A mix of the local legends with introductory lessons in navigation. The program prepares all for a basic orienteering course through a section of the park. Call ahead to register.
Events and Programs
Jockey's Ridge State Park offers a variety of learning opportunities for all ages. Typically led by park rangers, these interpretive programs allow the public to gain perspective into what makes North Carolina state parks naturally wonderful.
Most of the events are free, though some require pre-registration. All give park visitors deeper insight into the natural world. Call the park office for more information.
Come learn about fish on the Outer Banks and complete a hands-on activity involving paint, fish replicas, and paper. Please call the park to register, program will be open to a limited number.
Enjoy the grandeur of the evening sky from atop the largest active dune on the Atlantic Coast. The program covers dune formation and evolution as well as local legends. Meet at the dunes, at the park utility vehicle.
Join Jockey's Ridge staff to celebrate the NC Parks "Year of the Fish" by learning how to tie some of the most popular fishing knots. Visitors will practice with hands on activities to learn some of the strongest and most common knots for fishing in the Outer Banks. Sign-up is not required. Classes last about 1 hr.
Join us to learn about the impact of coyotes in Dare County.