Outdoor Adventures

Location and Hours

  Bldg 728, Adjacent to Gottschalk Marina
    Camp Lejeune



Monday - Friday 9AM - 4PM
Saturday - Sunday Closed
Hours may vary during holidays. Please call ahead.
Find Us On Facebook Instragram
Birthday Adventures

Events Calendar

Couples Archery

Feb. 11 | 5:30 - 7PM
Outdoor Adventures

Wag Walk


Learn More

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

6 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.

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).
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 39 full hook-up sites.

Water Electric
Sewage Cable

Please visit the Onslow Beach web page for more information.

Visit our website
Onslow Beach

Picnic Areas

Picnic Area Reservations:

  • Great for Birthday Parties, Cookouts, Farewells, Retirements, Baby Showers, or Reunions
  • $10 per hour
  • Covered Shelters
  • Maximum Capacity 300
  • For Reservations call: 910.451.1440 | M-F: 9:00AM - 4:00PM or email mccslejeuneoutdooradv@usmc-mccs.org
2 Locations
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

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
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.

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
* 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).

Base Fishing Permits

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 Fishing Permits

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 Marina.

Bicycle Information

Greenway Trail View the map
Henderson Mountain Bike Trail View the map
Jacksonville-Onslow Area Bike Trails View the map
Mountain Bike Rental
Plan Your Unit Adventures

Unit Adventures

Active duty military only. Cost includes all equipment - supplied by Outdoor Adventures. Fees due at time of registration.
Available Monday- Friday: 7:30, 9:30 or 11:30AM. Unit reservations must be made 1 week prior to adventure.

Mountain Biking

Ride the rugged trails around Henderson Pond for an ultimate cardio workout. Mountain biking will work entire body with emphasis on legs, upper body, and core muscle groups. All TREK mountain bikes and helmets will be supplied.

 $5 per person
 Henderson Pond Trail
    Yewel Branch Road, Camp Lejeune
 1.5 Hour Session
 7+ Miles
 Min: 10 Riders | Max: 30 Riders


Compete in a race or take a group tour of the waters of Wallace Creek - exploring the marsh areas and Mother Nature's natural habitats. Kayaking will work core and upper body muscle groups. All kayaks, oars and lifejackets will be supplied.

 $5 per person
 Wallace Creek Waterways, Camp Lejeune
 1.5 Hour Session
 Min: 10 Kayakers | Max: 50 Kayakers

Archery Tag

This exciting action packed game is played similar to dodge ball with bows and foam-tipped arrows. Archery Tag will work legs, upper body and core muscle groups.

 $5 per person
 Wallace Creek Waterways, Camp Lejeune
 10-minute game time
 1-2 playing fields available; 78' x 36' per field
 8 vs 8 on each field
 Min: 10 Players | Max: 50 Players

Outdoor Adventures is mobile and can bring Archery Tag to areas aboard Camp Lejeune & MCAS New River.

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.

Visit our website
Leave No Trace

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.

REIS Catalog