Cedar Point Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

The Cedar Point Recreation Area, near the mouth of the White Oak River, is surrounded by a salt marsh and a coastal forest.  The salt marsh, where fresh water meets salt water, stretches out like a sea of grass.  This nutrient-rich wetland is a valuable "nursery" for commercial seafood, including fish, shrimp, crabs and oysters.

This recreation area is a dynamic place affected by hurricanes, rising sea levels, and insect epidemics, such as Southern pine beetles that devastate nearby pine trees.  On a daily basis, this living community contends with the change brought by the tides.  This is a place to slow down and savor nature's beauty.

Sites can be reserved at www.recreation.gov. Five sites are available as first come first serve. You will have to book three days in advance of your stay. What that means is, if a site is vacant and not reserved when you show up, you may stay in it for three days, but if it gets booked after that you will have to move, unless its one of the first come first serve sites.**

Map of Cedar Point Campground.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Gate closes at 8:00 pm but not locked.
Reservations: Reservations can be made at http://recreation.gov or by calling 877-444-6777.
Fees Single campsites fees are $20 per fees. All sites have electrical hookups and the electrical surcharge at single sites is $7 per site. Double campsite fees are $40 per night. The electrical surcharge at double sites is $14 per site. Campsite fees have not increased since 1998, while operation and maintenance costs have risen.
Open Season: Year round.
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Dogs must be kept on a leash at all times. No alcohol.
Closest Towns: Cape Carteret, Cedar Point, Swansboro, Emerald Isle
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Full Bathhouse.
Operated By: USDA-Forest Service, Croatan National Forest

General Information

Directions: Cedar Point campground is located off NC 58 about 1.25 miles north of the junction of NC 24 and NC 58.

Recreation Map

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Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Group Camping

Hookups - Electric40
Fire InformationFire rings available at each site.
No. of Sites40
Reservation InfoNone
No. of Accessible sites40

RV Camping

Hookups - Electric40 sites
Fire InformationFire rings at each site.
Pavement Type for ParkingPaved
Dump StationsDump Station onsite
No. of Sites40
Reservation InfoReservations can be made at http://recreation.gov or by calling 877-444-6777. Five sites are available as first come first serve. You will have to book three days in advance of your stay. What that means is, if a site is vacant and not reserved when you show up, you may stay in it for three days, but if it gets booked after that you will have to move, unless its one of the first come first serve sites.
Size Restrictions50 foot
No. of Accessible sites40
Hookup - WaterWater
Hours of Operation: Gate closes at 8:00PM but not locked.
Rental info: None

Campground Camping

Fire InformationFire rings at each site
No. of Sites40
Reservation InfoReservations can be made at http://recreation.gov or by calling 877-444-6777. Five sites are available as first come first serve. You will have to book three days in advance of your stay. What that means is, if a site is vacant and not reserved when you show up, you may stay in it for three days, but if it gets booked after that you will have to move, unless its one of the first come first serve sites
No. of Accessible sites40

Fishing

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Hiking

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Nature Viewing

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Picnicking

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Water Activities

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