renovating the shower houses. The folks up there are very respectful. The maintenance hands Taylor and the boys are always busy making sure the place is well kept and they are very helpful and respectful. Rivernook... More 

Thank Robert J
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2016

The "new" owners are doing their very best to improve the property! It's now very clean, building new office & store when there in late March 2016. They plan on adding WIFI yea! Everyone was so friendly and nice! And I do mean very nice! And there living in the area! Prior owner was way out of the state....very cheap... More 

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Palmdale, California
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52 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

We really enjoyed this RV campground. It was nice, had clean bathrooms, friendly staff, and was only an hour away from the Trail of a Hundred Giants, Sequoias! Of course the full hookups was a great plus! We had nice friendly neighbors and just being right by the Kern River was a plus for daily walks. Definitely recommend!

Thank Alexis G
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2015

Been going there for 25 years in our motorhomes and "loved it very much" - "till this year"! Made reservation for SEPT 2015, Cancelled because of a family situation. Told us we could not get a refund because it was only 15 days notice. Said they would mail us a credit of $160.00 (future visit) and would mail us the... More 

Thank Bob H
Paso Robles
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 August 2015

Wow, are you kidding me! Was told by the office upon making reservations that sites had grass for tent camping, not true, nothing but dirt! Bathrooms are in very poor condition, stall doors falling off, toilets running (and they ask you to conserve water!), shower stalls filthy, water leaking from broken shower pans. Dog poop in campsite, really people! Office... More 

1 Thank Dennis G
Lake Isabella, California
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2015

This was our first trip to Rivernook and I can say that this is a Nice campground. The spots were clean and big. Plenty of room to manuever a fifth wheel around. Showers were old and need some TLC but the water is hot and that is rare for a camp ground. Right on the river . The new management... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Family owned campground that is currently under NEW Management. Our park has so much too offer for all your camping needs. We can accommodate dry tent camping and partial to full hook up RV sites. We are on a 60 acre stretch of the beautiful Kern River and within walking distance to all of the amenities our town has to offer. Our restrooms are full service restrooms with hot showers, that are currently being renovated.In our park you will find a creek that runs through several areas of the park including in our beautiful meadow that is available for weddings, parties, showers and so much more. ... more   less 

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Address: PO Box 8, 14001 Sierra Way, Kernville, CA 93238
Region: United States > California > Kernville
Number of rooms: 282
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“Spots on the rivers edge are the best if you can get them.”
 of 5 bubbles davek695, 31 Jul 2015 | Read review
“river spots 101 - 105 are very good right by river 400 - 404 are directly across from bathroom ,,”
 of 5 bubbles AmandaC407, 23 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Go to James Camp!!”
 of 5 bubbles BigCamper1, 30 May 2012 | Read review
“campsite a good size, full hook ups available, very scenic, good priced!”
  • River view
 of 5 bubbles SummerO_11, 5 Sep 2011 | Read review
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