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Year of Fire

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




Year of Fire

Jockey's Ridge State Park is "burning to conserve!"  Stop by the pavilion and join a ranger to learn about the benefits of prescribed burning.  Check out a video slide show on laptop, documenting  our most recent burn.  It'll ignite a passion for the natural world.  

Date of Event: 
Monday, August 3, 2020 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

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

Hike Length and Difficulty: 
1 hour table exhibit

Park Maps and Brochures:

Upcoming Events:

Monday, August 3, 2020 - 5:30pm
Tuesday, August 4, 2020 - 5:30pm
Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - 8:30am