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Historic Corolla Park


This 39 acre site is home to three of the Northern Outer Banks' biggest attractions, the Whalehead in Historic Corolla, the Currituck Beach Lighthouse and the Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education, as well as plenty of gorgeous soundfront grounds

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 www.VisitWhalehead.com.

For information on the current outdoor programs available through The Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education, please visit www.ncwildlife.org/Learning/Education-Centers/Outer-Banks/Event-Registration.


1160 Village Lane Corolla, NC 27927
In the heart of Corolla
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