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Jockeys Ridge State Park

The Compass Rose

Jockeys Ridge State Park
Date of Event: 
Tue, 02/13/2018 - 5:15pm

Find your way on the weekend of Grandparents Day. We'll have a short orienteering course set-up and have available all the information you need for navigating in our parks. 

Dune Hike

Jockeys Ridge State Park
Date of Event: 
Thu, 05/03/2018 - 9:00am

A guided hike to the ridge while talking all things Jockey's Ridge.  The hike will be approximately one mile in distance.  Come prepared to be outdoors in areas with full sun.

Soundside Nature Hike

Jockeys Ridge State Park
Date of Event: 
Tue, 03/27/2018 - 8:00am

Join park staff for a leisurely walk along Soundside Nature Trail to explore the coastal habitats of North Carolina.  Meet at the sound access parking area on West Soundside Road. Bring water and  snacks. Sections of the trail are open areas, bring hat and sunscreen. The hike is approximately one mile.

MST Hike

Jockeys Ridge State Park
Date of Event: 
Tue, 02/20/2018 - 9:00am

Join us for a hike of the Mountains-to-Sea section within the park and learn more about the trail that spans 1,175 miles between the coast and the Great Smoky Mountains.

MST Hike

Jockeys Ridge State Park
Date of Event: 
Mon, 02/12/2018 - 9:00am

Join us for a hike of the Mountains-to-Sea section within the park and learn more about the trail that spans 1,175 miles between the coast and the Great Smoky Mountains.

iNaturalist Bioblitz

Jockeys Ridge State Park
Date of Event: 
Thu, 04/05/2018 - 8:00am

Join us to use an app to document the flora and fauna living within the park. With this technology, participants can help identify based on uploaded photographs. The event will occur throughout the day (8am - 8pm). To learn more about the app and the park, join us at 10am for a presentation and short hike.

Spring on Soundside - Hike

Jockeys Ridge State Park
Date of Event: 
Tue, 03/20/2018 - 10:00am

Join us for the one mile hike on the first day of spring. We'll hike the loop of Soundside Nature Trail that traces through the shrub thicket and along Roanoke Sound. Along the way, we'll look for signs of spring and listen for returning ospreys.

Kayak the Roanoke Sound

Jockeys Ridge State Park
Date of Event: 
Wed, 04/18/2018 - 10:00am
Wed, 04/25/2018 - 10:00am
Wed, 05/02/2018 - 10:00am
Wed, 05/09/2018 - 10:00am
Wed, 05/16/2018 - 10:00am
Wed, 05/23/2018 - 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