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“Breathtaking” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Jockey's Ridge State Park

Jockey's Ridge State Park
PO Box 592, Milepost 12 on US 158 bypass in Nags Head, Nags Head, NC 27959
252-441-7132
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Ranked #1 of 12 attractions in Nags Head
Type: State Parks, Geologic Formations, Parks
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Owner description: Two of the highest sand dunes on the East Coast are located here, providing excellent take-off points for hang gliders.
Topeka, Kansas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“Breathtaking”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

One evening on our vacation we weren't quite sure what to do with ourselves, so we asked our front desk clerk if there was a good spot to see the sunset. She recommended Jockey Ridge. We were in sort of a race against time to get there in time, but we finally did and then debated how far in we should travel. We finally decided to keep going and went over the dunes. I am so glad we did. The view was absolutely breathtaking and this was one of the most beautiful sunsets I had ever witnessed. If you visit the area, be sure to check it out! Get there early so you don't have to rush!

Visited August 2013
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Ohio
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38 reviews 38 reviews
10 attraction reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Amazing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

I've never seen anything like this. The sand dunes were beautiful. Felt like walking on mars. The kids loved it. A must go if you've never been before.

Visited January 2014
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Perfect Sunset”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

This is the best place to walk around and enjoy a panoramic view of the sunset! I will be visiting here again soon.

Visited January 2014
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Brooksville, Kentucky
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Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“AMAZING”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

This place is really amazing. The views are astounding and the dunes are interesting! The kites were there in July 2013 during our visit and they were fascinating!

Visited July 2013
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Minnesota
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“Fun in the dunes”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

We had nice weather (in December!) and enjoyed our time hiking around. It wasn't croweded at all, being off-season. And it's free!

Visited December 2013
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