Waypoint: StoverCrSpurS

mile 2.75 / Shelter Junction


East 200' to Stover Creek Shelter.

Waypoint: StoverCrSpurN

mile 2.77 / Trail Junction


East 100 yards to Stover Creek Shelter.

Waypoint: StoverCreek

mile 2.87 / Water

Waypoint: ATBMT4

mile 4.26 / Trail Junction


Benton MacKaye Trail joins the AT northbound for about a mile.

Waypoint: 3Forks

mile 4.36 / Road


Three Forks, USFS 58

Waypoint: ATBMT5

mile 5.24 / Trail Junction


BMT departs the AT. West 0.1 miles to Long Creek Falls.

Waypoint: HickoryFlats

mile 6.27 / Road


USFS 251, Hickory Flats

Waypoint: HawkMtnCamp

mile 7.39 / Campsite


Space for 30 tents, water source is a stream past the last site. Bear boxes, privy. E to Hawk Mtn.

Waypoint: HawkMtnShelterTr

mile 8.13 / Shelter Junction


West 0.2 miles to Hawk Mountain Shelter.

Waypoint: HightowerGap

mile 8.67 / Gap


USFS 42 and 69, parking available.

Waypoint: HorseGap

mile 10.62 / Gap


USFS 42, parking available.

Waypoint: SassafrasMtn

mile 11.72 / Summit

Waypoint: CooperGap

mile 12.44 / Gap


USFS 42 and 80, parking available.

Waypoint: JustusMtn

mile 13.03 / Summit

Waypoint: JustusCreek

mile 14.58 / Water

Waypoint: GoochMtnShelterSpur

mile 16.03 / Shelter Junction


W 100 yards to Gooch Mtn Shelter.

Waypoint: GoochGap

mile 17.52 / Gap


USFS 42, east 0.1 miles to camping and water.

Waypoint: GoochGapSpur

mile 17.58 / Trail Junction


East to Walden Creek.

Waypoint: RamrockMtn

mile 19.85 / Summit

Waypoint: WoodyGap

mile 21.47 / Road


Ga. 60, Woody Gap. Picnic tables, trash can, privy, water. West 2 miles to Suches, with Wolfpen Gap Country Store Hostel, store open 8-8, (706) 747-2271. Other services: physician, shuttle (706) 747-2671. West 0.5 miles to Woody Gap Outfitters (678) 262-8406, http://woodygapoutfitters.com/, HMG. East 7 miles to Hiker Hostel in Dahlonega https://www.hikerhostel.com/, (770) 312-7342, shuttles.

Waypoint: WoodyGapSpur

mile 21.50 / Trail Junction


West 0.2 miles to camping and a spring.

Waypoint: DanGap

mile 23.94 / Gap

Waypoint: GrannyTop

mile 24.09 / Summit

Waypoint: DockeryLakeTr

mile 24.49 / Trail Junction


Dockery Lake Trail jct with AT. Tenting nearby.

Waypoint: LanceCreek

mile 24.91 / Campsite


4 tent platforms, bear cables.

Waypoint: JarrardGap

mile 27.39 / Gap


Between here and Neels Gap, overnight campers are required to store their food in a bear canister.

Waypoint: BirdGap1

mile 28.86 / Shelter Junction


W 0.4 miles to Woods Hole Shelter.

Waypoint: BirdGap2

mile 28.90 / Trail Junction


From here the Freeman Trail leads parallel to the AT before rejoing the AT at 1.7 miles.

Waypoint: ATSlaughterCreekTr

mile 29.29 / Trail Junction


W 200' to a spring.

Waypoint: SlaughterCreekCamp

mile 29.37 / Campsite


Official campsite with space for 10 tents. Water source is Slaughter Creek a quarter mile south on the AT.

Waypoint: DuncanRidgeAT

mile 29.73 / Trail Junction


Junction of the 17 mile Duncan Ridge Trail with the AT. The former ultimately intersects the Benton MacKaye Trail, creating a loop of the three trails.

Waypoint: BloodMtnPrivy

mile 30.22 / Privy

Waypoint: BloodMtnShelter

mile 30.25 / Shelter


Stone cabin sleeps 8, privy. No fires. No water. Highest point on the AT in Georgia.

Waypoint: BloodMtnOverlook

mile 30.38 / Scenic Area

Waypoint: FlatrockGap

mile 31.72 / Trail Junction


Flatrock Gap. West 0.2 miles to water.

Waypoint: NeelsGap

mile 32.71 / Road


U.S. 19 and 129. East 0.3 miles to Blood Mountain Cabins, a comfortable and economical option for groups of hikers.

Waypoint: MtnCrossings

mile 32.74 / Hostel


Mountain Crossings at Walasi-Yi, http://www.mountaincrossings.com/, outfitter and hostel.

Waypoint: BullGap1

mile 33.84 / Campsite


W 0.2 miles to water.

Waypoint: SwaimGap

mile 34.98 / Gap

Waypoint: AT3599

mile 35.55 / Campsite

Waypoint: AT3610

mile 35.67 / Trail Junction

Waypoint: WolfLaurelTop

mile 36.45 / Summit

Waypoint: BaggsCreekGap

mile 37.02 / Campsite


Exposed, space for a few tents. W 0.1 miles to a spring.

Waypoint: Cowrock

mile 37.76 / Summit

Waypoint: TesnateeGap

mile 38.76 / Parking


Ga. 348, Logan Turnpike Trail junction.

Waypoint: WhitleyGapTr

mile 39.45 / Shelter Junction

Waypoint: HogpenSpringSpur

mile 39.66 / Trail Junction


E 400' to a small spring.

Waypoint: HogpenGap

mile 39.74 / Parking


Hogpen Gap, nobo trailhead, Ga. 348.

Waypoint: WhiteOakStampGap

mile 40.58 / Gap

Waypoint: PoorMtn

mile 41.67 / Summit

Waypoint: WideGap

mile 42.32 / Gap

Waypoint: SheepRockTop

mile 43.41 / Summit

Waypoint: LowGap

mile 44.33 / Shelter Junction


East 0.1 miles to Low Gap Shelter.

Waypoint: AT4522

mile 44.71 / Water

Waypoint: PoplarStampGap

mile 45.77 / Campsite


Camping. E 0.1 miles to a water source.

Waypoint: AT4733

mile 46.79 / Water

Waypoint: AT4745

mile 46.90 / Water

Waypoint: AT4838

mile 47.83 / Water

Waypoint: ColdSpringsGap

mile 48.36 / Gap

Waypoint: ChattahoocheeGap

mile 49.54 / Trail Junction


W 6 miles to via Jacks Knob Trail to Brasstown Bald, the highest mountain in Georgia.

Waypoint: RedClayGap

mile 50.27 / Gap

Waypoint: AT5158

mile 51.00 / Trail Junction


W to campsite

Waypoint: HensonGap

mile 51.60 / Gap

Waypoint: AT5196

mile 51.93 / Water


Small spring.

Waypoint: BlueMtnShelterSpur

mile 52.00 / Shelter Junction


W 100 yards to Blue Mountain Shelter.

Waypoint: BlueMtn

mile 52.79 / Summit

Waypoint: UnicoiGap

mile 54.35 / Parking


Unicoi Gap, Ga. 75, north AT trailhead. Large parking lot. East 9 miles to Helen, GA. A simulacrum of Bavaria in the Georgia hills, Helen offers all amenities including numerous motels, restaurants, laundromat, and a library. Shuttles (706) 878-3715. Betty's Country Store and Deli, long-term resupply. West 11 miles to Hiawassee, GA which is more often accessed at Dicks Creek Gap.

Waypoint: AT5562

mile 55.00 / Water

Waypoint: ATRockyMtnTrail

mile 55.24 / Trail Junction


The AT joins the Rocky Mountain Trail.

Waypoint: RockyMtn

mile 55.72 / Summit

Waypoint: IndianGraveGapGA

mile 57.01 / Parking


USFS 283.

Waypoint: AT5778

mile 57.74 / Road


USFS 79 aka Tray Mtn Road.

Waypoint: CheeseFactory

mile 58.07 / Campsite


Water source is a spring 0.1 miles east.

Waypoint: TrayGap

mile 58.80 / Road


Tray Gap, intersection of USFS 79 and 698, parking.

Waypoint: TrayMtn

mile 59.59 / Summit

Waypoint: TrayMtnCamp

mile 59.74 / Campsite


Small campsite.

Waypoint: TrayMtnShelterTr

mile 59.99 / Shelter Junction


West 0.2 miles to Tray Mountain Shelter.

Waypoint: WolfpenGap

mile 61.14 / Gap

Waypoint: SteeltrapGap

mile 61.72 / Gap


West 250 yards to spring.

Waypoint: YounglickKnob

mile 62.24 / Summit

Waypoint: SwagOfTheBlueRidge

mile 63.56 / Gap

Waypoint: SassafrasGap

mile 64.71 / Gap


Campsite. E 200 yards to Johns Spring.

Waypoint: AddisGap

mile 65.55 / Campsite


E 0.4 miles to USFS 26 and S Fork Moccasin Creek.

Waypoint: DeepGap

mile 67.49 / Shelter Junction


East 0.3 miles to Deep Gap Shelter, spring passed en route.

Waypoint: AT6923

mile 69.76 / Scenic Area


Sign for vista.

Waypoint: MorelandGap

mile 69.87 / Gap

Waypoint: MorelandSpring

mile 70.01 / Water


Piped spring.

Waypoint: DicksCreek

mile 70.72 / Water

Waypoint: DicksCreekGap

mile 71.10 / Shelter Junction


U.S. 76, Dicks Creek Gap. West 0.5 miles to Top of Georgia Hostel, http://www.topofgeorgiahostel.com/, 706-982-3252, gear shop, resupply. West 11 miles to Hiawassee, GA.

Waypoint: AT7298

mile 72.18 / Trail Junction


E 100 yards to water.

Waypoint: CowartGap

mile 72.90 / Gap


ATV trail.

Waypoint: BullGap2

mile 74.42 / Gap

Waypoint: AT7602

mile 75.18 / Water

Waypoint: PlumorchardGap

mile 75.59 / Shelter Junction


West 200 yards to a spring. East 0.2 miles to Plumorchard Gap Shelter.

Waypoint: AsKnob

mile 76.35 / Summit

Waypoint: BlueRidgeGap

mile 76.88 / Road


Charles Creek Road.

Waypoint: RichCoveGap

mile 78.07 / Gap

Waypoint: GA-NC

mile 79.91 / Scenic Area


AT crosses the Georgia-North Carolina line.

Waypoint: BlyWaterSpur

mile 79.96 / Trail Junction


E 50' to water.

Waypoint: BlyCampSpur

mile 80.01 / Trail Junction