Camping in Beaufort, NC

There are some good options for camping in Beaufort, NC. Most of the sites are in the area we call Down East, or all that region east of Beaufort all the way to Cedar Island, NC. There you will find a selection of tent and RV campgrounds. 

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Beaufort and Down East Camping

131 Charles St.
Harkers Island, NC
(252) 728-2250

Cape Lookout National Seashore (see our Attractions), which has three barrier islands and spans 56 miles of remote coastline from Ocracoke Inlet to Beaufort Inlet, offers waterfront camping at its best — and plenty of privacy. You might see a ranger and a few anglers around the cabins or folks...more about Cape Lookout National Seashore

111 Canal Dr.
Sea Level, NC
(252) 225-9571

Owners Catherine and Jerry Nelson cater to family camping with easy access to Core Sound and Drum Inlet. Open April 1 through November 30, the campground offers its guests such amenities as a swimming pool, flush toilets, hot-water showers, a dump station, boating, fishing and horseshoes. There are 35 sites with...more about Cedar Creek Campground and Marina

3557 Cedar Island Rd
Cedar Island, NC
(252) 515-9131

This 65-site, waterfront campground sits next to the Cedar Island–Ocracoke ferry terminal. Overnight fees are $25 per site whether it is a full hookup, or  a site with water and electricity only, or a tent site. A bathhouse and dump station are available. Swimmers and sunbathers will enjoy the camp's sandy beach...more about Cedar Island RV Park

216 Clark Ln.
Beaufort, NC
(252) 723-0505

Open April through December, Coastal Riverside Campground is located on a finger creek of the North River and features 53 RV sites with full hook-ups and 25 additional sites for tents. Campground amenities include laundry facilities, showers, a boat ramp and pier, and cable hookups. Reservations for RV camping are required, and nightly...more about Coastal Riverside Campground

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