1481 Mount Jefferson State Park Road
West Jefferson, NC 28694
GPS: 36.393564, -81.468012
8am - sunset
Closed Christmas Day
8am - 5pm weekdays
Closed state holidays
The road above the first overlook is closed to vehicles.
All trails and overlooks are open to hikers.
The 1st overlook is open to vehicles.
The summit restrooms are closed for winter. There are restrooms available at the park office that is just inside the park office.
Facilities for rent
You can reserve the following facilities at this park:
Unreserved picnic shelters are available free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis. However, the shelters are very popular, so reservations are strongly suggested.
The picnic shelter is located at the end of the park road at the trail head area. It accommodates up to 50 people and includes a fireplace, large grill and drinking fountain. There is no electricity available. Restrooms are nearby (spring and summer only). The shelter is wheelchair accessible, but the restrooms are not. Wheelchair-accessible restrooms are available at the park office year-round.