Charleston KOA

9494 U.S. Highway 78

Ladson, SC 29456

Reserve: 800-562-5812

Info: 843-797-1045

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Campground Reviews

Jan 13, 2015
Convenience a plus. Camping World, outlet mall, downtown are just a few miles away. Not far. Be sure you read that there is no cable. Not an issue if you don't need it. Wifi is very spotty. Do not depend on it. Campground clean. Bit tight on some sites so if you have a long rig be careful entering and exiting sites. Overall good.


Good News! We've just completed a major overhaul on our wi-fi system AND added Cable TV!!
Jan 12, 2015
Jan 11, 2015
Jan 10, 2015
Positive is the new Dog Pen; it was wonderful. It had rained the day we arrived and it was still wet/muddy after 3 days of sun. Roads are dirt and so are the sites; so basically wet/muddy the entire time we were there; 6 days. Check In Staff were very friendly/helpful
Jan 09, 2015
Jan 08, 2015
Jan 05, 2015
Jan 03, 2015
Close enough to Charleston. Sites could use some leveling and were too muddy, but other facilities were clean well maintained - the thing I expect the most for a KOA
Jan 02, 2015
Sites flood easily. No lighting at night. No upkeep on sites. Low inventory and selection in store. High rates. We stay because it's near to our son;the only game in town. Staff is always friendless and helpful.
Jan 01, 2015
Everything very tight.
Dec 30, 2014
It was close to everything an not to noises
Dec 28, 2014
This place should be closed. It is the worst koa I have ever stayed at.
Dec 28, 2014
12.26.14 Incredibly friendly staff! Clean bathrooms. I stayed with my dog in a cabin and the full size bed was perfect for me, but if I had more with me the bunk bed's mattresses didn't seem to fit the frames. The cabins back to the trailer park and at first I thought noise might be an issue, but it wasn't. There was nothing outstanding, but there was nothing to complain about. It met my needs.
Dec 23, 2014
Dec 22, 2014
Dec 22, 2014
Campground was okay but not what we had expected. This is the first time at the KOA but if they are all set up this way, we will probably not stay at another one. We're used to camping at state parks. The KOA's seem to be set up for overnight or long stay. Nothing against KOA's, just not what we're looking for when camping. Staff very nice and accommodating.
Dec 16, 2014
The grounds was not very clean. And,I think the rate was much higher than some nicer campgrounds we have stayed at.
Dec 15, 2014
This is a GREAT campground, it is WELL keep clean and friendly. The club house is large for groups/family gathering.
Dec 15, 2014
Our granddaughter Really loved the playground. Really well kept & nice equipment
Dec 15, 2014
Excellent staff,very friendly. I have camped at this KOA annually for the past 4 years. I just wish the spaces were crushed rock or some other materials to take car of the uneven surfaces.
Dec 13, 2014
Nice location with trees and a friendly staff. The highway out front is very busy but provides convenient access to all of Charleston.
Dec 11, 2014
the location was good for Charleston and the people were friendly Not a warm and friendly campsite where I wanted to sit outside . The site was next to the garbage bins and right up against an industrial area.
Dec 08, 2014
Very friendly staff. They were all very helpful. Love the atmosphere.
Dec 07, 2014
Dec 06, 2014
The appearance of this campground is much improved from the last time we stayed here....about two years ago. Good work folks!!!
Dec 04, 2014
Dec 02, 2014
average stay. we were disappointed with the wireless internet which didn't work well at all
Dec 01, 2014
Good stay.
Nov 29, 2014
We stay at this campground usually four times a year. This particular time was during the week before Thanksgiving and it was unusually cold (in the 20's and 30's at night). There was no heat in the bathrooms. I had to go to the office and ask them to turn it on.
Nov 26, 2014
We love the campsite and the area in general. Except for the rain all was good as usual.
Nov 25, 2014
Nov 24, 2014
party in rec hall sat nite was too loud for a campground
Nov 24, 2014
Camp sites extremely narrow with too many trees and NO lighting!! Told not to move picnic table, but it was placed at the back of site, so basically unusable. Very over priced for amenities (none) Rules arbitraitaly enforced. No lighting, many unattended dogs Roads dark and rutty. Satellite unusable from trees. Very poor KOA!!


We are happy to accommodate site requests with advanced reservations. Simply call ahead to request a satellite friendly space. You are more than welcome to move your picnic table around your site, we simply ask that they not be removed FROM your site. Dogs must be on a hand-held leash when outside.
Nov 23, 2014
Nov 19, 2014
No cable TV. Non-functional Internet. No dog run, though one was apparently recently built and roped off for whatever reason. Laundry closed before we got there, opened at 8 a.m. as we left. "Pull-through" space had a big oak tree that forced me to unhook towed car to leave. Not up to the usual standards we expect from KOA, and definitely overpriced.
Nov 19, 2014
The KOA was full due to an OA convention but the staff and guests were very nice and the sites were very quite and restful.
Nov 19, 2014
I can't believe this is a KOA. There was litter all over the campground which was unkept and shabby. This was the worst KOA we have ever stayed at. The wifi did not work. There was a nice newer dog park which we did not see on the site map. This place is rundown and shows no pride of ownership by the owners. We were not taken to our site only told it was by the big tree.
Nov 19, 2014
it was a stop over on our way south. owners are great and park is clean. will stay again next year or if we are back in the area
Nov 17, 2014
We were placed right up front in the very front corner of the entrance so our experience is probably going to be much worse. There was quite a bit of traffic noise from the entrance to the campground, the trailer park next door and the highway. This included the normal diesel trucks as well as the rice burners. It was dry while we were there but I could see it being pretty muddy when it rains.


We are happy to accommodate site requests with advanced reservations. Simply call ahead to ask for a site away from the front.
Nov 16, 2014
A previous camper had a fire on the ground on our site and it was never cleaned up. There was a crushed can on the road near us when we arrived and still there 3 days later! Staff was nice. Overall facility pretty nice.
Nov 15, 2014
Nov 13, 2014
Thanks again for a great stay.
Nov 13, 2014
Not well maintained sites: dirt sites. Our site was not suited to our trailer. We had a pull through site, but had to back out because we could not pull forward without hitting tree at front of site. Cut our stay short in order to move out of this KOA.
Nov 10, 2014
Nov 10, 2014
The staff was extremely friendly and very very nice. But I did not like the location of the site. It was behind a gas station and next to full time trailer park. I was expecting a really great location and it was the complete opposite
Nov 07, 2014
Staff was great and friendly. Campground was clean
Nov 06, 2014
Check in went very smoothly. We were given our requested site. The staff was very friendly. The park was well maintained.
Nov 06, 2014
Nov 05, 2014
Not professional at all. No cable offered. KOA next to a mobile home park. Looks like campers live there all year. We did not feel safe.


We do not have cable--but our campground is very safe.
Nov 05, 2014
We weren't happy with this campground, it was not what we've come to expect from KOA. Besides being right next to a trailer park and having way to much through traffic, it was very noisy, the playground was difficult for my children to find and missing swings, the sites were very small and the trailers were shoe-horned in and the whole lot was gravel with no where for my dogs to use the bathroom.


Our playground is located right next to the camp store with swings and slides. Pets, as per rules, may be walked thru the park and cleaned up after. Pet park coming soon

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