RoanShelterSpur

mile 380.49 / Shelter Junction


East 100 yards to Roan High Knob Shelter, 200 yards to Roan High Knob.

CarversGapWa

mile 381.93 / πŸ’§


Piped spring.

CarversGap

mile 382.03 / πŸ…ΏοΈ


N.C. 261 and Tenn. 143. Picnic area and restrooms.

RoundBald

mile 382.67 / ⛰️

EngineGap

mile 383.10 / Gap

JaneBald

mile 383.38 / ⛰️

GrassyRidgeSpur

mile 383.85 / Jct


East to Grassy Ridge, the only 360 degree view from an undeveloped 6000' peak near the AT.

StanMurrayShelter

mile 385.63 / Shelter


Sleeps 6, no privy, picnic table, tenting. Water source is a spring across the AT from the shelter.

YellowMtnGap

mile 387.59 / Shelter Junction


Campsite. Overmountain Victory Trail crosses the AT. E 0.3 miles to Overmountain Shelter.

Overmtn4

mile 388.55 / Jct

BigYellowMtnSpur

mile 388.79 / Jct


E 1.1 miles to Big Yellow Mountain, grass fields.

LittleHump

mile 389.12 / ⛰️


Meadow.

BradleyGap

mile 390.35 / Gap

AT38623

mile 390.96 / Gate

HumpMtn

mile 391.25 / ⛰️

AT38709

mile 391.70 / Gate

AT38734

mile 392.05 / Gate

DollFlats

mile 393.64 / ⛺️

MorganBranch

mile 394.18 / πŸ’§


Small stream.

AT39095

mile 395.54 / ⚑

ApplehouseSite

mile 396.10 / ⛺️


Site of former Applehouse Shelter, small stream.

BuckCreek

mile 396.53 / πŸ’§


Buck Creek footbridge.

US19E

mile 396.64 / πŸš—


W 0.3 miles to Mountain Harbour B&B, <http://www.mountainharbour.net/>, (423) 772-9494, bunks include linens. Full resupply. Private rooms available, breakfast, laundry. East 2.5 miles to Elk Park, NC, restaurant and a convenience store.

BearBranchRd

mile 396.87 / πŸš—

BearBranch

mile 396.92 / πŸŒ‰

AT39187

mile 398.26 / Gate

AT39231

mile 398.72 / πŸ’§


Small stream. Just north is an open meadow.

BuckMtnRd

mile 399.89 / πŸš—

CampbellHollowRd

mile 400.19 / πŸš—

JonesFallsSpur

mile 402.01 / Jct


E 0.1 miles to Jones Falls.

AT39593

mile 402.40 / Gate

SugarHollow

mile 402.77 / πŸ’§


Campsites.

AT39709

mile 403.58 / πŸ’§


Stream.

MountaineerFalls

mile 405.00 / πŸ’§

MountaineerShelter

mile 405.15 / Shelter


Sleeps 14, privy. Water source is a spring 200 feet past the shelter. Camping available south of the shelter.

SlideHollow

mile 406.39 / πŸ’§


Small footbridge.

WalnutMtnRd

mile 406.89 / πŸš—


Dirt road.

AT40121

mile 407.76 / πŸ’§


Cross a stream.

LaurelFork1

mile 408.76 / πŸ’§


Cross large Laurel Fork on a bridge.

AT40381

mile 409.68 / πŸ’§


Cross a stream.

FS293

mile 409.73 / πŸš—


Dirt road.

AT40311

mile 410.39 / πŸ’§


Stream.

AT40446

mile 411.06 / πŸ’§


Cross a tributary of Laurel Fork.

MorelandGapShelter

mile 413.89 / Shelter


Sleeps 6, tenting, no privy, spring.

AT40915C

mile 415.82 / ⛺️

ATCoonDenFallsTr

mile 417.77 / Jct


Coon Den Falls Trail joins the AT.

DennisCoveRd

mile 419.40 / πŸš—


West to Bob Peoples' Kincora.

PondMtnWildS

mile 419.64 / ℹ️


AT nobo enters Pond Mtn Wilderness.

LaurelFork2

mile 420.07 / πŸ’§


Cross Laurel Fork on a bridge.

LaurelForkHighWaS

mile 420.39 / Jct


High water bypass.

LaurelFalls

mile 420.55 / πŸ“·


A large waterfall.

LaurelForkShelterTr

mile 421.11 / Shelter Junction


East 100 yards to Laurel Fork Shelter.

LaurelFork3

mile 421.52 / πŸ’§


AT crosses Laurel Fork on a bridge.

ATLaurelFallsTr

mile 422.00 / Jct


Laurel Falls Trail junction with the AT. W 1.3 miles via Laurel Falls Trail, US 321 to Browns Grocery, closed sundays, long term resupply, (423) 725-2411. Braemar Castle Hostel offers lodging in an historic building nearby.

AT41772

mile 424.52 / πŸ’§

PondMtnWildN

mile 427.34 / ℹ️


Sign for Pond Flats Wilderness.

AT42072

mile 427.57 / ⚑

ShookBrRdS

mile 427.62 / Trail Head


AT S trailhead at Shook Branch Rd.

ShookBr314

mile 427.75 / πŸš—


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.

WataugaShelterSpur

mile 429.40 / Shelter Junction


W 100' to Watauga Lake Shelter. Water source is a stream south of the shelter.

WataugaDam

mile 430.49 / πŸ“·


Middle of the dam.

AT42401

mile 430.90 / πŸš—


AT north trailhead on Lookout Road.

AT42521

mile 431.80 / πŸš—


AT crosses Lookout Road.

VandeventerWaTr

mile 436.43 / Jct


West 0.3 miles to a spring.

VandeventerShelter

mile 436.49 / Shelter


Sleeps 6, tenting, no privy. Water source is a spring down side trail south of the shelter.

BlackmanSpringSpur

mile 440.36 / ⛺️


Campsite. E to Blackman Spring.

TurkeypenGap

mile 441.67 / Gap

AT43601

mile 442.61 / ⚑

IronMtnSpringTr

mile 443.15 / Jct


East 100' to Iron Mtn Spring.

IronMtnShelter

mile 443.35 / Shelter


Sleeps 6, tenting. Water source is a spring south on the AT.

HickoryFlatBrSpur

mile 444.73 / Jct


W 200' to a small spring.

CrossMtnRd

mile 447.86 / πŸ…ΏοΈ


AT S trailhead on Cross Mtn Road. Junction of AT with southern section of the Iron Mtn Trail.

TN91

mile 447.88 / πŸš—

AT44211

mile 448.70 / Gate

StonyCreek

mile 449.94 / πŸ’§


Small stream.

DoubleSpringShelter

mile 450.87 / Shelter


Sleeps 6, tenting. Water source is a piped spring behind shelter.

LowGapTN

mile 454.40 / πŸ…ΏοΈ


AT crosses Low Gap at US 421.

QueensKnobShelter

mile 457.72 / πŸ“·


No longer a maintained AT shelter -- ruined, dilapidated & tumbledown.

McQueenGapRd

mile 458.06 / πŸš—

AbingdonGapShelter

mile 459.12 / Shelter


Sleeps 6, tenting. Water source is a spring east of the shelter on a spur.

ATBackboneRockTr

mile 464.10 / Jct


Backbone Rock Trail junction with the AT.

VA-TN

mile 465.43 / πŸ“·


AT crosses the TN-VA line.

AT46051

mile 467.00 / Jct


E 0.2 miles to a piped spring.

ATDamascusS

mile 468.58 / Trail Head


S trailhead for the AT out of Damascus VA, Water Street and Mock Ave.

ATVAC

mile 468.90 / Trail Head

BoboMcFarlands

mile 469.03 / 🍴


Pizza, beer, sandwiches, traditional American food.

MtRogersOutfitters

mile 469.08 / O


Full service outfitter, (276) 475-5416.

ATLegionSt

mile 469.18 / πŸš—


East 100 yards to the Place, a hostel.

IronMtnDamascus

mile 469.46 / Trail Head


Junction of the north section of the Iron Mountain Trail with the AT in Damascus.

CrazyLarrys

mile 469.48 / Hostel


Bunks for up to 9, hot shower, tenting, shuttles <https://www.facebook.com/CrazyLarrysHostel/>.

OrchardHillRd

mile 469.63 / Trail Head


Second junction of the AT with the VCT, Orchard Road.

AT-VAC-III

mile 470.05 / Trail Head


Junction of the AT with the Virginia Creeper Trail, AT nobo trailhead out of Damascus off US 58.

AT-BGC

mile 474.01 / Jct


Beech Grove Connector crosses the AT.

AT46833

mile 476.00 / πŸ’§


Stream.

AT46905

mile 476.62 / Jct


Spur trail connects the AT to the Virginia Creeper Trail.

SaundersS

mile 478.06 / Shelter Junction


West 0.3 miles to Saunders Shelter.

SaundersN

mile 478.50 / Trail Head


West 0.1 to Saunders Shelter.

AT47394

mile 481.58 / πŸ’§


Stream near Beartree Gap.