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.
Fun hikes for kids
Kids in Parks is a nation-wide network of family-friendly outdoor adventures called TRACK Trails. Each TRACK Trail features self-guided brochures and signs that turn your visit into a fun and exciting outdoors experience. Best of all, you can earn PRIZES for tracking your adventures!
Find a TRACK Trail in North Carolina State Parks below, or search all of North Carolina on the Kids in Parks website.
The trail gives alternate hiking opportunities for both the Pinnacle and Fern trails.
This trail begins at the west end of the visitor center parking lot, located at 1005 Visitor Center Drive, at the wooden handrail. The trail immediately crosses Hanging Rock Park Road.