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Jockey's Ridge State Park
Status of park facilities as of June 23   

The main park entrance and dune are open from 8:00am to 9:00pm. The Soundside access and swim beach are open from 8:00am to 7:00pm.

Trails and restrooms at both park accesses are open, but the visitor center remains closed at this time.

We are offering limited programming, please call the Park for more details.

When visiting, please follow the North Carolina State Parks Guidelines listed above. 

 Last updated on: Tuesday, June 23, 2020


Map of North Carolina – Jockey's Ridge State Park


Contact the park
 

252-441-7132

jockeys.ridge@ncparks.gov
 

Addresses
 

Visitor center

300 W. Carolista Drive
Nags Head, NC 27959

GPS: 35.9642, -75.6330

 

Soundside access

330 W. Soundside Road
Nags Head, NC 27959

GPS: 35.9525, -75.6320
 

Hours
 

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  • November to February:
    8:00am to 6:00pm
     
  • March to April:
    8:00am to 8:00pm
     
  • May to September:
    8:00am to 9:00pm
     
  • October:
    8:00am to 8:00pm
     
  • Closed Christmas Day
     

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  • November to February:
    8:00am to 5:00pm
     
  • March to October:
    8:00am to 7:00pm
     
  • Closed Christmas Day
     

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  • November to February:
    9:00am to 5:00pm
     
  • March to October:
    9:00am to 6:00pm
     
  • Closed Christmas Day
     

 

 

 

Area information

Jockey's Ridge State Park is located in Dare County on the Outer Banks. The entrance to the park, Carolista Drive, is in the town of Nags Head at milepost 12 on the Highway 158 Bypass (South Croatan Highway). From I-95, exit onto US 64 east, which merges with US 264 east before Roanoke Island. Continue on US 64/US 264 to Bodie Island and turn north on US 158. The entrance to the park will be on the left after the town of Nags Head.

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Natural and Cultural Resources LogoNearby Attractions
Jennette's Pier
N.C. Aquarium-Roanoke Island
Roanoke Island Festival Park
Outer Banks History Center
The Lost Colony

Park Maps and Brochures:

Upcoming Events:

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 5:30pm
Sunday, July 12, 2020 - 5:30pm
Monday, July 13, 2020 - 5:30pm