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Camp Kalama

Kalama, Washington


5055 Meeker Dr
Kalama, Washington 98625
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Sites: 92
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 46.03668
Longitude: -122.85657

Elevation: 27' (approx.)
Park Features
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • 55+ 55+ no
  • Kid Friendly Kid Friendly yes
  • Boondocking Boondocking no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts ?
  • Dump Station Dump Station ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
Hookups
  • Full Hookup Full Hookup yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
  • Phone Phone ?
  • Water Water yes
  • Cable/Sat. TV Hookup Cable/Sat. TV Hookup no
Connectivity
  • WiFi WiFi yes
Amenities
  • Restrooms Restrooms ?
  • Showers Showers ?
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Horse Camp Horse Camp ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • Restrooms: vault Restrooms: vault ?
Recreation
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Recreational Trails Recreational Trails ?
  • Rec Room Rec Room ?
  • Casino Casino ?
  • Fishing Fishing ?
  • Beach Beach ?
  • Biking Biking ?
  • Boating Boating ?
  • Golf Golf ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Horseshoes Horseshoes ?
  • Mini-Golf Mini-Golf ?
  • Outdoor Courts Outdoor Courts ?
  • Pickleball Pickleball ?
  • Water Access Water Access ?

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7 Reviews

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Review Count: 193
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 22

Date of Stay: April, 2018 - $33.00
Overall Rating:

Primarily a place for people to fish and/or reside seasonally or permanently. This park is right along the banks of the Kalama River in a pretty setting, but it's also very close to I-5 and some train tracks. Given that it was early spring and cold and we didn't keep any windows open, we weren't bothered by noise from either. The office was closed when we arrived, but we were able to check in at the bar, where the bartender/owner/manager(?) broke off his cribbage game with the only customer in the place just long enough to get the job done. Our site was small, but adequate for our rig. The main restroom/shower building was closed ("we're remodeling it") and we didn't use the other facility which was farther away from our site so i can't comment on them. Besides the bar, there is a camp store and a small cafe where we had breakfast in the morning. Service was friendly, but the food was only so-so. Seems to be a popular place with the locals though. All in all, this is a pretty old, slightly run-down, basic sort of campground that will appeal mostly to those who want to fish the river in season. We camped at Camp Kalama in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
61
Site Surface
Concrete, Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady, Covered Forested
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Tips for other Campers:

Short drive into the small town of Kalama where there are a few restaurants, several antique stores, and a gas station.

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Review Count: 1
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2014 - $35.00
Overall Rating:

A bit worn. Right off the highway but not a destination resort. Nice people but not a wonderful place. We camped at Camp Kalama in a Truck Camper.

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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: March, 2014 - $30.00
Overall Rating:

We stayed here overnight in our motor home on the last night of a 7000 mile trip. We called several days earlier to make a reservation and had to give our credit card number, security code on back and expiration date. Also had to give our zip code and house number. Lot's of information for a reservation, don't you think!. When we got there at 4 PM on a Sunday afternoon, the office was closed and no check-in packet. Found our back-in site which had high grass that was wet and site was muddy from rain. Hooked up cable TV, neighbor informed us that the cable TV was turned off in the OFF SEASON. Could not get any local stations on roof top antenna. No WIFI either. We called the office to get WIFI code and only got message. The office called us back late the next day, after we had left. This park looks like a summer fishing camp as it is on the river. Would not stay here again unless I came to fish and the fish had better be biting! We camped at Camp Kalama in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 58
States Visited: 22
Helpful Reviews: 14

Date of Stay: September, 2013 - $30.00
Overall Rating:

This park is about 50 miles from Portland. The wi-fi is very weak (need to constantly re-connect), but cable TV is included. Restrooms were only moderately clean. We camped at Camp Kalama in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 7
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: May, 2013 - $33.00
Overall Rating:

We arrived on a Friday night, and they put us in a full hook up pull through that was very hard to get into. Couldn't use the sewer as it was 30 ft. away. They have the full time live in people mixed in with the campers in the full hook ups, so if possible use the non sewer sites. The power and water sites are much nicer. There's a restaurant on site, but it has strange hours. Doesn't always follow the posted hours of operation. All in all I would go back this summer and check it out again since I know which sites to stay in. The staff was friendly. We camped at Camp Kalama in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 14
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: July, 2012 - $30.00
Overall Rating:

Last review was too long ago to be on the money. Nightly rate is with senior discount less local taxes for a riverfront site. Though old, park seems maintained well enough. Has both pull thru & back in; most are pretty close together. There are a number of riverfront sites and there are a number of long term folks. Park is easy on and off fwy however turns can be a little tight within park. Little freeway noise at back but more at front. Some train noise. Seems to be a place that is popular with fishermen as river provides instant fishing access and a boat launch. Park has a very modest store and a cafe that offers breakfast and lunch. Since the Kalama City Park RV park is now a day park only, this isn't a bad alternative. Park management seemed very helpful We camped at Camp Kalama in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 6
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2008 - $80.00
Overall Rating:

Someone was already in the campsite we had reserved. Staff was no where to be seen. We had to find a different site in the dark. The people who work here are rude, rude and rude! Place is over priced, you will get charged for everything (i.e., dogs per day, a visiting car, people who arrived in the visiting car, if your chair has crossed over the camping line, etc)! Look out! We camped at Camp Kalama in a Travel Trailer.

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