Jockey's Ridge State Park North Carolina


Jockey's Ridge State Park contains the tallest active sand dune system in the Eastern United States. It is open  year round and has numerous free activities for visitors. Hang gliding and kite flying are two of the favorite past times among visitors to the dunes. It is encouraged for people to bring water with them as there is no fresh water on the dunes and sand temperatures can reach as high as 140 degrees.