Spend a day in the sun with family and friends, catch some fish, enjoy time on your boat, camp out under the stars in your tent, or relax in our RV park. Tent camping is available at Bartlett Pond, Duck Pond, and Lonetree Point at no cost! Call us to make RV Park and tent camping reservations.
If you don’t have the gear you need, you can rent camping gear, kayaks, canoes, sailboats, and more from Outdoor Connection Rentals.
Spend a day on the water with family or friends, and if a full day on the water doesn’t float everyone’s boat, we have plenty of picnic areas on dry land. Rental spaces are available for your boats and we also offer dry dock storage. Easy access to the Neuse River!
The Pelican Point RV Park offers 30 RV spots with concrete pads with full utility services, and is open year round. Reservations are recommended. 252-466-2762
Tent camping is available at Barlett Pond, Duck Pond, and Lonetree Point. Reservations are required. 252-466-2762
Oak Grove Campground
This campground features 2 camping areas. Campground #1 has 1 pavilion, 1 picnic table, 1 grill and enough room for 10 campers. This area has a small canoe/kayak launch. Campground #2 has 3 pavilions, 3 picnic tables, 3 grills and enough room for 50 campers. This area also has two small boat docks and a launch. The campgrounds are open beginning the 2nd week of May through 1 Sept. Keys must be picked up and returned at Pelican Point RV Park, MCAS Cherry Point. Camping is only available on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Reservations must be made 3 days in advance. Keys must be picked up on Friday and returned on Monday between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm. Reservations are made at 252-466-2762. Download the Reservation Form (pdf)
Oak Grove Recreation Area Regulations
- Visitors must check in/out of recreation log book located in gate house.
- Campers must stay within camp site only.
- Pets will be kept on a leash or under immediate supervision (voice control) at all times.
- Children will be supervised at all times.
- Swimming at your own risk, permitted in recreation area #2 only. No ropes will be installed in trees.
- Fires may be built only in grills using charcoal.
- Live vegetation will not be cut or destroyed.
- All vehicles and boat trailers will be removed from boat ramp, in areas #1 and #2.
- Soft drinks and beer are permitted in non-glass containers only. No glass containers of any type are allowed.
- Litter barrels will be used and area policed prior to departure.
- Piers are for boat launching and swimming only. Fishing from piers is not allowed.
- No cleaning of fish on piers or picnic tables.
With picnic tables, covered areas, BBQ grills, and a fish pond, you can have fun at Bartlett Pond rain or shine. Tent camping is also available if you’d like to stay the night and there is a bathroom with running water for your convenience. Reservations are required for tent camping or group functions. Call 252-466-2762.
Spend a day fishing with friends or family and take a break to picnic at one of the available tables. A bathroom with running water is available at this location for your convenience. Reservations are required for group functions. 252-466-2762
You’ll find picnic tables and BBQ grills surrounding Duck Pond, ready for a relaxing day or a unit/family celebration. Catch some fish from the pond (make sure you’re licensed and have a permit) and camp out under the stars in your tent. Reservations are required for tent camping or group functions. 252-466-2762
Lone Tree Point
With picnic tables, covered areas, and BBQ grills, you can have fun at Lone Tree Point, rain or shine. Tent camping is also available if you’d like to stay the night. Reservations are required for tent camping or group functions. 252-466-2762
With picnic tables, covered areas, BBQ grills, and a boat ramp, you can fish and have fun at Ordnance Point, rain or shine. Reservations are required for group functions. 252-466-2762
Shady Grove A & B
Side by side, Shady Grove A & B feature picnic tables, covered areas, and BBQ grills for your next outdoor celebration or day off. Shady Grove A offers a pavilion and ball field. Shady Grove B is nestled behind Shady Grove A closer to the water and features picnic tables and a covered area. Bathroom facilities are located between these two locations. Reservations are required for group functions. 252-466-2762