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Dune Hike

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 7:00pm
  • Closed Christmas Day


  • October to March:
    8:00am to 5:00pm
  • April to September:
    8:00am to 7:00pm
  • Closed Christmas Day


  • The park visitor center is currently under construction for renovations and is CLOSED until next spring.
  • October to March:
    9:00am to 5:00pm
  • April to September:
    9:00am to 6:00pm
  • Closed Christmas Day




Dune Hike

Ascend the ridge with a ranger!  Learn more about dune life and just how unique the park really is.  Take in the view, it'll be a lasting memory.

Date of Event: 
Sunday, December 5, 2021 - 3:00pm to 3:45pm

Start Location: 
Pavilion (beside main dune access/Visitor Center parking lot)

Hike Length and Difficulty: 
0.75 mile hike, easy to moderate

Park Maps and Brochures:

Upcoming Events:

Saturday, November 27, 2021 - 4:00pm
Sunday, November 28, 2021 - 2:00pm
Monday, November 29, 2021 - 10:00am