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Events and Programs

Mount Jefferson State Natural Area offers a variety of learning opportunities for all ages. Typically led by park rangers, these interpretive programs allow the public to gain perspective into what makes North Carolina state parks naturally wonderful. ​

Most of the events are free, though some require pre-registration. All give park visitors deeper insight into the natural world. Call the park office for more information.


Metamorphic formations and intrusive quartz are just the beginning of the story. On this amphibolite hike we will look for the connections that exist between the soil, rocks, and plants. Join us on this unique Appalachian amphibolite hike. Wear appropriate shoes or boots.

Date of Event:
Sun, 08/25/2019 - 2:00pm
Start Location:
Picnic Area

1481 Mount Jefferson State Park Road
West Jefferson, NC 28694



Map of North Carolina

GPS: 36.393564, -81.468012


8am - sunset
Closed Christmas Day

Park Office
8am - 5pm weekdays
Closed state holidays