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Camping Info & Reservations

Campers must read the regulations and policies in Camping Downloads listed in the right sidebar of this page and on our Downloads page.

Everyone using our Camping Platforms is required to carry a portable toilet with detachable waste bags on their camping/paddling trip. Read the policy.

Reservations and permits can be made online any time. We hope you enjoy these facilities and spread the word about your experience on the Tar River.


Cypress Hideaway Platform (Washington Vicinity)

Washington Vicinity

The Cypress Hideaway Platform, site donated by Mr. Lee Dawson of Washington, is the most downstream platform in Pitt County. Located just a few miles upstream from the confluences of Tranter's Creek and Bear Creek with the Tar River, the Cypress Hideaway offers lovers of the "lowlands" some of the best wetland floodplain scenery that the lower Tar River has to offer. Nestled under towering Cypress trees, your natural experience will be fulfilled at this remote platform. The closest upstream put-in is at the Davenport Farm near Pactolus (pay ramp) and the closest downstream take-out is either the Wildlife Ramp at Mason's Landing on Tranter's Creek or downtown Washington. The platform is 16' x 32' and half of it is enclosed with a roof and screened-in area for those buggy or rainy nights. All sites are only accessible by water.

GPS: 35°, 33'51.00"N
         77°, 07'19.60"W

legendTo select nights for booking this site, scroll down to the calendar below and click the white block for the day(s) you want. To deselect a day, click a block again. When you've chosen the night(s) you want to reserve this site, click the "Book It" button at the bottom of the page. Checkout time is 1:00PM the next day.

To make a reservation, please login or register first


+ $10 (If booking multiple sites, no need to select for each site. Toilet rental covers entire trip.)



December 2017

Week Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
48 01 Dec 02 Dec
48 03 Dec 04 Dec 05 Dec 06 Dec 07 Dec 08 Dec 09 Dec
49 10 Dec 11 Dec 12 Dec 13 Dec 14 Dec 15 Dec 16 Dec
50 17 Dec 18 Dec $20 19 Dec $20 20 Dec $20 21 Dec $20 22 Dec $20 23 Dec $20
51 24 Dec $20 25 Dec $20 26 Dec $20 27 Dec $20 28 Dec $20 29 Dec $20 30 Dec $20
52 31 Dec $20

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