Outdoor Recreation

North Carolina Military Campgrounds




Fort Bragg - Smith Lake Army Travel Camp

Smith Lake Campground

Eligibility: AD, Res, Retired, NG, DoD Civilians
Telephone: (910) 396-5979 (DSN: 326)
Season: All year

Located on Fort Bragg property but not within gates. Located on the outskirts of Fayetteville off Hw210 on Murchison Rd. Call for specific directions.

Reservations: First come first served for camping. Cabin reservations can be made up to 30 days in advance.


Type of Site Spaces Hook-Ups Daily Weekly Monthly
RV Sites  22 W/S/E      
RV Sites 9 W/S/E      
Tent Area   Primitive      

Eight (8) - Two (2) room sleeping cabins (1 double bed and 1 set of children's bunk beds). No water (no bathroom but bath house is available). Cabins have electricity, refrigerator and small microwave. Air conditioned and headed. Bring your own linens, towels, cooking supplies, etc. $24.00 per night.

One (1) - Three (3) bedroom, full service cabin (2 double beds and one set of children's bunk beds). Fully equipped kitchen. Bring your own linens. $75.00 per night.

Notes: Golden Age Passport and Golden Age Access accepted for RV sites. Dump station, bath house and showers available. Pets are allowed in camp ground on leash. NO pets in cabins. Two (2) week limit for camping and cabin rental.

Beach and picnic area open Thursday through Sunday, 1000-1730.

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MCAS Cherry Point MWR Family Camping

Cherry Point Campground

Eligibility: AD, NG, Res, Ret, DoD Civ, Dep
Telephone: (252) 466-2762
Season: All year

On Base. Call for directions.

Reservations: Recommended.


Type of Site Spaces Hook-Ups Daily Weekly Monthly
RV Sites 15 W/E/S      

 Pets allowed on leash. Dump Station available. No bath house or showers in camp ground.

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 Seymour Johnson AFB - Ft. Fisher AF Recreation Area

Ft. Fisher AF Campground

Eligibility: AD, NG, Res, Ret, DoD Civ
Telephone: (910) 458-6549
Season: All year.

Off base. Fort Fisher Recreation Area is 16 miles south of Wilmington, NC on US 421.

Reservations: Recommended: Accepted up to 90 days in advance for AD Air Force, up to 85 days in advance for all other AD, up to 75 days in advance for retirees and 60 days in advance for DoD civilians.



Type of Site Spaces Hook-Ups Daily Weekly Monthly
RV Sites 16 W/S/E Call for Rates    
Overflow 10 None      
Tent Sites  50 None Call for Rates    
(Sleeps 6-12)
26 CATV, Washer/Dryer Call for Rates    
Mobile Homes
(Sleeps 8)
15   Call for Rates    


River Marsh Landing: Suites (2), Rooms (6) Call for rates. Children under 12 not allowed.

Note: No pets allowed in lodging. Kennel available. Leashed pets allowed in camp sites. Owner must clean up after pets. Showers and dump station available. 

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Camp Lejeune - Onslow Beach Recreation Area

Onslow Beach Recreation

Eligibility: AD, NG, Res, Ret, DoD Civilians
Telephone: (910) 440-7502
Season: All year.

On base. On US-17 thirty-four (34) miles North of Wilmington, NC exit US-17 onto NC-172 and enter the base. The second caution light after entering the base (Green sign for Onslow Beach Rec. Area) turn right and follow the road to the Recreation Area. After crossing a small bridge you will see the camp on your left. Turn left at end of the road.

Reservations: Accepted 30 days in advance.


Type of Site Spaces Hook-Ups Daily Weekly Monthly
RV Sites 39 W/E/S      
Tent Sites 5        
Mobile Homes
(2 & 3 bedrooms)
14 Fully Furnished Call for Rates    
Lodges 44 Fully Furnished Call for Rates    
Cabanas 12  Fully Furnished Call for Rates    


Note: Laundry facility, dump station, showers/restrooms and cable hook-up available. Pets allowed in campground on leash.

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Seymour Johnson AFB - FAM Camp

Seymour Johnson AFB FAM Camp

Eligibility:  AD, NG, Res, Ret, DoD Civilians
Telephone:  (919) 722-1106
Season:  All year

 On base. Call for specific directions

Reservations:  No advance reservations.


Type of Site Spaces Hook-Ups Daily Weekly Monthly
RV Pads 10 W/S/E      


Note: Maximum two week stay. Dump station, bath house and laundry facility available. Pets must be kept on a leash. 

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  USCG Support Center, Elizabeth City - Weeksville Campsites

Weeksville Campground

Eligibility:  AD, NG, Res, Ret DoD Civilians with CAC Cards
Telephone:  (252) 335-6296/6482
Season:  All year

On base. From US-17 in Elizabeth City, take NC-34 south to Main Gate of Coast Guard Support Center. Located 40 miles south of Norfolk, VA.

Reservations:  Accepted up to 90 days in advance.


Type of Site Spaces Hook-Ups Daily Weekly Monthly
RV Sites  4  W/S/E      
RV Sites on Beach  10  W/S/E      
Mobile Homes
(2 bedrooms)
 4  Fully Furnished  Call for Rates    
Cabins (Sleeps 2)  2  Fully Furnished   Call for Rates    


Note: Pets allowed on leash in campground. Pets allowed in mobile homes. No pets allowed in cabins. Restrooms/showers, dump station, boat launch, fishing pier and cable TV available.

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