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Road Closure   

The park road will be closed to vehicular traffic on August 24, 25 and 26 due to the NCDH.
A shuttle service will be provided for spectators on August 25 and 26 to the race viewing areas.
Please park in the old Lowe's parking lot at the base of the mountain to catch the shuttle.

 Posted on: Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Restrooms at Picnic Area are Closed    

Restrooms at picnic area are closed. There are (2) portable restrooms located at picnic area, and there is an accessible restroom located at the park office.
We are very sorry about the inconvenience.   

 Posted on: Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Reservable Facilities

You can reserve the following facilities at this park:

Picnic Shelter

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 75 people. Includes fireplace, large grill and drinking fountain. Restrooms are nearby (spring and summer only). The shelter is handicap accessible, but the restrooms are not. Handicapped accessible restrooms are available at the park office year-round.


Mount Jefferson State Natural Area

1481 Mt Jefferson State Park Rd
West JeffersonNC 28694
Latitude: 36.393564
Longitude: -81.468012

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8am - sunset
Closed Christmas Day

Park Office
8am - 5pm weekdays
Closed state holidays