Few People Know The Fascinating Truth Behind North Carolina’s Half-Buried Castle

The number one thing to do in Nags Head is visit Jockey’s Ridge State Park. The 426-acre park contains a living sand dune, a constantly changing natural landscape that includes the tallest and largest active sand dune in the eastern United States.

Have you visited this quirky castle lately? And did you know the story behind it? What else is buried beneath this giant sand dune? We’d love to know!

Jockey’s Ridge State Park is located at 300 W. Carolista Dr., Nags Head, NC 27959. It’s open 364 days a year (Closed on Christmas Day) and admission is always free. It opens daily year-round at 8:00 a.m and closing times vary by season. Find a list of those at this link. Learn more from the official website for North Carolina State Parks.

See more of this unique state park in this previous article.