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Mount Jefferson State Natural Area

The view from Mount Jefferson State Natural Area
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Summit Restrooms Closed for Winter.   

The public restrooms at the Summit are now closed for the winter months.

 Posted on: Friday, December 18, 2015 - 9:23am
Park road is closed to vehicle traffic   

The park road is closed to vehicle traffic. All roads and trails are open to hikers. 

 Posted on: Monday, February 8, 2016 - 2:02pm

Mount Jefferson State Natural Area

Rising abruptly to more than 1,600 feet above the surrounding landscape, Mount Jefferson is often first viewed at a distance from the Blue Ridge Parkway and is a national natural landmark with a rich history. Five hiking trails allow exploration of rare geology and plant communities in Mount Jefferson State Natural Area, including a child-friendly TRACK trail and a strenuous scramble along the mountain’s ridgeline. Overlooks offer vistas into neighboring states. Picnic grounds with shelter combine scenic views with cool summer temperatures and breezes.

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Contact:

Mount Jefferson State Natural Area

1481 Mt Jefferson State Park Rd
West JeffersonNC 28694
Phone336-246-9653
mount.jefferson@ncparks.gov
Latitude: 36.393564
Longitude: -81.468012

Park Hours:

8am - sunset
Closed Christmas Day

Park Office
8am - 5pm weekdays
Closed state holidays