Bldg 728, Adjacent to Gottschalk Marina
|Monday - Friday||9:00AM - 4:00PM|
|Saturday - Sunday||Closed|
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.
|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.|
|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).|
|Single site (12 people)||$15.00|
|Group site (40 people)||$30.00|
|Check-in & Check-out|
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.
|Base Emergency Communication Center||910.451.3004|
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:
Permits will not be given under the following conditions:
To apply for a Hot Works permit, please contact the base Fire Marshall at 910.451.3004.
Onslow Beach also offers tent and RV camping sites. Our RV campground has 39 full hook-up sites.
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Picnic Area Reservations:
|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|
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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:
|Courthouse Bay Marina||910.450.7386|
|Base Game Warden||910.451.2196|
Rules of Conduct
Camp Lejeune currently maintains eight ponds, 46.5 acres total, which are managed by the Fish and Wildlife Section of the Environmental Management Division.
|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|
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.
|Onslow beach Marine Mart||Info|
|Game Warden's Office||Info|
Current Base Order requires anyone over the age of 16 that wants to fish to have a NC state fishing license and a base fishing permit. Children under the age of 16 do not need a state fishing license nor a base fishing permit but must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Base Permit Fees are as follows:
Combination Hunting/Fishing Permit: $20.00
Seasonal Fishing (only) Permit: $10.00
Daily Fishing Permit: $5.00
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.
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.
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:
For more information about these principles or the Leave No Trace program visit our website.Visit our website