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Wright Brothers National Memorial, NC

National Park Service

Overview

Wind, sand, and a dream of flight brought Wilbur and Orville Wright to Kitty Hawk, North Carolina where, after four years of experimentation, they achieved the first successful airplane flights in 1903. With courage and perseverance, these self-taught engineers relied on teamwork and application of the scientific process. What they achieved changed our world forever.

Recreational Activities:

  • AUTO TOURING
  • BIKING
  • HIKING
  • PHOTOGRAPHY

Address:

Wright Brothers National Memorial
100 N. Croatan Highway
Kill Devil Hills,NC,27948
Email: wrbr_information@nps.gov

Directions:

From Nags Head, head north on US 158 for about 5 miles and turn left onto Wright Memorial Dr. From Kitty Hawk, head south on US 158 for about 3.5 miles and turn right onto Wright Memorial Dr.

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