Jockey's Ridge State Park


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Jockey's Ridge State Park


Location:Off US 158 Bypass in Nags Head.
Facilities:Picnic area, picnic shelters, trails, dune vehicle rental, visitor center, exhibit hall.
Activities:Swimming, hiking, hang gliding, kite flying, nature programs.
Special Features:Park includes the tallest natural sand dune system in the eastern U.S., a favorite spot for hang gliding. Shifting sand prevents construction of a traditional trail, but there is a 1.5-mile route marked with 14 stations.
Address:PO Box 592
Nags Head, NC 27959

Phone:252-441-7132
Fax:252-441-8416
Web: ils.unc.edu/parkproject/visit/jori/home.html
Size: 426 acres.

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