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Croatan National Forest

Flanners Beach Road, NC 28560
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Oyster Point campground

The camp host, Tonya was friendly & helpful. The sites are clean & private. This is a primitive... read more

Reviewed October 9, 2017
tydings
via mobile
Campground in decline.....Cedar Point Campground

We have camped here off and on for years. Over the past few months we have experienced dirty... read more

Reviewed September 27, 2017
deb b
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Shelbyville, Indiana
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Located on North Carolina's scenic coast, this national forest covers more than 157,000 acres and is a prime location for bird watching and viewing wildlife.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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Reviewed October 9, 2017 via mobile

The camp host, Tonya was friendly & helpful. The sites are clean & private. This is a primitive campground with clean pit toilets, drinking water, lantern post, fire ring & picnic tables. Fee is rising to $10/night in 2018. I hope they use the extra...More

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Reviewed September 27, 2017

We have camped here off and on for years. Over the past few months we have experienced dirty bathrooms and showers and the grounds are not maintained. We have complained to the Forestry Division without success.

Thank deb b
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Reviewed September 22, 2017 via mobile

Traveling as a couple with 2 large dogs in a 37' Motorhome; we found Cedar Point Campground to meet ALL of our needs. It was handy to the Emerald Isle area around Cedar Point, NC. The campground had spacious lots and when we were there,...More

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Reviewed July 31, 2017

The Croatan National Forest was on of our goals during our road trip and we should have planned this trip more properly! When you take a look at the forest at the map, it is quite big and you can find a lot of different...More

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Reviewed July 15, 2017

I go hunting, fishing and camping here. We spend a lot of time here. We drive tho to see the wild life.

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Reviewed June 16, 2017 via mobile

Stopped of here to take a look and stayed the rest of the afternoon. The beach is deserted through the week. Very peaceful place.

Thank edodowd
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Reviewed May 30, 2017

This is a great park along the Neuse River 10 miles south of New Bern off Rt. 70. It has lots of space for picnicing, swimming and trails for walking or riding mountain bikes. We walked about 3 miles along a trail through the woods...More

1  Thank lovetotravel560
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Reviewed May 7, 2017

I found this area through an online search for 'swimming holes near Jacksonville, NC' and found it to be a nice way to spend the day outdoors and entertain children. There is a campground and bathrooms near the parking area. The area was pretty and...More

3  Thank growbabygrow
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Reviewed February 7, 2017

The camp hosts have undoubtedly changed since the 2012 review which criticized the hosts. It's a small campground, but facilities are great, the marsh walking trail is outstanding, and nearby Swansboro is fun to visit. Outer loop has the most privacy, but all sites I...More

2  Thank Neparker
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Reviewed February 4, 2017

camp ground hosts were friendly and helpful, use your senior discount pass electrical service, modern private hot showers, drinking water put no water hookups, dump station, walking trails, canoeing, fishing, on White Oak River, within in 2 miles of NC Crystal Coast, 1 mile, from...More

1  Thank clumzee
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Peggy T
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Response from Lester E | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure. We have always seen clean facilities. I have heard kids come thro at night and drink and make a mess. We don't have dogs but never had a issue with barking. sorry to here you had a bad experience.
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