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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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My stomping grounds

I visited this park almost daily as a high school student. I love to return now and see all the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
LoraGene
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Lansing, NC
via mobile
Great views, nice place for a picnic.

We have visited the park several times this season. There are plenty of tables for a picnic or... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
travelingbillbury
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Blowing Rock, North Carolina
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North Carolina scenic state park offering hiking, birdwatching, wildlife, a wide variety of trees and rare plant life.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
1481 Mount Jefferson State Park Rd, Jefferson, NC 28694-8448
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+1 336-982-2587
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"picnic area"
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"rhododendron trail"
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"took lots of pictures"
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"weather station"
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"restroom facilities"
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"memorial day weekend"
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"park office"
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"scenic overlooks"
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"mile hike"
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"north carolina"
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"the blue ridge parkway"
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"summit"
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"shelter"
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"tower"
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"trees"
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I visited this park almost daily as a high school student. I love to return now and see all the improvements. More trails, more lookouts, information kiosks, kids self guided tours. It is great what the park system is doing to improve the offerings and...More

Thank LoraGene
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited the park several times this season. There are plenty of tables for a picnic or other gathering. Plenty of parking. Shelter and some tables wheelchair accessible, but the spots that are best for views would not be safe for a wheelchair. The...More

Thank travelingbillbury
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Several overlooks of the area. It was raining and cloudy but you could see Jefferson and West Jefferson. We got to the cliff over hang right at noon and could hear the church bells ringing below. No wind today even though slight rain. There is...More

Thank Dave Q
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Reviewed June 27, 2018

This is a gem of a place to visit and picnic. We have been there a zillion times and it always has something new to see. The views are crazy beautiful and the temps are always perfect. The drive up is easy and the views...More

Thank Kevin B
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

Paved road takes you almost to the top of the mountain. There is a covered shelter with many picnic tables, as well as restrooms nearby. Several well-paved trails at the top with some great views. I recommend the hike to Luther Rock, it's only about...More

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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

We Always go here, and the view doesn’t disappoint. Love this area! There are 2 lookouts that have a great view, and several trails. We haven’t done the trails, but they look nice. Almost always take a meal up to have a picnic, it’s an...More

1  Thank MTaylor0818
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Reviewed June 13, 2018

This is a free attraction. The views are great. Everyone should visit. I highly recommend this place. It is good for all ages.

1  Thank dylanc812
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Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

We spent 4 days of our Memorial Day Weekend Trip in West Jefferson NC, this place wasn't far from where we were staying, loved the views, and meeting so many other travellers exploring the mountain tops as we were. This is a great ride and...More

Thank Tracey D
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Reviewed May 20, 2018

Located in the far northwest corner of North Carolina, and just on the edge of West Jefferson is Mount Jefferson. Rising more than 1,600 feet above the town, Mount Jefferson is definitely a place to visit. Reaching nearly 4,700 feet in elevation, it is a...More

Thank MagyarNC
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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful Easter Day to spend on Mt Jefferson State Park with the family. Enjoyed hitting the trails and what majestic views. Great place for picnics and spending time with nature.

Thank silverlakes4 M
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