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Summit Trail

The view from Mount Jefferson State Natural Area
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Mount Jeffeson SNA will not be open for viewing of the Holiday fireworks.  The park will close between 7pm - 8pm on Monday July 4th.
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 Last updated on: Monday, June 27, 2022

Summit Trail

Summit Trail Mount Jefferson State Natural Area

Beginning at the parking lot, Summit Trail passes through the picnic area and ascends 0.3 miles to the highest point on Mount Jefferson.

Trail Location: 
Picnic Shelter
Trail Point of Interest: 
Highest point on Mt. Jefferson and NC Climate Office Tower
Trail Length: 
0.30 miles
Trail Type: 
loop
Trail Difficulty: 
strenuous hike
Trail Use: 
TRACK Trail
Trail Surface: 
gravel
Trail Blaze: 
Green diamond

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