Jockey's Ridge State Park

300 W Carolista
Nags Head, NC 27959
(252) 441-7132

Climb the tallest living sand dune system east of the Mississippi River. Jockey's Ridge State Park is made up of three distinct environments- active dune, Roanoke Sound estuary, and scrub thicket. Hike the trails or use the handicapped accessible boardwalk. Picnic shelters, museum, gift shop, free educational programs. Spectacular spot to watch the sunset. 

***Caution! Sand gets very hot in summer months. Avoid the Ridge if there is a threat of thunder and lightning.