Directions to Jockey’s Ridge Crossing

Jockey’s Ridge Crossing Shopping Center is located directly across the street from Jockey’s Ridge sand dune and state park and is accessible to the state park via a stop light pedestrian cross walk. Jockey’s Ridge Crossing is literally at the center of the Outer Banks, at milepost 12.5 between the Beach Road (Virginia Dare Trail) and the Bypass 158, or at 3933 S. Croatan Highway, Nags Head, NC.

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From the West

Via I-95 into North Carolina. Take US-64 east toward Rocky Mount. Follow US-64 east to Nags Head. Cross over the Virginia Dare Memorial Bridge, then the Washington Baum Bridge and the Nags Head-Manteo Causeway. At Whalebone intersection take 158 West at the stoplight. Continue north on Highway 158 for approximately 4 miles to Jockey’s Ridge Crossing on your right and the East Coast’s largest sand dune, Jockey’s Ridge on your left.

From the North

Follow I-95 South to Richmond, VA. Take I-64 east toward Norfolk/Va Beach. Take exit 291B to Route 168. Once in NC, 168 turns into US-158 East. Enter The Outer Banks by crossing over the Wright Memorial Bridge. Follow approximately 12.5 miles through the towns of Kitty Hawk, Kill Devil Hills and Nags Head. You’ll see a large sand dune on your right and Jockey’s Ridge Crossing Shopping Center is on your left.