National Natural Landmarks
Nags Head Woods and Jockey's Ridge
Nags Head Woods and Jockey's Ridge illustrates the entire series of dune development and plant succession, from shifting open dunes to forested stabilized dunes.
Location: Dare County, NC
Year designated: 1974
Ownership: State, County, Municipal, Private
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