I've been coming to the area long enough that I still remember before it was a park and they were selling square foot pieces of the dunes to raise money to save them. The visitor center has lots of interesting displays and the signs around...More
About Jockey's Ridge State Park
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Wanna experience the view of desert? This is a must-go! My husband and I went to the park around 9.30 a.m. (Recommendation: go there early during summer, the sand's temperature is rising so fast). I was amazed by all the views I saw, even those...More
The dunes are an outstanding place to spend the day. Great sand, beautiful views, interesting nature facts. It is a must see for any visit to the outer banks!
We have been going to this state park for years and never miss it. Everything here is special and unique, from climbing the dunes to sunset views to the ever-changing topography and scenery. A very unique environment.
Take off your shoes and enjoy the walk up to Jockey's WE carried our shoes as we walked through a little wateron the way to the top. It was a pleasant walk. Bring a kite if you like. Some families were swimming and picnicing at...More
Jockey's Ridge state park is a staple for us to visit every time we come to the Outer Banks. From the first visit when the kids were toddlers, to our last visit with a bunch of teenagers, they have a fun time playing on the...More
At Jockey's Ridge, you can hike across the sand dunes and get beautiful views. I would recommend going early in the day or in the evening, when the sun is not so hot. You can also go hang-gliding. They give lessons on that. There is...More