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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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Hiked in the clouds!

The temperature was great and the views were amazing. The number of mushrooms we found on this... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
Karla W
Amazing views!

We loved the views! Great views while driving and also more wonderful views along the hiking... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2017
Irion D
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North Carolina scenic state park offering hiking, birdwatching, wildlife, a wide variety of trees and rare plant life.
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  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
1481 Mount Jefferson State Park Rd, Jefferson, NC 28694-8448
+1 336-982-2587
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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 4 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 30 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
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Covered picnic area as well as other tables add a wonderful to place to enjoy the outdoors and a beautiful view as well as well marked trails

Thank calvinb5202017
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Love this place!! Absolutely lovely views from within city limits without the "trip" to elsewhere for the same experience. Wonderfully accessible if you live in Jefferson as you can visit anytime!

Thank Bambi P
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

The views are gorgeous! We were just there on Saturday, April 8th and the experience was awesome. Going up and down the mountain the sights were just amazing. There were two park rangers putting out fresh mulch around the very nice picnic area and they...More

Thank calliesdq87
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

A fun day at Mt Jefferson State Park. The trail isn't too strenuous, but there are some spectacular views of the valley. I recommend it for a comfortable, scenic 2-3 mile hike. The trail is very well marked.

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