Visit Kitty Hawk Park & Kitty Hawk Reserve

Thing To Do Visit Kitty Hawk Park & Kitty Hawk Reserve

Kitty Hawk Park and Kitty Hawk Woods Reserve are two hidden gems nestled in the heart of the Outer Banks. Offering a unique escape from the bustling beaches, these natural sanctuaries provide visitors with opportunities for outdoor adventures, relaxation, and exploration.

Kitty Hawk Park features a covered picnic shelter, a playground, a dog park, a walking trail, and restrooms. There is also a 5,000 sq ft Skate Park which is well enjoyed by locals and visitors alike.

The Park serves as the gateway to Kitty Hawk Woods Reserve, a sprawling maritime forest that spans over 1,800 acres. Here, visitors can immerse themselves in the beauty of the coastal landscape, with miles of hiking and biking trails winding through lush woodlands and marshes. As you venture deeper into the reserve, you'll encounter diverse ecosystems teeming with wildlife, including ospreys, herons, and even the elusive red wolf.

One of the highlights of Kitty Hawk Woods Reserve is the access to outdoor activities away from the beach. Visitors can kayak or paddleboard along the tranquil waters of the Kitty Hawk Bay, enjoying panoramic views of the surrounding marshes and estuaries. Fishing enthusiasts will also appreciate the opportunity to cast a line in search of flounder, trout, and other local species.

Whether you're exploring the wooded trails of Kitty Hawk Woods Reserve or enjoying a day at the Park with a picnic and games, these natural treasures offer a welcome retreat for vacationers looking to connect with nature and experience a different of the Outer Banks.