Oyster Point Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Oyster Point Campground is situated on the Intercoastal Waterway and is the trailhead for the 21-mile Neusiok Trail. The trail meanders through cypress swamps, loblolly pines and vast bogs of thick vegetation. Oyster Point's shallow water boat ramp provides a launching point for boaters and angles. Nestled under tall loblolly pines, the campground features 15 sites and two vault toilets. Each site has a picnic table, fire grill, parking spur, tent pad and lantern post.

At a Glance

Reservations: Reservations can be made at recreation.gov
Fees $10/night for single sites; $20/night for double sites. Fee envelopes are located near the entrance.
Open Season: Year-round
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Dogs must be kept on a leash at all times. No alcohol.
Closest Towns: Newport, Morehead City, Beaufort, Havelock
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: USDA-Forest Service, Croatan National Forest

General Information


From Newport, take SR 1154 to Forest Road 181 and turn right.

General Notes:

Croatan Ranger District
District Ranger, Cody Hutchinson
141 E. Fisher Avenue
New Bern, NC  28560
(252) 638-5628

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