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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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Brewster Recreation Area

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. The park consists of eight primitive tent camping spaces, one group campsite, and a canoe and kayak launch. Most of the campsites are equipped with a picnic shelter, picnic table, and fire ring. The park offers potable water and port-a-john toilets.


Area is open daily.


Brewster Campground Rules and Regulations PDF



Reservations must be made 48 hours prior to date requested.


Reservations aren’t confirmed until payment is received. Payment may be made at Building 728, Outdoor Adventures Office.  For information call 910-451-1440.



Single site $15.00 for maximum of 12 people
Group site $30.00 for maximum of 40 people


Check in and Check out

Check in will begin after 1200, please contact Outdoor Recreation Office with your check in time. Check out will be on your own before 1100.  If late check out is needed, please make arrangements in advance.

Fire Permits

Ground fires are allowed in a fire ring with a hot works permit given by the base Fire Marshall. In order to receive a Hot Works Permit you must have a 5 gallon bucket of water and a rack or shovel on your site.


If the National Weather Service issues a red flag for burning or when the base is in a Class V Fire Condition, permits will not be given.


Fires are only permitted in assigned areas.

Hot Works Permit - 910-451-3004

Rules and Regulations

Leave NO Trace

The Leave No Trace principles:
- Plan ahead and prepare
- Leave what you find
- Minimize Campfire Impacts
- Respect Wildlife
- Be considerate of other visitors
- Pack in Pack out (take all trash with you)


Domesticated Pets

- Pet must remain with the guest and under the guest’s control and in sight at all times.
- Owners are responsible for their pet’s behavior.
- Please clean up after your pet at all times.



If under the age of 10 must be supervised at all times.


Quiet Hours

Quiet Hours are between 2200- 0600. No excessive noise will be permitted at any time.

Emergency Information

The Base Emergency Communication Center can be reached at 910-451-3004. The Base Emergency number is 911


Outdoor Adventures Office 451-1440 or email  
Hot Works Permit Request 451-3004

Onslow Beach

Onslow Beach also offers tent and RV camping sites. Please visit the Onslow Beach Web Page for more information.


Picnic Areas

Hospital Point Picnic Area

Day use only.


Orde Pond Picnic Area

Open for day use only!

Call 910-451-1440 for more information about these areas.

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Leave No Trace

Leave No Trace Logo

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 the following website

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Contact Us

Contact Info

Outdoor Adventures

Bldg 728, Adjacent to Gottschalk Marina | 910-451-1440 |

 Mon - Fri 0900-1700
 Sat & Sun Closed
For Holiday Hours, click here.


 Winter Hours
Nov 1 - Mar 1  
Mon - Fri 0900-1600


Outdoor Adventure Forms


Cupid's Arrow Couples Archery


Feb 13, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. | Feb 14, 1-4 p.m. | Hospital Point Picnic Area
$30 per couple (includes equipment and instruction)
Register below.


Sun, Feb 14 Sat, Feb 13


ODA Ski Snowboarding Trip


Feb 19-21 | Winterplace Ski Resort, West Virginia

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Spend Your Summer on the Water

Learn to Kayak - Fri. March 4, 2016


Intro to SUP

Intro to SUP - February 19, 2016
Intro to SUP - March 18, 2016


Intro to SUP

Parent Child Archery (ages 5+)
A There is nothing better than having a common interest with your kids and this class will do just that! This class is for those newly interested in the sport of archery at any age level. Cost includes all necessary equipment and instruction.

Session Date
Session 1 Mar 19 Register Now
Session 2 Apr 30 Register Now
Session 3 Jun 11 Register Now

All sessions are from 9 a.m.-noon at the Hospital Point Picnic Area.

After School Archery (ages 7-15)
Learn the skills to shoot a bow and arrow while enjoying friendly games and competitions. Cost is $20 per person.

Session Date Time
Session 1 Mar 21-24 4-5:30 p.m. Register Now
Session 2 Apr 25 & 27, May 2 & 4 4:30-6 p.m. Register Now
Session 3 May 17, 18, 24, & 28 4:30-6 p.m. Register Now

*All sessions will be held at Tarawa Terrace Community Center.



Wilderness First Aid Certification Course


Apr 16 & 17 | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. | Hospital Point Picnic Area, Camp Lejeune

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Fishing on Camp Lejeune

As of January 1, 2007, 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). Please visit

for complete and current information. Further information about fishing regulations may be obtained from the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission at North Carolina Fishing Licenses may be purchased at the Main Exchange, Onslow Beach Marine Mart, or the Game Warden’s Office. For the Main Exchange and Marine Mart hours, click here.

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 either the Gottschalk Marina at 910-451-8307, the Courthouse Bay Marina at 910-450-7386 or the Base Game Warden at 910-451-2196.

Base fishing permits may be required for certain areas and types of fishing. Please visit the Camp Lejeune Game Warden’s website at for complete and current information.

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

 Pond 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)

It is everyone's responsibility to ensure that Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune’s Natural Resources remain in good order for the next recreational fisherman to enjoy.

Always pick-up litter and deposit it in an approved trash receptacle.
Never spade or dig bait along shoreline that can lead to soil erosion.
Only use rowboats, canoes, or boats powered by electric trolling motors within the Base Ponds, to decrease the effect of pollution in the fresh water Base ponds.

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.



Bicycle Information

Mountain Biking PT
New MT Trail - Henderson Mountain Bike Trail

Click here for a map of the Henderson Mountain Bike Trail


Take a look at this trail! Check out the video below.


Area Bicycle Map