Mount Jefferson State Natural Area

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Mount Jefferson State Natural Area



  • 1481 Mt. Jefferson State Park Rd.

    West Jefferson,   NC   28694


Rising abruptly to more than 1,600 feet above the surrounding landscape, Mount Jefferson is often first viewed at a distance from the Blue Ridge Parkway and is a national natural landmark with a rich history. Five hiking trails allow exploration of rare geology and plant communities in Mount Jefferson State Natural Area, including a child-friendly TRACK trail and a strenuous scramble along the mountain’s ridgeline. Overlooks offer vistas into neighboring states. Picnic grounds with shelter combine scenic views with cool summer temperatures and breezes.

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1481 Mt. Jefferson State Park Rd.
West Jefferson NC 28694


Latitude: 36° 23' 51.72" / Longitude: -81° 28' 24.6"

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