In this article we are going to list known Carteret County NC campgrounds and RV parks that visitors can use when traveling to the local area. Additionally, we are looking for readers of this article who visited one of the facilities to give us a list of accommodations and unique things about them along with POSITIVE reviews and recommendations. This list will focus on the communities of Morehead City, Newport, Beaufort, Cedar Point, Stella, Harkers Island, Sealevel, and other locations near Cedar Island.
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In Morehead City NC
We know of no facilities in Morehead City NC.
In Beaufort NC
Both locations in Beaufort NC are close to shopping, entertainment, and restaurants.
Coastal Riverside Campground – Located at 216 Clark Ln, Beaufort, NC 28516 and phone number 252-474-7999.
This location is a 17 minute drive to the beaches of Atlantic Beach and 27 minute drive to Emerald Isle (Bogue Banks).
Beaufort Waterway RV Park – Located at 327 Core Creek Rd, Beaufort, NC 28516 and phone number 252-728-4500.
20-27 minute drive to the Bogue Banks beaches.
In Newport NC
All locations are about a 15-18 minute drive to the Bogue Banks beaches with a little less of a drive to significant shopping, entertainment, and restaurants.
Oyster Point Campground – Located at Forest Rd 181, Newport, NC 28570 and phone number 252-638-5628.
Waters Edge RV Park – Located at 1463 NC-24, Newport, NC 28570 and phone number 252-247-0494.
Whispering Pines RV Park And Campground located at 25 Whispering Pines Rd, Newport, NC 28570 and phone number 252-726-4902.
Goose Creek RV And Camping Resort – Located at 350 Red Barn Rd, Newport, NC 28570 and phone number 252-393-2628
In Emerald Isle NC
Both locations are conveniently located to the beaches, shopping, entertainment, and restaurants of Emerald Isle NC.
Camp Ocean Forest – Located at 100 Fairview Dr, Emerald Isle, NC 28594 and phone number 252-354-3454.
Holiday Trav-L-Park Resort – Located at 9102 Coast Guard Rd, Emerald Isle, NC 28594 and phone number 252-354-2250.
In Harkers Island NC
Expect a 37 minute drive to the beaches of Bogue Banks and 25 minute drive to the entertainment, shopping, and restaurants in Beaufort NC. This area is conveniently located to official ferry boats that take people to Portsmouth Island, Shackleford Banks, and the Cape Lookout National Seashore.
Harkers Island RV Resort And Campground – Located at 288 Guthrie Dr, Harkers Island, NC 28531 and phone number 252-728-0447.
Cape Lookout RV Park – Located at 1491 Island Rd, Harkers Island, NC 28531 and phone number 252-504-3400.
In Stella NC
This location is a 12 minute drive to the beaches of Emerald Isle and 9 minute drive to restaurants and shopping in Cape Carteret NC.
White Oak Camping And RV Resort – Located at 400 Wetherington Landing Rd, Stella, NC 28582 and phone number 252-393-3244.
In Sealevel NC
This location is a 45 minute drive to the beaches of Bogue Banks and a 28 minute drive to restaurants, shopping, and entertainment in Beaufort NC. This location is convenient to official ferry boats that take people to Portsmouth Island, Shackleford Banks, and Cape Lookout.
Cedar Creek Campground Marina – Located at 111 Canal Dr, Sealevel, NC 28577 and phone number 252-225-9571.
In Cedar Point NC
These locations are a 10 minute drive to the beaches of Emerald Isle NC and 4 minute drive to shopping, convenience stores, and restaurants in Cape Carteret NC. Both are a 5 minute drive to Swansboro NC in Onslow County. Also, convenient to the White Oak River.
Cedar Point Campground – Located at 391 VFW Rd, Cedar Point, NC 28584 and phone number 252-638-5628.
Waterway RV Resort – Located at 850 Cedar Point Blvd, Cedar Point, NC 28584 and phone number 252-393-8715.
Local Amenities Discussions
Which of the Carteret County campgrounds above allow for, or have golf cart rentals and are considered primitive sites useful for pitching a tent?
Which of these sites are in a heavily wooded area or considered very remote? Which one’s are convenient to lakes, streams, and waterways in the county?
Which of the locations offer very modern services such as running water, electricity hookups, or Internet WI-FI?
Which of these RV parks and campgrounds offer long-term rentals by the week, month, or longer?
Which did you find Uber, Lyft, or taxi services to be available?
What are some other amenities in RV parks and campgrounds in Carteret County NC that we did not discuss in this article? What are some options and features of camping in the county did we not discuss?
We are looking for positive and useful recommendations and reviews only.
Which of these locations offer parking areas for a boat on a trailer, boat launches, and other water access?
All locations are in the 252 area code of Eastern NC.
Considering modern amenities such as Internet and WI-FI access, grilling areas, electricity and charging stations, private water access, and running water and gas hookups, what if most favorable for your family on vacation?
If you are a visitor to Carteret County NC and have traveled to other locations in coastal Eastern NC, what are some amenities and accommodations that other RV campgrounds offer that we do not locally?