Camping in Oriental/Pamlico County, NC

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.

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Oriental and Pamlico County Campgrounds

682 Weaver Camp Rd.
Merritt, NC 28556
(252) 745-4879

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

1242 Paradise Shores Rd.
Oriental, NC
(252) 249-2025

Paradise Cove Marina offers both slips for boaters and grounds for campers. Amenities include a boat ramp, gas and a wonderful upstairs area serving sandwiches, snacks and great conversations. Ice and beverages are available as well. Paradise Cove is unlike any other campground and marina in the area and well worth...more about Paradise Cove Marina

149 Tempe Gut Road
Bayboro, NC
(252) 559-3603

River's Edge Family Campground puts the emphasis on Family with a great fishing pier, security, a playground and full amenities including a boat launch area. There are 34 RV parking sites, some in the newly opened Park area with water views. Power, LP gas, storage and a camp store are available...more about River's Edge Family Campground

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