The 5-acre Dowdy Park is a popular place for relaxation, play and entertainment. The park includes an amphitheater, green space, restrooms, a fitness trail, basketball and pickleball courts, a bocce area and an unusual playscape/playground for kids, and it's the site of local events, festivals and live music. You'll find it on the Bypass in Nags Head, next to Nags Head Elementary School on the corner of Bonnett Street. The Dowdy Park Farmers Market is held from June through September on the second and fourth Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
3005 S. Croatan Highway, The Bypass, MP 11, Nags Head