On the banks of the Bay River, this cozy campground offers 20 tent sites, 18 grass sites for RVs (eight with septic) and a lodge to accommodate groups. Hot showers and bathrooms are on the grounds just 25 minutes east of New Bern and 15 minutes north of Oriental. Reservations are available...more about Bay River Campground
From RV sites with full hookups to single-person skiffs, the notions of camping and boating are inseparable to the visitors of Pamlico County and Oriental, NC. All of the primary creature comforts of camping can be found scattered across Pamlico County, including amenities like gas, water and sewer. Primitive campers won't be disappointed either, as many sites have shaded campsites with solid foundations to stay high and dry during the rainy months. Most sites also offer boat launch ramps and playgrounds for the younger campers, while others provide lodge access and extended stays. Also look for RV and tent camping options in nearby New Bern.