Camping and Lodging in New Bern, NC

Located on the Neuse River just minutes from downtown New Bern, NC the award-winning New Bern KOA campground offers great camping and lodging for families and RV’ers alike. Enjoy FREE wireless Internet, putt-putt golf, a fishing pier and boat ramp, kayak & paddleboat rentals and much more! In addition to the incredible on-site amenities, a variety of sights and sounds can be found all over the city of New Bern during your stay at our campground. Spend an afternoon touring the elegant Tryon Palace and Gardens. Visit the birthplace of Pepsi or pick up some fresh local produce at the New Bern Farmer’s Market. Explore the Airplane Aviation Museum during your stay, catch a performance at the local theater, or sit back and relax in one of our luxurious lodging facilities.


Discover luxurious lodging, patio RV sites, riverside tent camping, and much more at New Bern KOA!

Nestled just a short walk from the banks of the Neuse River, this quiet campground is the perfect setting for a peaceful retreat. Enjoy a day of fishing or watch a beautiful sunset from the 100-foot pier. The boat slips, ramp, kayaks and paddleboats welcome campers who yearn to get out on the water. A catch-and-release fish pond and a group-outings pavilion round out this haven for extended relaxation. Browse the many antique shops and boutiques in New Bern, North Carolina and step into the past when you visit Tryon Palace Historic Sites & Gardens, historically regarded as the most beautiful public building in colonial America.

New Bern KOA campground camping and lodging amenities

  • Deluxe Patio Sites Available
  • Planned Activities on Holidays and Special Event Weekends
  • Pets allowed in Cabins and Deluxe Cabins with charge of $5.00 per day per pet.
  • $5.00 Guarantee Site Fee
  • Kayak and Paddleboat Rentals (available with charge)

New Bern Activities & Attractions

Tryon Palace Historic Sites & Gardens
(252) 514-4900
Known in colonial times as one of the most beautiful public buildings in America, the elegant Georgian-style mansion served as both home of Royal Governor William Tryon and the capital of the Colony of North Carolina. Restored to its 18th-century glory, Tryon Palace is furnished with an outstanding collection of antiques and art. The grounds are devoted to extensive gardens ranging from English formal gardens to a kitchen garden to wilderness garden areas. The complex includes four contrasting homes of exceptional beauty. Interpreters in period costumes conduct tours all year. An audiovisual orientation program and crafts demonstration, including cooking in the Tryon Palace kitchen, basket weaving and blacksmithing, are offered daily.

Birthplace of Pepsi
(252) 636-5895
On this spot in his pharmacy, Caleb Bradham invented “Brad’s Drink,” which later he patented as Pepsi Cola. Today you can relax and enjoy a Pepsi Cola at the recreated soda fountain and purchase a souvenir.

Croatan National Forest
(252) 638-5628
One of four National Forests in North Carolina and the only true coastal forest in the East, Croatan National Forest offers outdoor recreation opportunities include camping, picnicking, hiking, hunting, and fishing.

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Pat’s Weekly Special

January 1, 2015 – December 31, 2015

New Bern is such a historical town, along with the surrounding areas, that it could take you a full week to see all the sights. Stay with us 6 nights and receive 1 night free! Reserve Online or call (800) 562-3341 and reference Hot Deal Code: C1. Terms & Conditions

Not valid with group bookings. Subject to availability. Major credit card required. Management reserves the right to alter or cancel this promotion at any time.

Boy & Girl Scout Troops 15% Discount

January 1, 2015 – December 31, 2015

We welcome all our little campers who are striving to learn about being a leader in their communities and maintaining a true and sincere way of life. Troop leader must call to make reservation for troop. No online reservations. Call (800) 562-3341 and reference Hot Deal Code: C8. Terms & Conditions

Subject to availability. Offer not valid in conjunction with other discounts or offers, including KOA Value Kard Rewards. Management reserves the right to alter or cancel this promotion at any time.

Military/Fireman/Policman 15% Discount

January 1, 2015 – December 31, 2015

Show us your active or retired military status card, Fireman ID or Police ID and we’ll extend to you a 15% discount… any site, any time. Thank you for your service to our country and our communities. Reserve online or call (800) 562-3341 and reference Hot Deal Code: C6. Terms & Conditions

Not valid with KOA Value Kard 10% discount. You will receive your kamping points with kard number. Subject to availability. Offer not valid on discounted weekly, monthly or seasonal registrations. Management reserves the right to alter or cancel this promotion at any time.

Monthly Sites

Whether you are looking for a peaceful retreat, looking for property to move from the cold North, or working in the area, New Bern KOA has the perfect setting for your monthly stay.

Site Price Rates are based on 1 or 2 people with a maximum of 4 adults per monthly site.  Extra adult charges are $25.00/person, children 12 and under are free. Metered sites are $475.00/month plus your electric. Included are water, sewer, cable & wi-fi.

From November 1st until April 1st we do open up our campground (based on availability) to non-metered sites.  This does include our patio sites which range from $600.00 to $650.00/month, all inclusive.  During this time period we also will rent our cabins for $850.00 and our Deluxe Cabins for $1000.00/month. Anyone owning an RV ten years or older is required to send a picture of all 4 sides to for approval before a reservation can be made. Pets are allowed but must be on leash at all times when outside the camping unit. There is an extra charge for pets in the cabin units of $25.00/month per pet.

Call us at 252-638-2556 to make your reservation or for further information.

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