2. Nags Head Woods Ecological Preserve:
A Natural National Landmark, the Nags Head Woods Ecological Preserve boasts 7 different trails to explore, each offering its own unique experience. One of the trails even runs through Jockey’s Ridge State Park, home of the largest living sand dunes in the country! Beginners can choose a small .5 mile loop or experienced runners will enjoy a longer 3-mile trek. Parking available at 701 West Ocean Acres Drive, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948. View a brochure with more info and trail maps.