Outdoor Adventures

Location and Hours

  Bldg 728, Adjacent to Gottschalk Marina
    Camp Lejeune

  910.451.1440

  LejOutdoorAdv@usmc-mccs.org

Hours
Monday - Friday 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Saturday - Sunday Closed
Winter Hours (November 1 - March 1)
Monday - Friday 9:00AM - 4:00PM

Events Calendar

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Parent and Child Archery

Parent & Child and After School Archery


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Adventures For Two

Adventures for 2


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S'mores Family Campout

S'mores Family Campout


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Mountain Biking PT

Mountain Biking PT


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Party Packages

Party Packages


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Brewster Campground

Brewster Recreation Area is a 122 acre recreation area located along the Northeast Creek River and Brewster Blvd between the Base Hospital and golf course.

Open daily

Features
8 primitive tent camping spaces 1 group campsite
Canoe & kayak launch Potable water & port-a-john toilets
Most of the campsites are equipped with a picnic shelter, picnic table, and fire ring.

Map
Camp Brewster

Reservations & Pricing

Reserving your campsite
Reservations must be made at least 48 hours prior to date requested.
Reservations aren’t confirmed until payment is received. Payment may be made at the Outdoor Adventures Office (Bldg. 728).
Pricing
Single site (12 people) $15.00
Group site (40 people) $30.00
Check-in & Check-out
Check-in after 12:00PM
Check-out before 11:00AM
On your own
Please contact the Outdoor Recreation Office with your check in time.
If late check-out is needed, please make arrangements in advance.

Rules & Regulations

  1. All individuals are to adhere to the Leave No Trace principles.
  2. Pets must remain under the guest's control and in sight at all times.
  3. Owners are responsible for their pet's behavior.
  4. Please clean up after your pet at all times
  5. Children under the age of 10 must be supervised at all times.
  6. Quiet hours are between 10:00PM - 6:00AM. No excessive noise will be permitted at any time.

Emergency information
Base Emergency 911
Base Emergency Communication Center 910.451.3004

Rules & Regulations

Fire Permits

Ground fires are allowed in a fire ring with a hot works permit given by the base Fire Marshall. Fires are only permitted in assigned areas.

In order to receive a Hot Works Permit you must have the following items on your site:

  • Bucket of water (5 gallons)
  • Rack or shovel

Permits will not be given under the following conditions:

  • If the National Weather Service issues a red flag for burning
  • or when the base is in a Class V Fire Condition

To apply for a Hot Works permit, please contact the base Fire Marshall at 910.451.3004.


Onslow Beach

Onslow Beach also offers tent and RV camping sites. Our RV campground has 41 full hook-up sites. During our non-peak season (November 1 - March 31), RV & Tent patrons may stay an unlimited number of nights, based on availability. For each consecutive 30 day period, you will get 10% off the rental rate.

Features
Water Electric
Sewage Cable

Please visit the Onslow Beach web page for more information.

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Fishing on Camp Lejeune

Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune offers a variety of fishing opportunities for the hobbyist angler. Ocean front, inlet and fresh water areas are available for fishing. Information concerning these areas can be obtained from the facilities below:

Gottschalk Marina 910.451.8307
Courthouse Bay Marina 910.450.7386
Base Game Warden 910.451.2196

Rules of Conduct

  1. Always pick-up litter and deposit it in an approved trash receptacle.
  2. Never spade or dig bait along shoreline that can lead to soil erosion.
  3. Only use rowboats, canoes, or boats powered by electric trolling motors within the Base Ponds, to decrease the effect of pollution.
It is everyone's responsibility to ensure that our natural resources remain in good order for the next recreational fisherman to enjoy.
Fishing

Camp Lejeune Ponds

Camp Lejeune currently maintains eight ponds, 46.5 acres total, which are managed by the Fish and Wildlife Section of the Environmental Management Division.

Name Acreage Species*
Cedar Point Pond 2.0 BL, BA
Henderson Pond 14.0 BL, BA
Hickory Pond 5.5 BL, BA
Mile Hammock Bay Pond 1.5 BL, BA
Orde Pond 3.0 BL, BA
Ward Pond 1.5 BL, BA
Old Landfill Pond 17.5 BA, C
New River Pond 1.5 BL, BA
* BL= Bluegill, BA=Bass, C=Channel Catfish

Map of Pond Locations

Fishing Permits & License

Fishing Licenses (Required for individuals 16 years or older)

Any individuals 16 years or older who want to recreationally fish in any water designated as coastal or joint waters of North Carolina must purchase a NC Coastal Recreational Fishing License (CRFL).

North Carolina Fishing Licenses may be purchased at the Main Exchange, Onslow Beach Marine Mart, or the Game Warden’s Office.


Main Exchange Info
Onslow beach Marine Mart Info
Game Warden's Office Info

Base Fishing Permits

Base fishing permits may be required for certain areas and types of fishing.


In need of fishing gear?

Visit the Main Exchange!

A full line of fishing equipment is available for purchase from the Marine Corps Exchange (full variety), New River Exchange, Camp Johnson Exchange, and the Gottschalk or Courthouse Bay Marinas.


Outdoor Adventures

The Outdoor Adventures program provides high-quality outdoor recreation opportunities for the military community. Our activities empower individuals to grow physically, mentally and spiritually while enhancing quality of life and fostering a passion for the outdoors.

Outdoor Adventures has something for everyone. Adaptive kayaks and accessible lifts are available upon request.

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Picnic Areas

On base
Hospital Point Picnic Area Orde Pond Picnic Area
Picnic areas open for day use only. Call 910.451.1440 for more information.
Around the area
Camping Learn more
Western NC Outdoor Recreation Learn more

Bicycle Information

Henderson Mountain Bike Trail View the map
Jacksonvlle-Onslow Area Bike Trails View the map

Recreational Equipment Rental

If you're in need of gear, visit the Recreational Equipment Rental for all your needs. Find anything from camping gear, trailers, inflatables, and more.

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Leave No Trace

Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics teaches people of all ages how to enjoy the outdoors responsibly. Our mission is to protect the outdoors by teaching and inspiring people to enjoy it responsibly.

Principles of Leave No Trace:

  • Plan ahead and prepare
  • Travel and camp on durable surfaces
  • Dispose of waste properly
  • Leave what you find
  • Minimize campfire impact
  • Respect wildlife
  • Be considerate of other visitors

For more information about these principles or the Leave No Trace program visit our website.

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