Jockey's Ridge State Park
Jockey's Ridge State Park
Carolista Dr. // ,
Nags Head, NC 27959
Other Adventures at Jockey's Ridge State Park
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
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…
Now kids as young as 4 years old can take flight in a hang glider under the supervision of one of our certified hang gliding instructors on the safe sand dunes of Jockey’s Ridge State park.
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…
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.
Other Events at Jockey's Ridge State Park
Mar 30, 2018 - Mar 31, 2018
Kitty Hawk Kites will be starting off the 2018 season with the annual “Fly into Spring & Easter Eggstravaganza!” Come join the Kitty Hawk Kites crew March 30th- March 31st at Jockey’s Ridge Crossing to celebrate the start of a new season on the Outer Banks.
May 17, 2018 - May 20, 2018
Kitty Hawk Kites is proud to announce the 2018 Hang Gliding Spectacular! 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 16, 2018 - Jun 17, 2018
Kitty Hawk Kites invites you to join us and fly a kite at the 34th Annual Rogallo Kite Festival to celebrate Rogallo and his many accomplishments. Enjoy the sights of 30-100 foot kites as they fly over Jockey’s Ridge State Park while learning to fly a kite!
Nov 23, 2018 - Nov 24, 2018
Come spread the holiday cheer with Kitty Hawk Kites and the Jockey’s Ridge Crossing crew. Free visit and pictures with Santa, cocoa and cookies, and a light show with kites on Jockey’s Ridge are just a few of the fun and festive things going on… not to mention all the amazing holiday sales!