National Natural Landmarks

Mount Jefferson State Natural Area

Mount Jefferson State Natural Area
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

Acres: 520

Ownership: State




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