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Nemah River Camp

88%
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· South Bend, Washington
20 acres
2 sites
2 Vehicle/Tent
Beautiful piece of property. The whole family loves it here. This was passed down to me from my Dad. Learn more about this land: Beautiful River and wooded scenery. Lots of wildlife, deer, elk bear and cougar. Certain times of the year this river is full of salmon.. Wooded hiking trails. Approx 20 miles to South Bend, WA, 10 miles to Naselle, WA. 35 minutes to Long Beach, WA Campsites site approximately 100 yards off of 101.
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South Bend, Washington, United StatesTo respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
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Hosted by Shelly H.Joined in July 2021
88%
37 Ratings · 33 reviews
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Tia D.doesn't recommend
September 18, 2022
Nemah River Camp
Do not stay here
I do not recommend this place at all. Maps will lead you to the middle of HWY 101 and say “arrived”. There is a small pull off that opens up into a patch of grass. I texted the host (Shelly) to try to clarify if I was in the right spot. Her answers were misleading and then stopped all together. The “private property” signs were shredded up along the field as well as multiple piles of trash along the site. There was a handwritten note into a log stating that the person who had marked this as private property needs to come forward with proper documentation. The note was very threatening and made us feel very uneasy about staying. This should not qualify as two sites as it is essentially a small patch of grass literally on the highway. The road noise never actually fades off, even at night. We didn’t see anyone else the whole time we were there but there was some mysterious drone activity as we were attempting to relax from the day. I’m sorry I ever paid for this place.
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Shawn L.recommends
September 11, 2022
Nemah River Camp
Camping with dogs
Great place to camp and fish. Close to highway but far enough away it wasn’t a problem. Dogs loved it. We will stay again.
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John G.recommends
September 3, 2022
Nemah River Camp
Family camping
This is our favorite place to camp!! Right by the river! Beautiful, peaceful… just all around fun!!!!
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Dan P.recommends
September 2, 2022
Nemah River Camp
It was a perfect spot to pull over for the night and head back on the road the next day. There is a TON of firewood already there and a great fire pit to hang around.
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Jason L.recommends
August 27, 2022
Nemah River Camp
Very sweet spot to stay while you’re visiting the coast. As several have mentioned the sites are a bit close and the noise from the road can wake you up. However the site is beautiful and if everything gets booked up elsewhere it’s a great place to stay so close to the coast.
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Diane B.recommends
August 26, 2022
Nemah River Camp
We loved our 2 nights at Nemah River Camp. The river was beautiful and the surrounding forests were lush and green. The road noise quieted down at night. We hope to come back someday!
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Linda A.recommends
August 25, 2022
Nemah River Camp
A beautiful secluded spot by the river. We camped with our friends - we each had our own trailer. Great fire pit with a bit of firewood. Felt like we were really in the deep dark woods - but the highway was right next to us. Wonderful grassy meadow where my dog could romp. Spent two fabulous nights.
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Logan M.recommends
August 22, 2022
Nemah River Camp
Beautiful campsite next to a peaceful stream. Plenty of room for tents and RVs. There are trout in the stream, but they are cautious and a good challenge to catch. A little bit of road noise from 101, but overall a nice spot.
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Cindy C.
August 21, 2022
Nemah River Camp
We had some trouble with communication. A few days ahead of our arrival, we asked for landmarks or specific location instruction since we would be arriving at the camp after dark. No response. Sent a second message the day of the reservation and the host was confused about which location we had reserved. We then called the host and were given exact instructions. There was no address number marked that we could see on the road, just a limp paper sign on a tree marking the camp. Pretty creek from afar, but other campers set up near creek access and we did not want to disturb them. Got in late, left early. Location is about 50 feet off of Hwy 101 and road noise was pretty loud and frequent through the night. Ear plugs are recommended.
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Carin L.recommends
August 13, 2022
Nemah River Camp
Awesome little spot!
Awesome little spot! Definitely rent out both spots if you go. Is close to road but lots of trees by road so still private. Love the little fire pit!
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Carin L.recommends
August 10, 2022
Nemah River Camp
Awesome set up!
Rent out both sites ! Sites are too close for strangers .. love the river and fire pit! The old trees around the property are super cool as well. Road is close.. you hear traffic and see head lights at night but other then that, perfect spot!
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John B.recommends
August 4, 2022
Nemah River Camp
It was nice venue, easy to find. Great time
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Riley L.recommends
July 18, 2022
Nemah River Camp
Great spot a bit out of Long Beach, was just a quick sleep for me so I didn’t get to enjoy much of the land around. Stars were really bright.
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Peter E.recommends
July 10, 2022
Nemah River Camp
Great location, right by a creek.
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Trevor G.recommends
July 4, 2022
Nemah River Camp
Super close to Long Beach. Super convenient to highway 101 and with solid walled camper, traffic noise shouldn’t bother you. It was so nice to have river to yourself for a weekend
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Jo S.recommends
June 29, 2022
Nemah River Camp
Beautiful river campsite
The campsite was next to the beautiful clear Mid Nehmah River. There was a fire pit and steps to the river. The sunset across the highway was gorgeous. This spot allowed for exploration of the Chehalis River and nearby areas.
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Cathy W.recommends
June 16, 2022
Nemah River Camp
You are literally nestled in an enchanted-feeling forest with a beautiful river flowing beside the site.
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Lisa K.recommends
January 25, 2022
Nemah River Camp
The river will relax you!
A last minute booking, and had to find it in the dark, but directions were good and the space was great. Had two nice firepits to use right on the river. Nice gravel on the road in to help with mud (they had recently received record rains in the area). Just off the road, but far enough that we barely heard it in our Vanagon. Not a busy road either. The river was so calming and relaxing to have right there.
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Robert S.doesn't recommend
October 5, 2021
Nemah River Camp
Although convenient for our activities and a nice setting on the river, we were underwhelmed with the campsite. We had a few issues: 1)The site was only about 200 feet from the highly-trafficked route 101 so quite noisy throughout the night, 2) we found broken glass and other debris in our campsite, 3)no one met us at the site with no host, and 4) there were other people who parked and walk-thru our site who were not other hip-campers, so security was nonexistent.
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Susan S.recommends
September 10, 2021
Nemah River Camp
The perfect get away!
This camp site is amazing! Majestic and calming. Everything we needed to end this Summer. I highly recommend you bring your own porta potty or a five gallon bucket with a toilet seat and trash can liners. This place is so beautiful you really want to leave it looking untouched by humans. My Son found this gem and we met one of the local fisherman that keeps an eye on the property. We absolutely loved it and will return soon! Thank you Shelly!
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John G.recommends
September 6, 2021
Nemah River Camp
Majestic
Absolutely beautiful!!! We had such a wonderful time; it was a great family weekend!! We are so happy we found this campground! Thank you for the opportunity to enjoy the land. We can’t wait to book again!! : )
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Anastassia G.recommends
August 30, 2021
Nemah River Camp
Spontaneous camping made easy
Really pleasant stay for easy going folks. Plenty of river front to explore. Rent both sites for ideal experience.
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Matthew N.recommends
August 30, 2021
Nemah River Camp
excellent camp site. beautiful space and great fishing opportunities.
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Doug D.
August 27, 2021
Nemah River Camp
Just off 101...
Great location, great host, very flexible and responsive - recommend renting both sites on this property and having it all to yourself!
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Carola S.
August 25, 2021
Nemah River Camp
Beautiful but close to Hwy 101
Shelly was very responsive and helpful and kind. Her land is very beautiful, lush with big trees by a little stream. There are two fire rings and a small, mowed open meadow. While the land itself is very idyllic, it is unfortunately adjacent to Hwy 101, with traffic being partially visible from the land. The traffic noise was omnipresent and affected our nature experience and sleep. The booking reservation included a Hwy 101 address, which we used for our GPS. It lead us to a spot about 2,miles away, so we called Shelly. She gave us exact mileage starting at a nearby highway intersection plus the name of a nearby street. This got us to the Hipcamp. The actual Hipcamp site did not have a street number listed. We didn’t want to have to call Shelly and bother her but didn’t have an other choice. We left earlier than planned and she was very kind and accommodating and offered a refund, which we very much appreciated. If you arrive with two parties or are lucky like us to have the place to yourselves and don’t mind the proximity to 101, it’s a very special piece of land to camp on.
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Cameron C.recommends
August 17, 2021
Nemah River Camp
Great location right on the river. It is right off 101 so the only negative comment would be about the road noise. If you want full privacy rent out both spots but very nice camping spot on the river. A morning dip in the river is a great way to start the day!
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Shannon W.recommends
August 16, 2021
Nemah River Camp
Nice nook for a homebase to explore
Nice nook by the river but I agree with previous reviews about when both spots are booked because they are next to each other so you have no privacy. I have a camper and there was a couple with a tent, we both had dogs and theirs was not friendly, so I had to hide down by the water while they stayed at their camp to avoid their dog just barking at mine. I also have a projector, which I used, so if someone was looking for a peaceful quiet night, it makes it difficult when both spots are booked. That said, I liked the location. I was able to easily pop over to the long beach and enjoy the beauty of the area. In my opinion, this is a great spot for setting up a home base but go out exploring vs relaxing at camp all day because it is on the highway and the tightness of potential neighbors.
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Michael H.recommends
August 15, 2021
Nemah River Camp
Great escape from the summer heat
This site was a welcome getaway from the wildfire haze. There is enough coastal influence to keep the temperatures substantially lower than the Seattle area, which was also a welcome escape during the summer heat waves. The property is beautiful and the sounds of the little river were very relaxing. It does border Hwy 101 so there will always be road noise, but that is nothing compared to locations that sit along railroads. Nothing that cannot be solved with some foam ear plugs. However, wait until after the coyote calls die off before turning off your ears! The water in the river is shallow enough most places that small children can stomp around for hours chasing and catching sculpin. There were king fisher and blue heron sharing in our sculpin hunt. Very fun to observe. There are two sites here, but little to no division between the two sites. Perfect for larger groups, but as a private getaway, this location might be hit or miss depending on the time you go. We went during the week and were packing up the morning after a group was beginning to arrive. I wouldn’t recommend letting your dogs off leash here, only because of how close the highway is, or if there are dogs at the other site. I wish the water had been cooler so I could speak to the fishing, but only sculpin were biting on our visit. Please remember to be good patrons and pick up after yourselves. Since this is a primitive site, understand and follow good nature etiquette for how to dispose of your waste and pack out your garbage. Keep this place beautiful.
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Doug D.recommends
August 8, 2021
Nemah River Camp
This is a nice tucked away area with rad view of a slow moving river and plenty of beautiful old growth trees. If you are entertaining a large or louder group be sure to grab both sites as they aren't separated by anything. Shelly is a super helpful host!!
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Braxdon R.recommends
July 28, 2021
Nemah River Camp
This place is sooo beautiful and serene, not to mention the fishing! We caught a rainbow trout after a few casts. The camping sites are really nice, there’s a lot of area to spread out alongside the water. It’s so peaceful at night listening to the creek flowing. There’s tons of property to explore and the hosts were really nice and welcoming. I would 100% stay here again.
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