Jockey's Ridge State Park
Nags Head, North Carolina Photos by Ray Matthews
Park Info
Friends of Jockey's Ridge  
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Boardwalk Sponsors

These businesses have pledged their financial support to the Friends of Jockey's Ridge and are part of our new membership category, "Business Stewards" Please show your support and click on their logos to visit their website. Because of their support, along with other individual members, Jockeys Ridge State Park is able to offer programs for free.

Coastal Events Coordinators in the lens Joe Lamb Jr. and Associates Kitty Hawk Kites
Stack Tortugas Lie Village Realty  


Coastal Events Coordinators
Coastal Events, is owned and operated by native Outer Banker Karen (Nunemaker) Kelly, granddaughter of Carlton P Nunemaker Jr. and lifetime member to the Friends of Jockey’s Ridge. Specializing in destination wedding planning, Karen has helped several couples live out their dream of an Outer Banks beach wedding. Coastal Events helps to coordinate groups of 2 to 200, from start to finish or just offering a helping hand the day of. Please visit our website and request more information.

Helpful Planning for Any Occasion • (252) 441-7433

in the lensJockey's Ridge ranks high on the list of Outer Banks photo locations and a favorite of ours. Sand, sky, family, friends, kites and hang gliders all come together here for memorable photo opportunities. You'll find images of Jockey's Ridge State Park and other classic Outer Banks scenes in the gallery at which displays the photographs, cards and calendars of local photographer Bill Birkemeier.

Need a beautiful print to remember your visit by, check us out at

Joe Lamb Jr. and Associates
Jockey’s Ridge is a very special place, unique and ever-changing, but somehow reassuringly constant in its presence. Joe Lamb Jr. & Associates is proud to be a part of the preservation and maintenance of this local treasure. Our family owned and operated, realty company is committed to offering our guests, homeowners and potential neighbors genuine and courteous service. Visit us on our vacation rental website at or our sales and real estate listings site We look forward to hearing from you.

252-261-4444 • 800-552-6257

Kitty Hawk Kites

Kitty Hawk Kites has over thirteen locations across the Outer Banks of North Carolina and was founded in 1974 by John Harris, a pioneer in hang gliding, to provide instruction, products, and service to the growing new sport. Kitty Hawk Kites owns largest hang gliding school in the world and teaches more people to fly than anyone else in the U.S. Voted as one of the “Best Outfitters on Earth” by National Geographic Adventure Magazine, Kitty Hawk Kites also offers kite boarding instruction, kayak eco tours, parasailing & many other adventures. It is the leading kite retailer in the Eastern US and offers the largest selection of kites on the East Coast. The website, is one of the Internet’s leading online kite retailers.


There's nothing better than getting your day started with a hot Stack 'Em High? breakfast with delicious blueberry & banana nut waffles, crispy bacon and pancakes stacked high the way you like them! Be sure to try our famous red flannel hash and clam hash with sunny side up eggs! Our kitchen starts fresh every morning! Prepared from scratch, we take pride in serving our customers to their satisfaction. Come sit at the round table to enjoy friends and family every morning before golf, church or a day at the beach for a good old fashioned Stack 'Em High? breakfast done the Outer Banks way. • Kill Devil Hills: 252-441-7064 • Kitty Hawk: 252-261-8221

Tortugas Lie
Nestled among the dunes of the Outer Banks town of Nags Head, you'll find a delicious slice of the Caribbean known as Tortugas' Lie. Founded in 1989, Tortugas' is home to some of the beach's finest fare, from mouthwatering appetizers to dinners and desserts so delicious you can't help but come back again and again. But a great menu is only the beginning of what makes Tortugas' Lie so special. Why not c'mon in and see exactly why this quaint little restaurant of ours is not only a locals' favorite, but the destination for hungry vacationers year after year.

Village Realty
Village Realty offers more than 600 vacation rentals from condos to 12-bedroom homes, from oceanfront to soundfront, from Nags Head to Corolla. Customer service is our number one priority, and we will go the extra mile to make your Outer Banks vacation special. We also have a team of sales professionals who can make your dream of owning Outer Banks real estate come true. • Corolla: 877.546.5362 • Nags Head: 800.548.9688

The Friends of Jockey’s Ridge State Park
Ray Matthews Photos © Ray Matthews