Sound Park

    Pavilions and gazebos with grills and restrooms
    Boat ramps
    Boardwalk and a paved walking trail
    Wildlife overlook on the Sound
    Baseball/softball fields and volleyball courts
    Skate park


    The Currituck County Rural Center is located on 105 acres in Powells Point. Popular activities and amenities currently available to the public at the CCRC include: access to the sound for kayakers/canoes, equestrian indoor and outdoor riding rings, fishing in two ponds, playground equipment, picnic pavilions and a boardwalk. The CCRC is a dog friendly park.

    To rent the CCRC or for more information contact Tom Harrell at 252-232-2262 or

    Historic Corolla Park

    Historic Corolla Park

    Located in the heart of Corolla, Historic Corolla Park is free and open to the public. The park, which features three unique attractions, offers wide-open green spaces that are great for walking, biking and hosting events. The parks most prominent attraction is Whalehead, a 1920s era architectural masterpiece and museum. Take a tour and you’ll get a taste of the rich history of Corolla. On the other side of the park, The Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education offers exhibits and outdoor programs designed to help you explore North Carolina’s coastal wildlife, natural history and cultural heritage. Both the Whalehead and The Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education stand in the shadow of the storied Currituck Beach Lighthouse. A must see attraction, climb to the top of this historic lighthouse for an inspiring view that you will not soon forget. For more information on Whalehead tours currently available, go to

    For information on the current outdoor programs available through The Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education, please visit

    To learn more about The Currituck Beach Lighthouse, visit their website at

    Knotts Island Ruritan Park


    Pavilion with grills and restrooms
    Knotts Island Senior Center located next to park

    Maple Park

    Pavilion with restrooms and grills
    Gazebo picnic shelters with grills
    Baseball/softball field, volleyball courts, badminton court, 2 horseshoe pits,
    Trails; fitness, walking, hiking, and horse
    A fishing lake
    Skate park