Hike Tracks in the Sand Trail at Jockey’s Ridge State Park

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Distance

1.2 miles

Route Type

Out-and-Back

Added by Natalie F

Fun, scenic hike with lots to offer!

This scenic trail is a 1.2 mile out and back hike that offers views of the dunes, the ocean, and Roanoke Sound.  It’s a beautiful hike with 360 degree views.  This is a must-do if you are in the Outer Banks area! Plus it’s one of the rare free state parks!   

  • Informative and cool visitor center 

  • Free entry

  • Moderate level 

  • Bring plenty of water and sunscreen; there is pretty muc no shade

  • Dogs allowed on leash 

  • 300 W Carolista Dr, Nags Head, NC 27959

More info: https://www.ncparks.gov/jockey...

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Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
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Handicap Accessible
Picnic Area
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A true marvel of nature!

The dunes at Jockey's Ridge are such a beautiful and wonderful experience for the whole family. Run down to the dunes, fly a kite, or catch a ride through the air.

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Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on.

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