Outdoor Adventures

Location and Hours

  Bldg 728, Adjacent to Gottschalk Marina
    Camp Lejeune



Monday - Friday 9:00AM - 4:00PM
Saturday - Sunday Closed
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No Federal or DoD endorsement is implied.

Events Calendar

Upcoming Events

Parent Child Archery

Now - June
Hospital Point Picnic Area

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Evening Kayak Tours

Now - August
Gottschalk & New River Marina

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Moonlight Kayak Tours

May - August
Gottschalk Marina

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Family Campout

June 14 - 15
Gottschalk Marina Grounds, Camp Lejeune

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Sunset Paddle

May - August
Gottschalk Marina

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Family Canoe Trips

June - August
Gottschalk Marina

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Intro SUP

June - August
Gottschalk Marina

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Intracoastal Kayaking

June - August
Onslow Beach

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Mountain Bike Rentals

Monday - Friday
Outdoor Adventures Office

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Extreme Adventures Camp

June 17-20 | Ages 12-16
Register by June 14

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Discover the Outdoors Camp

June 24-27 | Ages 7-9
Register by June 21

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Backwoods Camp

July 1 - 2

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Explore the Outdoors Camp

July 15-18 | Ages 10-12
Register by July 12

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July 22-25 | Ages 5-6

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For Units


The Brewster Campground is CLOSED until further notice. Due to damage caused by unauthorized campers dumping trash, burning palets, four-wheeling, and mudding in the campground area it is unsafe for campers to use. The Brewster Campground will reopen when the repairs to the campsites and access roads are completed.
Camp Brewster

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.

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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
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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
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.

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

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.

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

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.

Kayaking with Outdoor Adventures

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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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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