USFS 230/Unaka Mountain Road. 50 yards west to a spring, campsites.
AT passes near Unaka Mountain Road/USFS 230.
Sleeps 6, no privy. Water source is a spring 80 yards down a blue blaze.
Tenn. 107 and N.C. 226, Iron Mountain http://Gap.East 3 miles to Beladean Shell, a convenience store and deli.
West 10 miles to Unicoi, Tenn. with restaurants and convenence store.
West 100 yards to a piped spring.
E 0.6 miles to Greasy Creek Friendly. W 0.2 miles to a piped spring.
West 0.1 miles to Clyde Smith Shelter, 0.2 to a piped spring.
E to water.
E 0.1 miles to a seasonal restroom.
E 100 yards to Roan High Knob Shelter, 200 yards to the Knob
N.C. 261 and Tenn. 143. Picnic area and restrooms.
East 0.5 miles to Grassy Ridge Bald.
Sleeps 6, no privy, picnic table, tenting. Water source is a spring across the AT from the shelter.
Campsite. Overmountain Victory Trail crosses the AT.E 0.3 miles to Overmountain Shelter.
East 1 mile to Big Yellow Mountain, a bald.
Site of former Applehouse Shelter, small stream.
Buck Creek footbridge.
W 0.3 miles to Mountain Harbour. E 0.6 miles to The Station; 2.5 miles to Elk Park, NC with restaurants and stores.
Small stream. Just north is an open meadow.
East 0.1 miles to Jones Falls.
Sleeps 14, privy. Water source is a spring 200 feet past the shelter. Camping available south of the shelter.
Cross a stream.
Cross large Laurel Fork on a bridge.
Cross a tributary of Laurel Fork.
Sleeps 6, tenting, no privy, spring.
Coon Den Falls Trail joins the AT.
West to Bob Peoples' Kincora.
AT nobo enters Pond Mtn Wilderness.
Cross Laurel Fork on a bridge.
A large waterfall.
East 100 yards to Laurel Fork Shelter.
AT crosses Laurel Fork on a bridge.
West 1.3 miles via Laurel Falls Trail to Browns Grocery, closed sundays, long term resupply, (423) 725-2411. Braemar Castle Hostel offers lodging in an historic building nearby.
Sign for Pond Flats Wilderness.
AT S trailhead at Shook Branch Rd.
Shook Branch Road and US 321. Across the street is the Shook Branch Recreation Area on Watauga Lake, which may have bathrooms and running water in season.
W 100' to Watauga Lake Shelter. Water source is a stream south of the shelter.
Middle of the dam.
AT north trailhead on Lookout Road.
AT crosses Lookout Road.
West 0.3 miles to a spring.
Sleeps 6, tenting, no privy. Water source is a spring down side trail south of the shelter.
Campsite. E to Blackman Spring.
East 100 feet to a spring.
Sleeps 6, tenting. Water source is a spring south on the AT.
West 200 feet to a small spring.
AT S trailhead on Cross Mtn Road. Junction of AT with southern section of the Iron Mtn Trail.
Sleeps 6, tenting. Water source is a piped spring behind shelter.
AT crosses Low Gap at US 421.
No longer a maintained AT shelter -- ruined, dilapidated&tumbledown.