Join us to learn about the impact of coyotes in Dare County.
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.
Jockey's Ridge State Park is a habitat for coastal plants adapted to endure through salt and sand. Join a park ranger to observe and record observations to document our findings as citizen scientists. Meet at the park's sound access located on Soundside Road.
Park staff will have replica items and taxidermy specimens on display that give insight to the animals that are native to Jockey's Ridge State Park. Stop in to view and hear the life histories. Staff will be available for one hour.
All the information needed to get started with fishing the Outer Banks. The presentation will cover different equipment and lures, knots, reading the surf, safety, and creel limits.
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.