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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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Beautiful view.

Nice drive up to the top. A few overlooks to stop and see probably better to stop on the... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2016
jstbeki
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Raleigh, North Carolina
Awesome view

The three overlooks, sunrise, sunset and jefferson are all really good places. They offer views... read more

Reviewed July 23, 2016
moody81
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Green Bay, Wisconsin, United States
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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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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1481 Mount Jefferson State Park Rd, Jefferson, NC 28694-8448
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1481 Mount Jefferson State Park Rd, Jefferson, NC 28694-8448
+1 336-982-2587
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Reviewed July 28, 2016

Nice drive up to the top. A few overlooks to stop and see probably better to stop on the way down. Great shaded picnic area at the top.

Thank jstbeki
Reviewed July 23, 2016

The three overlooks, sunrise, sunset and jefferson are all really good places. They offer views for miles on a clear day. You can even see as far as Tennessee from the Sunset overlook. Walking trails are available, but we did not use those.

Thank moody81
Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

Stop by the ranger station at the entrance to get info. There are three overlooks with spectacular views for those that drive only. At the top of the road is a huge picnic area and shelter. There is a pretty amazing view from Luther Rock...More

Thank ditzymudgirl
Reviewed July 13, 2016

Mt Jefferson Natural Area is a nice little park right outside of Jefferson/West Jefferson NC. There is a road that runs throughout the park and takes you to some views that are honestly awesome. You can see the entire valley below and all the way...More

Thank ed s
Reviewed July 10, 2016

They are still in the process of updating these trails. To get the most out of hiking you can park at the Ranger office near the bottom (you will see it on the left-hand side as you drive towards the top), then ask the Rangers...More

Thank CarolinasGal
Reviewed July 4, 2016

It is certainly worth the drive up to the top? The views are excellent and there are also points for observing sunrise and sunsets. Do a little research on this mountain prior to your visit. A lot of history will give you some perspective when...More

Thank Backroadryder
Reviewed June 14, 2016

I've been to Mount Jefferson probably 3 times over the past few years--this area is a favorite vacation destination for my family. Mount Jefferson is a small park, but it has some nice trails with stunning views. The hikes are not challenging--my husband and I...More

1  Thank DurhamBear
Reviewed June 3, 2016

We were in the area to visit some local shops and have dinner. After shopping and before dinner we drove up to the top of Mt. Jefferson to enjoy the wonderful views. Overlook parking areas for both sunrise and sunset views are available and the...More

Thank MGordonCharlotte_NC
Reviewed April 26, 2016

Some of the highest mountains in these parts are clustered around West Jefferson and you can enjoy panoramic vistas in all directions from the top of Mt. Jefferson. Follow the park road to the end at the top. There are a couple of overlooks on...More

1  Thank Solo1944
Reviewed April 25, 2016

If you're looking to cool off in the summer, go on top of Mt. Jefferson, and sit in the nice picnic area and cool off. There's also places to eat, and great hiking trails with beautiful views.

Thank Kelley C
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