Mount Jefferson State Natural Area


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Mount Jefferson State Natural Area


Location:1.5 miles south of Jefferson on US 221.
Facilities:Picnic area, picnic shelter, trails.
Activities:Nature programs, hiking.
Special Features:Mount Jefferson has been designated a National Natural Landmark because of its unusual plant life. This high-altitude, deciduous forest includes one of the most diverse offerings of trees, shrubs, and wildflowers in the eastern United States. Visitors can hike the 0.3-mile Summit Trail to the top of 4,684-foot Mount Jefferson.
Address:PO Box 48
Jefferson, NC 28640

Phone:336-246-9653
Fax:336-246-3386
Web: ils.unc.edu/parkproject/visit/moje/home.html
Size: 607 acres.

See other parks in North Carolina.