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Cedar Island Ranch

· Cedar Island, Carteret, North Carolina
10 acres hosted by Cedar Island R.
12 lodging sites · 61 RV sites · 10 tent sites
Full RV hookups
Electrical, water, and sewage hookups are available at select sites.
Creature comforts
Enjoy the comforts of home at some sites—including flush toilets, showers, and a kitchen.
Big rig-friendly
Spacious, level camping well-suited for travel trailers over 40 ft long.
If you only camp once in your life, make it Cedar Island Ranch. Here, you can ride a horse along miles of undeveloped beach that hasn’t changed since long before the Spanish explorers set eyes on it. Rent kayaks, paddle boards or canoes, go fishing or have a romantic weekend on the beach. We’re open year-round for your vision of a family vacation paradise or a perfect honeymoon. We’re open year-round. Bring your home or stay in the comfort of our 2-bedroom Suites or beautifully renovated Motel Rooms. Most RV sites have ocean or bay views – 17 are directly on the bay water. Twelve pull-through sites directly face Cedar Island beach with fantastic views. Our RV park has 61 spaces with water plus 30- and 50-amp electric service. When the guests ask, we provide. So, we’ve got everything you need for an unequaled coastal experience right here. The Cedar Island Ferry terminal to Ocracoke Island and on to Cape Hatteras is right at our doorstep. You’ll have free Wi-Fi, clean bathroom facilities, and an enthusiastic, knowledgeable staff to help. Bring your boat. We have a private ramp and a state ramp into deep water and Atlantic access.
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32 ratings · 23 reviews
Dale E.
June 8, 2024
Central Back-In W/E 50ft
Nice place. No picnic table other sites had two!! Poor dog on lease policy as our site was overrun several times by other people’s dogs. People beside us has a throw down party every night. Good for them but I was looking a quiet weekend.
Kim E.doesn't recommend
June 7, 2024
Central Back-In W/E 50ft
Do not go! They are not dog friendly at all! Our spot didn’t have a picnic table they let others take it and the people beside us were so loud we could sleep at night and nothing was done
Rachel M.recommends
June 1, 2024
Waterview Pull-thru FHU 65ft
Highly recommend CIR!
Cedar Island Ranch was fantastic! Our stay was great, the location was absolutely gorgeous, our site was level, and the entire place was easily navigable with both truck and trailer. We were there for Memorial Day weekend, so the convenience store wasn't open for a bulk of our stay. CIR is a bit out of the way so make sure you stock up on essentials in Beaufort before heading up if you haven't done otherwise. We were in one of the pull through sites overlooking the beach. It was very windy our last full day so watching people try to get their tents up was quite the sight. If Ocracoke is your jam, the ferry terminal is a stone's throw from here. IMO it wasn't worth the ferry rides but if you're into it then you're good. We ventured to Harker's Island one night and highly recommend Seaside Galley for some of the best seafood we've ever had. The dog park was very spacious and it looks as if most everyone who had used it prior to us cleaned up after their dogs. Overall we highly recommend CIR to anyone looking for a gorgeous place to camp.
Shaina H.
May 28, 2024
Central Back-In FHU 50ft
Great Location-Locals Only Vibe
The campground was small, but nice. There wasn't much going on at the actual campground during our Memorial Day weekend stay and they didn't have much to offer. I do believe we got a spot amongst lots of 'full timers' that were very unfriendly and walked through our campsite during our entire stay. This campground just felt like more of a locals get away rather than a welcoming campground for visitors. We booked horse back riding at the park prior to arriving & enjoyed that. As far as the beach, I would never return. Although it says the beach was private to guests only, there was obnoxious amounts of traffic each day piling into the beach. The beach area was covered in wild cattle and/or wild horse poo & smelled terrible. The jellyfish were terrible & both of our kids were stung. Our favorite part of the trip was catching the ferry (right across the street from our campsite) & taking it over to Okracoke Island for the day. We rented a golf cart & roamed the town & caught the last ferry back. The staff was friendly.
Ron F.recommends
May 28, 2024
Dock-Side Back-In W/E 50ft
Convenient to ferry, nice, clean accommodations, very friendly staff! Horse ride was awesome! Jeremy was our guide and really made our experience the best! There was no restaurant or grill on the property, but it appears they are working on one now
Rich L.recommends
May 27, 2024
Tent - Waterview
Just a beautiful campground and our 5 year old grandson loved the shallow water at the beach! Highly recommend this place and hope to return
Cedar Island, Carteret, North Carolina, United StatesTraditional, ancestral territory of Lumbee and Neusiok First Nations according to To respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
Hosted by Cedar Island R.Joined in December 2023
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