Jockey's Ridge State Park
Jockey's Ridge State Park
Carolista Dr. // ,
Nags Head, NC 27959
Other Adventures at Jockey's Ridge State Park
Have some of the most fun while making the best memories on the Outer Banks with Dune Hang Gliding! Kitty Hawk Kites is now offering a new $99 special for 1:00pm daily bookings on the Dunes. Learn to fly with our certified instructors where the Wright Brothers had their first flight is an experience in…
Experience one beginner dune lesson at our Jockey’s Ridge location and one tandem aero-tow hang gliding lesson to 2000 feet at one of our parks.
Continue your progression to your first Pilot Rating (USHPA – Hang 1) with the Advanced Beginner Dune Lesson. After you’ve completed the Beginner Dune Lesson, this is the lesson for you. This Hang Gliding Lesson focuses on developing and refining the skills necessary to meet the requirements for the Hang 1 rating. 7 flights are…
Dune Hang Gliding lessons are conducted at our training facility in Jockey’s Ridge State Park located at Mile Post 12 in Nags Head, NC. The dunes of Jockey’s Ridge provide the perfect platform for learning to hang glide. They have plenty of height for beginners, and are soft for landing. Through special arrangement with the…
$99 - $109
The Hang 1 is the USHPA Beginner Pilot Rating that opens the door to the world of free flight. From your Hang 1 you can progress to your Hang 2 (or Novice) Rating, which will allow you to fly solo from many different locations across the United States. At Kitty Hawk Kites, we offer the Hang…
Other Events at Jockey's Ridge State Park
Apr 15, 2017 - Apr 15, 2017
Kitty Hawk Kites will be starting off the 2017 season with the annual “Fly into Spring & Easter Eggstravaganza!” Come join the Kitty Hawk Kites crew April 14-15 at Jockey’s Ridge Crossing to celebrate the start of a new season on the Outer Banks.
May 19, 2017 - May 22, 2017
Kitty Hawk Kites is proud to announce the 2017 Hang Gliding Spectacular and Air Show! Join professional hang gliders, fans, and families at Jockey’s Ridge State Park for this Outer Banks tradition. This event is the longest running hang gliding competition in the world!
Jun 10, 2017 - Jun 11, 2017
Francis Rogallo was a NASA scientist and inventor of the flexible wing. His inventions started the sport of hang gliding and his designs have carried over into the stunt kites, power kites, and hang gliders that are flown today. We invite you to join us and fly a kite at the 34th Annual Rogallo Kite Festival to celebrate Rogallo and his many accomplishments.