Jockey Ridge State Park offers an opportunity to experience the desert environment, with its shifting sands, high winds, extreme temperatures and a lack of water. Visitors to the park can enjoy hiking, airborne activities, sand-boarding, and water sports, as well as free programs such as Crabby Clinic, Birding on the Sound, and Go Fly a Kite.

 
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Beach Review of Jockey's Ridge State Park

Away Travel Expert: Sarah White
BeachExpert Rating 5.0 out of 5 Recommended for:
Windsurfing
BeachExpert Tips & Helpful Hints
  • Windsurfing, kayaking, and swimming are allowed in the nearby Roanoke Sound.

Address:
P.O. Box 592; Carolista Drive
Nags Head, North Carolina 27959
Parking: Park opens at 8am; closing times vary from 6-9pm dep on the season
Price: free


Visitor Information


Telephone Number: (252) 441-7132
Email: jockeys.ridge@ncmail.net
Transportation: Highway 158 to milepost 12
Price Information: free
The details, dates, and prices mentioned here were accurate at the time of publication.

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