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Mount Jefferson State Natural Area

1481 Mount Jefferson State Park Rd, Jefferson, NC 28694-8448
+1 336-982-2587
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Nice Views over West Jefferson

Mount Jefferson towers over the towns of Jefferson and West Jefferson. The state natural area... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
jmpncsu
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Raleigh, North Carolina
Hiking

Went to Mount Jefferson for a hike. Wonderful natural area to see and learn about nature. Easy to... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
bugtrav17
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North Carolina scenic state park offering hiking, birdwatching, wildlife, a wide variety of trees and rare plant life.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1481 Mount Jefferson State Park Rd, Jefferson, NC 28694-8448
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+1 336-982-2587
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mount Jefferson towers over the towns of Jefferson and West Jefferson. The state natural area protects the mountain and the road leading to near the summit. On my last visit, several years ago, all the trails were up near the summit. Since then, they built...More

Thank jmpncsu
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Went to Mount Jefferson for a hike. Wonderful natural area to see and learn about nature. Easy to moderate hiking levels, great areas to see the sunset. Plenty of places to cook out, grills provided and lots of picnic tables. Available bathrooms. Great views of...More

Thank bugtrav17
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

At 60 years old, we look for moderate and easy hikes. Mt Jefferson has trials that work for us. The trail through the picnic area and up the mountain offers great views. The picnic area is a great place to sit down and have lunch....More

Thank laxdad04
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This mountain is a favorite of mine. There are several scenic overlooks. The third one is rocky and fun to climb around on. Hang on to your kids! At the top there are trails, restroom facilities, and places to picnic.

Thank NancySkates
Reviewed 14 August 2017

The temperature was great and the views were amazing. The number of mushrooms we found on this hike were amazing. Red and white, beige, vibrant orange, brown. Just wish I knew what kind they were. Hiked for over an hour and saw a handful of...More

Thank Karla W
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

We loved the views! Great views while driving and also more wonderful views along the hiking trails! Worth the trip!

Thank Irion D
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We took our 17 year old grandson and his friend up to Mount Jefferson to show them the mountain they had recently viewed from the Jefferson Overlook on the Blue ridge Parkway. They were visiting from Pennsylvania loved the area. We pulled over at several...More

Thank Donna A
Reviewed 29 July 2017

What outstanding and picturesque views from this one!. Mt Jefferson towers over the towns of West Jefferson and Jefferson in NC. Very neat views. Three overlooks along the road although I didn't stop to look because I was hiking down the Mountain then back up....More

Thank Rick B
Reviewed 14 July 2017

My husband and I drove up the mountain and hiked. You can see West Jefferson, and beautiful mountain views. We loved it!

Thank Stephanie W
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We went to the top of mount Jefferson and the overlooks had great views, we did get caught in a shower but the outdoor forest canopy protected us. It was a good adventure.

Thank Martinaatyahoo
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