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Jockeys Ridge State Park

Paths of Migration

Jockeys Ridge State Park
Date of Event: 
Fri, 10/12/2018 - 10:00am

A short hike with information on our migrating species that may be found at Jockey's Ridge part of the year. We'll look for signs of those already departed for their winter grounds and those flying through still en route. 

Dune Ranger

Jockeys Ridge State Park
Date of Event: 
Sun, 09/30/2018 - 2:00pm

Introduction to activities required to earn Dune Ranger patch and certificate.  An opportunity for young visitors in grades K-5 to learn about the park and nature to check off the 1st requirement.

Kayak the Roanoke Sound

Jockeys Ridge State Park
Date of Event: 
Tue, 09/11/2018 - 10:00am
Tue, 09/18/2018 - 10:00am
Tue, 09/25/2018 - 10:00am
Tue, 10/02/2018 - 10:00am
Tue, 10/16/2018 - 10:00am

Join a park ranger to learn the basics of kayaking and enjoy learning some park natural and cultural history while paddling in the Roanoke Sound.  We will be using sit-on-top tandem kayaks or you can bring your own.  Pre-registration is required.  Please leave contact phone number in case of cancellation due to bad weather.  Limit of 12 people.  Be prepared to get wet.  Please wear closed toed

First Day Hike

Jockeys Ridge State Park
Date of Event: 
Tue, 01/01/2019 - 11:00am

Be among the first to hike Jockey's Ridge in 2019. We'll hike out from the visitor center, enjoy the view, and then return. The entire route will be easy to moderate, approximately one-mile long. Come prepared to walk sandy areas and be outdoors for an hour.

Fishing 101

Jockeys Ridge State Park
Date of Event: 
Tue, 10/02/2018 - 10:00am

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.

Fishing 101

Jockeys Ridge State Park
Date of Event: 
Tue, 10/23/2018 - 10:00am

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.

Fishing 101

Jockeys Ridge State Park
Date of Event: 
Tue, 09/25/2018 - 10:00am

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.

Soundside Nature Hike

Jockeys Ridge State Park
Date of Event: 
Mon, 10/29/2018 - 9:00am

Join park staff for a leisurely walk along our Soundside Nature Trail  and discuss the interesting habitats of barrier islands.  Meet at the sound access parking area on W. Soundside Rd.

Soundside Nature Hike

Jockeys Ridge State Park
Date of Event: 
Wed, 10/10/2018 - 9:00am

Join park staff for a leisurely walk along our Soundside Nature Trail  and discuss the interesting habitats of barrier islands.  Meet at the sound access parking area on W. Soundside Rd.