Mt. Jefferson State Park Hiking

Mount Jefferson State Natural Area
Rising abruptly to more than 1,600 feet above the surrounding landscape, Mount Jefferson is often first viewed at a distance from the Blue Ridge Parkway and is a national natural landmark with a rich history.  

Five hiking trails allow exploration of rare geology and plant communities in Mount Jefferson State Natural Area, including a child-friendly TRACK trail and a strenuous scramble along the mountain’s ridgeline. Overlooks offer vistas into neighboring states. Picnic grounds with shelter combine scenic views with cool summer temperatures and breezes.

Upcoming Events:
Climate Tower Hike
Saturday, January 18, 2020 - 2:00pm
Don’t overlook the Overlooks
Sunday, January 19, 2020 - 2:00pm
Luther Rock Nature Hike
Saturday, January 25, 2020 - 2:00pm

Park Office
8am - 5pm weekdays
Closed state holidays
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For more information visit Mount Jefferson State Park

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