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Croatan National Forest

Flanners Beach Road, NC 28560
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Peace and tranquility

Stopped of here to take a look and stayed the rest of the afternoon. The beach is deserted through... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
New Bern, North Carolina
via mobile
Beautiful park along the Neuse River 10 miles south of New Bern

This is a great park along the Neuse River 10 miles south of New Bern off Rt. 70. It has lots of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Annapolis, Maryland
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Located on North Carolina's scenic coast, this national forest covers more than 157,000 acres and is a prime location for bird watching and viewing wildlife.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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Flanners Beach Road, NC 28560

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped of here to take a look and stayed the rest of the afternoon. The beach is deserted through the week. Very peaceful place.

Thank edodowd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great park along the Neuse River 10 miles south of New Bern off Rt. 70. It has lots of space for picnicing, swimming and trails for walking or riding mountain bikes. We walked about 3 miles along a trail through the woods...More

Thank lovetotravel560
Reviewed 7 May 2017

I found this area through an online search for 'swimming holes near Jacksonville, NC' and found it to be a nice way to spend the day outdoors and entertain children. There is a campground and bathrooms near the parking area. The area was pretty and...More

Thank growbabygrow
Reviewed 7 February 2017

The camp hosts have undoubtedly changed since the 2012 review which criticized the hosts. It's a small campground, but facilities are great, the marsh walking trail is outstanding, and nearby Swansboro is fun to visit. Outer loop has the most privacy, but all sites I...More

2  Thank Neparker
Reviewed 4 February 2017

camp ground hosts were friendly and helpful, use your senior discount pass electrical service, modern private hot showers, drinking water put no water hookups, dump station, walking trails, canoeing, fishing, on White Oak River, within in 2 miles of NC Crystal Coast, 1 mile, from...More

1  Thank clumzee
Reviewed 8 October 2016

We stayed here for for a few nights and it was perfect. The restrooms were spotless and the site was very roomy. The hosts were absolutely wonderful! We walked on the nearby trails, walked down to the shore of the river and thoroughly enjoyed our...More

1  Thank MaryAnn218
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Loved this forest. We were at the area near Emerald Isle, lower west side. The forest has very well manicured and groomed trails. The little walkways and bridges are very well taken care of. The forest is quiet, clean. The views of the marshes were...More

2  Thank terrisirig
Reviewed 2 July 2016

We spent an evening at Oyster Point, and had a very positive experience. The camp was relatively empty, we visited on a Wednesday. There was one other camper and the camp host aside from ourselves. The envelope payment system was simple, and the host was...More

1  Thank Mitchell-Katie V
Reviewed 1 May 2016

We camped there this past weekend and it was great. Large and spread out campsite and nice facilities. It is close to the beach and other points of interest. We'll definitely be back

1  Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 26 April 2016

On the way back from the outer banks I decided to stop by the Croatan National forest. It's a big forest. I stopped by the area on the neuse river side near Cherry Point marine base. The trails along the river were amazing. Beautiful beaches...More

1  Thank Cinc H
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