National Natural Landmarks
Mount Jefferson State Natural Area
Mount Jefferson State Natural Area contains virtually undisturbed northern red oak forests, and represents one of the best remaining examples of oak-chestnut forest in the Southeast.
Location: Ashe County, NC
Year designated: 1974
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