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The view from Mount Jefferson State Natural Area
Early Park Closing July 4th   

Mt. Jefferson will be closing at 7:00 pm on July 4, 2020. There will be no fireworks viewing at the park. Please plan accordingly.

 Last updated on: Sunday, June 28, 2020

Status of Park Facilities as of June 2   

Hiking trails and restrooms are open.  Picnic Shelter remains closed.

 Last updated on: Wednesday, June 3, 2020


Map of North Carolina – Mount Jefferson State Natural Area


Contact the park
 

336-246-9653

mount.jefferson@ncparks.gov
 

Address
 

Park office

1481 Mount Jefferson State Park Road
West Jefferson, NC 28694

GPS: 36.3936, -81.4680
 

Hours
 

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  • Year-round:
    8:00am to sunset
     
  • Closed Christmas Day
     

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  • Open Monday to Friday:
    8:00am to 5:00pm
     
  • Closed state holidays
     

 

 

 

Things to do

Hiking

The park is a great place for a hike! See the Trails page for more information.

Picnicking

The picnic area is located in a beautiful wooded location near the summit of Mount Jefferson. Facilities include 19 tables and eight grills. There is a picnic shelter which may be reserved.