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Corolla

COROLLA CHAPEL
(252) 453-4224 • 1136 Corolla Village Road
The chapel was built in 1885 and restored in 1987. The interior walls and ceilings, and the pews, pedal organ, pulpit, and pulpit chairs are all original. Open daily from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. There is a 10 a.m. Sunday service and an additional 8:30 a.m. service Memorial Day through September. Wednesdays are Pastor’s Days, open from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. in season; 9 a.m. - noon off season. Other times by appointment. www.corollachapel.com

COROLLA WALKING TOUR
(252) 453-9612
Tour of small turn of the century village includes:

COROLLA SCHOOLHOUSE - (252) 453-9612
Located at 1126 Schoolhouse Lane just two blocks from the Corolla Beach Lighthouse. Circa 1900, restored last year. This small school served students from the 1st grade through high school. The bell tower’s ring used to call the children into school. Now a private office building.

THE LEWARK-GRAY HOUSE - (252) 453-4388
Located at 1130 Corolla Village Road. Built in 1895, this restored house is now a shop that displays a timeless array of style and elegance. Open daily: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

"LIGHTKEEPER’S WIFE" - (252) 453-4190
This building is the same vintage as the Lewark-Gray House and in fact is one of the out buildings of the Lewark residence. Located adjacent to the house. Open daily from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. & now houses a small shop.

THE PARKER HOUSE - (252) 453-0171
1129 Corolla Village Road. Built in 1930, this house now contains a small shop. Open daily from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

LIFE SAVING STATION - (252) 453-3325
Built in 1878 and later moved from its location in Kill Devil Hills, this station stood not far from where the Wright Brothers had their first flight. Its unique architecture is evident from its unusual appearance. It now houses the sales office of Twiddy & Company. Open daily: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

WILD HORSES OF COROLLA (Carova Beach)
(252) 453-8002 • www.corollawildhorses.com
The University of Kentucky's Veterinary Department conducted DNA studies which confirmed the horses' ancestry from Spanish mustangs and they have become a breed unto themselves.

CURRITUCK BANKS NATIONAL ESTUARINE RESEARCH RESERVE
(252) 261-8891 • End of Highway 12
A 960-acre reserve owned by the state of North Carolina and managed by the NC Division of Coastal Management. The Reserve parking lot is located 3/4 of a mile north of the Corolla Lighthouse. The parking lot is the access point for the boardwalk, which takes visitors through maritime forest to a viewing platform overlooking Currituck Sound. The boardwalk is 2/3 of a mile round trip and is handicap accessible. For more adventurous hikers, follow the maritime forest primitive hiking trail which leads hikers from the boardwalk through a beautiful maritime forest. This trail offers a round trip distance of 1.5 miles.

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Currituck Heritage Park

CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHTHOUSE & LIGHT KEEPER'S HOUSE
(252) 453-8152 • Corolla Village Road • www.currituckbeachlight.com
The red brick lighthouse is made up of over 1 million bricks and there are 214 steps that lead to the top. It is also the last lighthouse to be built on the North Carolina Coast. It was first lit on December 1, 1875 and is the original structure standing today. The Keeper’s quarters have been recently restored but are not open to the public. A gift shop is adjacent to the lighthouse on the grounds. Tours of the lighthouse are daily from March 22 - December 1. Hours: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Admission: $6, children under 7 free.

WHALEHEAD CLUB
(252) 453-9040 • Club Road • www.whaleheadclub.com
The Whalehead Club has recently undergone a $5.6 million restoration. The 1925 residence of Edward and Marie Louise Knight features art nouveau architecture, tiffany glass, cork floor tile, and interlocking copper roof shingles. Guided tours daily from April through November, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. (last tour at 5:15 p.m.). Call for holiday hours. Museum Shop also open on weekends in Nov. and Dec. Admission: $6, children under 8 free. Special group rates available.

OUTER BANKS CENTER FOR WILDLIFE EDUCATION
(252) 453-0221 • Highway 12 • www.ncwildlife.org
The Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education has eshibits on waterfowl and hunting, fish and fishing, and ecology and conservation in the area.  The eshibits include an extensieve wooden decoy collection, a vintagve outboard motor display and a life-size marsh exhibit that includes a 12,000 gallon aquarium and a re-creadted duck blind scened from the golden era of Currituck hunt clubs.

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Currituck

GRAVEDIGGER
(252) 453-4121 • 5650 Caratoke Hwy., Hwy. 158 • www.gravedigger.com
Visit the home of the legendary monster truck. Sit inside the truck and have your picture taken, or pick up some Gravedigger merchandise at the Diggers Dungeon. Hours: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Memorial Day through Thanksgiving.

CURRITUCK COUNTY HISTORIC COURTHOUSE AND JAIL
(252) 232-2075 ext. 226 • Courthouse Rd.

 

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Knotts Island

CHARLES KURALT TRAIL
(252) 429-3100/(252) 473-1131 • Route 615 in Mackay Wildlife Refuge
From the Charles Kuralt overlook, approximately 182 kinds of birds can be seen especially during the winter months. Refuge open from dawn 'til dusk.

MACKAY ISLAND NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE
(252) 429-3100 • Hwy. 615
Visitor contact station/office is open Mon - Fri, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. and is located one mile south of the NC/VA border. A small boat launch and 20 miles of canals and creeks available on Mackay Island Rd. Great Marsh Trail (1/3 mi.) and Mackay Island Rd. (1 mi.) are open year round for road driving, walking, biking, fishing and wildlife observation. Mackay Island Trail (4 mi.) and Live Oak Trail (6.5 miles) are open March 15 - October 15 for walking, biking and fishing at three duck ponds. Admission: Free.

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Currituck Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 937
Moyock, NC 27958

111D Currituck Commercial Dr. • Moyock, NC

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