Outdoor Adventures

Outdoor Adventures hosts a variety of recreational activities including Unit Recreation, Youth Summer Camps, Kayak Tours, Archery events and more! We also offer outdoor facility rentals such as Hospital Point Picnic Area and Orde Pond Picnic Area as well as 7 primitive campsites at our Brewster Recreation Area. Check out our calendar below for our upcoming events!

Unit Recreation

We are equipped and ready to host your next Unit Recreation event! With flexible scheduling and a variety of options we are here to make your next morale event a hit! We offer activities such as kayaking, archery tag, mountain biking, SUP and the Rock Wall. Have a large group? Ask about our Unit Tri options! Email us today to start booking your next adventure!

 Hours
Sunday CLOSED
Monday - Friday 9AM - 4PM
Saturday CLOSED
Holiday hours may vary.
Features
6 primitive tent camping spaces 1 group campsite
Canoe & kayak launch Potable water & port-a-john toilets
Most of the campsites are equipped with a picnic shelter, picnic table, and fire ring.
Brewster Campground

Reservations & Pricing

• Reservations must be made at least 48 hours prior to date requested.
• Reservations aren’t confirmed until payment is received. Payment may be made at the Outdoor Adventures Office (Bldg. 728).

Pricing
Single site (12 people) $15
Group site (40 people) $30
Check-in & Checkout
Check-in after 12PM
Check-out before 11AM
On your own
Please contact the Outdoor Recreation Office with your check-in time. If late checkout is needed, please make arrangements in advance.

Rules & Regulations

  1. All individuals are to adhere to the Leave No Trace principles.
  2. Pets must remain under the guest's control and in sight at all times.
  3. Owners are responsible for their pet's behavior.
  4. Please clean up after your pet at all times
  5. Children under the age of 10 must be supervised at all times.
  6. Quiet hours are between 10PM - 6AM. No excessive noise will be permitted at any time.
Emergency Information
Base Emergency 911
Base Emergency Communication Center 910.451.3004

Fire Permits

Ground fires are allowed in a fire ring with a hot works permit given by the base Fire Marshall. Fires are only permitted in assigned areas.

In order to receive a Hot Works Permit you must have the following items on your site:

  • Bucket of water (5 gallons)
  • Rack or shovel

Permits will not be given under the following conditions:

  • If the National Weather Service issues a red flag for burning
  • When the base is in a Class V Fire Condition

To apply for a Hot Works permit, please contact the base Fire Marshall at 910.451.3004.

Picnic Area Reservations:

  • Great for Birthday Parties, Cookouts, Farewells, Retirements, Baby Showers, or Reunions
  • $10 per hour
  • Covered Shelters
  • Maximum Capacity 300
  • For Reservations call: (910) 451-1440 | Mon. - Fri.: 9AM - 4PM or email mccslejeuneoutdooradv@usmc-mccs.org

2 Locations

  • Hospital Point Picnic Area
  • Orde Pond Picnic Area

    Picnic area open for daytime use only.

Fishing

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
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.

Fishing 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

* BL= Bluegill, BA=Bass, C=Channel Catfish

Fishing Permits & Licenses

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). Fishing licenses can be obtained at the New River Marina.

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 Fishing Permits
Mountain Bike Rentals Available
Greenway Trail View Map
Henderson Mountain Bike Trail View Map
Jacksonville-Onslow Area Bike Trails View Map
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