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The view from Mount Jefferson State Natural Area
Open for fishing!   

The Naked Creek restoration site of Mount Jefferson State Natural area will be open for fishing only.
Site will open at sunrise and will close at  sunset, starting May 16, 2021 until June 27, 2021.

Help us continue protecting the stream by following all NC State Park and NC Wildlife rules and regulations. Please be helpful by not cutting or breaking new plantings, trees or livestakes.  Do not drive in the fields, park in the mowed areas and DO NOT CROSS THE BRIDGE.  No camping or campfires and please pack out all trash.
For more information please call the Mount Jefferson SNA office at 336-246-9653,

 Last updated on: Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Map of North Carolina – Mount Jefferson State Natural Area

Contact the park



Park office

1481 Mount Jefferson State Park Road
West Jefferson, NC 28694

GPS: 36.3936, -81.4680



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


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




Things to do


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


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.