Aviation Skatepark

Situated in close proximity to the Wright Brothers National Memorial, Aviation Skatepark is 6,000 sq. ft. in size and features an open flow style mix of transition, banks, extensions, hips, ledges, stairs and rails. There are a ton of skateboarders and BMX enthusiasts that live near the park, so be sure to go during off times (like in the morning). Aviation Skatepark is totally free to enjoy and there are zero regulations in terms of pads or helmet requirements.

100 Veteran’s Drive
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948

Sound Park

Situated just across the Wright Memorial Bridge is Sound Park, a 5,500 square foot skate park that’s free and open to the public to use. This custom-built concrete skatepark features multiple levels with challenging pool banks, rails, a fun box, mini-bowl, clamshell pocket, and various other obstacles you’d expect in a street skatepark.

8955 Caratoke Highway
Harbinger, NC 27941

Maple Skatepark

Designed by Grindline Skateparks, one of the top skatepark design companies in the United States, the Maple Skate Park features clean lines and deep bowls. Genuine pool coping gives riders the edge they’ve been dreaming of. Skateboarders can frontside an 11-foot keyhole or just cruise around on glass smooth cement. The best part of the park is that it’s free to enjoy! Maple Skatepark opens at sunrise and closes at sunset.

208 Airport Road
Maple, NC 27956

Kitty Hawk Skatepark

Owned and operated by Dare County, Kitty Hawk Skatepark features 5,000 square feet of skateboarding bliss. A perfect representation of what you can accomplish with a decent size area and a reasonable budget. A skatepark that wonderfully combines both street and transitional elements, this park is perfect for beginner and advanced riders looking to enjoy the outdoors on a board.

900 W. Kitty Hawk Road
Kitty Hawk, NC 27949

Manteo Skatepark

Located behind College of the Albemarle and just down the street from the historic downtown Manteo waterfront and Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse, Manteo boasts a fun little skatepark. Originally built by the Town of Manteo to provide the area’s youth with a place to safely skateboard. The Manteo Skatepark is now owned and operated by Dare County. The park is street oriented, featuring long ledges, stairs, rail, and some quarter pipe returns. Completely free to use and typically not terribly busy during the day.

500 Uppowac Street
Manteo, NC 27954

YMCA Nags Head Skatepark

Constructed in 2003, the 15,000-square-foot park was the first of its kind on the Outer Banks and includes concrete bowls, ramps and a wooden street section. Located beside the Outer Banks YMCA’s main building, the park has undergone some improvements and updates, and is now owned and operated by the Town of Nags Head. The skatepark is easily one of biggest on the Outer Banks, and is ideal for both beginner to advanced riders. Youngsters under the age of 12 must have a parent present to skate, and youth age 17 and younger must wear a helmet along with knee and elbow pads.

3000 South Croatan Highway
Nags Head, NC 27959

Fessenden Center Skate Park

Fessenden Center sits on the site formerly known as the Deforest Wireless Station. In 1902 Reginald Fessenden transmitted the first musical notes from this spot in Buxton, to Roanoke Island. At this site, you’ll find a playground, a couple ball fields, a history center and a wooden bowl for skateboarding. In addition to the bowl, there are a few quarter pipes and banks. The Fessenden Center Skatepark is completely free to the public and riders are not required to have a helmet or pads (although it’s a good idea!).

46830 NC Hwy 12
Buxton, NC 2792