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  • Hurricane Florence Closures on the Croatan NF

    Due to Hurricane Florence, the U.S. Forest Service has decided to close down all campgrounds on the Croatan National Forests beginning Wednesday, September 12. This includes the temporary suspension of creating reservations on www.recreation.gov. Cancelled reservations will be refunded by the reservation service.

    The health, safety, and well-being of the public and visitors to our National Forests is of our number one priority and this decision is intended to keep our recreation users safe during Hurricane Florence. The following sites will close as listed until further notice:

    Wednesday September, 12 @ 9:00 a.m. (Office closes at noon)

    Cedar Point Campground

    Flanners Beach and Neuse River Campground

    Oyster Point Campground

    Fishers Landing Campground

    All Day use areas