- $5.00 Guarantee Site Fee
- Deluxe Patio Sites Available
- NO PETS ALLOWED IN TENTS
Paddle Boat, kayak rental and Dingy for rent at $10.00/hour
Fishing is available from our location on the Neuse River, and at our fish and release pond.
Kayaks and Paddleboats are available for rent. Storage for RV’s, boats, and cars is available.
Find a unique gift among dozens of antique, specialty and boutique shops throughout New Bern's historic downtown.
45 minutes east.
2013 Founder's and President's Award Winner!
Thank you to all our great customers for filling out your NPS emails with or without comments. Your ratings helped us earn the Founder's and President's Awards for 2013. Your comments help us to make our campground even better. Thank you to the staff for all your hard worker and great service to our camping guest.
Make your Plans now for 2013
Here is a list of our holiday and special weekends. Call early to book your favorite sites.
Easter Weekend March 29-31Camp With Us Weekend/Mother's Day May 10-12Memorial Day Weekend May 24-27Father's Day June 14-15July 4th Celebration July 3-6Labor Day August 30-September 1M S Bike Ride September 6-7Vkr Appreciation Weekend September 13-14Mumfest October 12 & 13Halloween Weekend October 18-19Thanksgiving November 28Christmas December 25We will also have our "Hey Rides" on Friday nights and Movie Night on Saturdays while in season months.Can't wait to hear from you all!
Havelock Chili Festival
Friday, October 18, 2013 @ 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Saturday, October 19, 2013 @ 10:00am - 4:00pmLocation:Walter B. Jones Park
Havelock, NC 28532Description:The 32nd Annual North Carolina Chili Festival and Big Boy Toy Show will be held on October 18-19, 2013. On Friday, October 18, there will be the Chicken Wing Competition and a free concert from 5:00 pm until 9:00 pm. On Saturday, the Red and Green Chili Competition as well as the Salsa competition will be from 10:00 am until 5:00 pm.
In addition to the competitions, there will be Arts, Crafts, Food and Live Entertainment throughout the festival grounds on each day. On Saturday, Oct 19th, displays from MCAS Cherry Point and the City of Havelock will be on site.
The 32nd Annual North Carolina Chili Festival held in Havelock, NC, has a long history of raising funds to giving to local non-profit organizations in the local community. In 2012, the Chili Festival donated portion of its proceeds to Craven Community College Scholarship Foundation, Craven Cherry Point Child Development Center, Havelock Boys and Girls Club, and Girl Scouts – Rainbow Unit as well as others. In the past 30 years, the North Carolina Chili Festival in Havelock, NC, has donated over $225,000 to local non-profits within the community.
The Chili Festival Committee works diligently for 11 months throughout the year to plan the festival.
The winners of the Red Chili, Green Chili and Salsa competitions represent the entire state of North Carolina in the ICS World Championships.Admission:Admission to the Festival is free. For competition or vendor information, please contact the Havelock Chamber of Commerce. There is a small fee for festival attendees to taste the wings and the chili.Website:www.chilifestival.orgOrganization:Havelock Chamber of CommerceContact:Stephanie DuncanPhone/E-mail:(252) 447-1101 / firstname.lastname@example.org
New Bern Women's Expo
September 21, 2013
9:00am - 4:00pmLocation:New Bern Riverfront Convention Center
203 South Front Street
New Bern, NC 28560Description:Enjoy a great day out with friends and family while making a difference. The New Bern Women’s Expo offers a variety of activities, shopping and even educational sessions aimed at living a better and healthier life. Plus, half the net proceeds of the event go directly to the American Cancer Society.
FREE tote bag while supplies lastAdmission:Admission is $3
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DAY TRIPS FROM NEW BERN KOA CAMPGROUND
DAY TRIPSAs if a day in New Bern doesn’t have enough to offer, there are plenty of other opportunities you’ll love to explore in locations that are a short drive away. Head down to the coastal region of North Carolina, where you’ll find even more museums, state parks, cruises, and nature centers. It’s easy to fall in love with the history and beauty the entire region has to offer.
Fort Macon State ParkAmong the finest examples of coastal forts constructed along the eastern seaboard after the War of 1812. P.O. Box 127, Atlantic Beach, NC, (252) 726-3775.
Travel Time: 1 hourAurora Fossil MuseumFeatures four rooms of interesting marine fossils and a gift shop specializing in fossilized shark teeth. 400 Main Street, Aurora, NC, (252) 322-4238.
Travel Time: 45 minutesNorth Carolina Maritime MuseumA visit will enhance your appreciation of the natural beauty, precious resources, and rich cultural heritage of coastal North Carolina. 315 Front Street, Beaufort, NC, (252) 728-7317.
Travel Time: 1 hourCruise the Crystal CoastChoose among 17 regularly scheduled scenic tours, party cruises, lunch or dinner cruises – or arrange to charter one of three vessels (up to 246 passengers). Mystery Tours, Beaufort and Morehead City waterfronts. (252) 728-7827.
Travel Time: 1 hourCaswell No. 1 Fire Station MuseumExamine fire-fighting equipment from the 1800’s to modern times. A 1922 American LaFrance Pumper is the museum’s centerpiece. 118 South Queen Street, Kinston, NC, (252) 527-1566.
Travel Time: 45 minutesC.S.S. Neuse State Historic Site and Governor Richard Caswell MemorialThe civil war ironclad ramming vessel and the memorial are alongside the Neuse River, and exhibits tell stories that span two American Wars. Hwy 70 Business, Kinston, NC, (252) 522-2091.
Travel Time: 45 minutesScience & Nature CenterFeatures North American Wildlife Exhibit, Shells are Everywhere Exhibit and Waterfowl of the Atlantic Flyway along with displays of Eastern NC snakes and turtles and a 10,000 gallon aquarium with live fish, a touch tank and interactive displays. 1000 Mumford Road, Greenville, NC, (252) 329-4561.
Travel time: 1 hour, 10 minutesNorth Carolina AquariumPromotes appreciation of North Carolina’s aquatic resources. Daily programs may include marine life, videos, audience, participation games, and feeding programs. 1 Roosevelt Drive, Pine Knoll Shores, NC, (252) 247-4003.
Travel time: 1 hourNorth Carolina EstuariumFeatures unique environmental artworks, living aquariums, audio-visual, historic artifacts and boats. Celebrates special ecosystems and what they mean to life in the “soundlands.” 223 East Water Street, Washington, NC, (252) 948-0000.
Travel time: 45 minutes
Meet Your Hosts
"Looking for history,fishing or just a fun relaxing time? Then we are the campground for you, Call and book your site today!"Pat has been an avid camper all of her life and is dedicated to helping people enjoy the KOA experience. The New Bern campground is the third KOA she along with husband Larry have managed. Larry has since retired and will enjoy the area fishing and open roads to ride his motorcycle.