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Tracks in the Sand Trail

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Friday, January 31, 2020 - 2:00pm
Monday, February 3, 2020 - 2:00pm
Friday, February 7, 2020 - 2:00pm

Tracks in the Sand Trail

Tracks in the Sand is a self-guided trail with educational brochures available at the trailhead display. The route is marked with directional arrows and leads to the Roanoke Sound. There are views along the way of the tallest dunes in the park to the south. 


Trail Location: 
Southwest Corner of Main Parking Lot
Trail Point of Interest: 
Roanoke Sound and Views of Dunes
Trail Length: 
1.20 miles
Trail Type: 
Trail Difficulty: 
moderate hike
Trail Use: 
Trail Surface: 

300 W. Carolista Drive
Nags Head, NC 27959



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GPS: 35.9642, -75.633


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