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All About the Ridge

Jockey's Ridge State Park

Map of North Carolina – Jockey's Ridge State Park

Contact the park



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



  • 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


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


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




All About the Ridge

 A presentation will be held in the park's visitor center on the history of Jockey's Ridge. The talk will include information on coastal sand dunes, natural communities of the coast, and recreational opportunities. 

Date of Event: 
Sunday, November 29, 2020 - 10:00am to 10:45am

Start Location: 
Visitor Center auditorium

Park Maps and Brochures:

Upcoming Events:

Sunday, November 29, 2020 - 10:00am
Sunday, November 29, 2020 - 3:00pm
Monday, November 30, 2020 - 10:00am