Waypoint: SpringerMtnShelterTr

mile 0.14 / Shelter Junction


East 0.1 miles to Springer Mountain Shelter. Water source is an unreliable spring.

Waypoint: ATBMT1

mile 0.24 / Trail Junction


Benton MacKaye Trail leaves the Appalachian Trail.

Waypoint: ATBMT2

mile 1.30 / Trail Junction


Benton MacKaye Trail crosses the AT.

Waypoint: ATBMT3

mile 1.92 / Trail Junction


Benton MacKaye Trail crosses the AT.

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: ATBMT4

mile 4.26 / Trail Junction


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

Waypoint: ATBMT5

mile 5.24 / Trail Junction


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

Waypoint: HawkMtnShelterTr

mile 8.13 / Shelter Junction


West 0.2 miles to Hawk Mountain Shelter.

Waypoint: GoochMtnShelterSpur

mile 16.03 / Shelter Junction


W 100 yards to Gooch Mtn Shelter.

Waypoint: GoochGapSpur

mile 17.58 / Trail Junction


East to Walden Creek.

Waypoint: WoodyGapSpur

mile 21.50 / Trail Junction


West 0.2 miles to camping and a spring.

Waypoint: DockeryLakeTr

mile 24.49 / Trail Junction


Dockery Lake Trail jct with AT. Tenting nearby.

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: 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: FlatrockGap

mile 31.72 / Trail Junction


Flatrock Gap. West 0.2 miles to water.

Waypoint: AT3610

mile 35.67 / Trail Junction

Waypoint: WhitleyGapTr

mile 39.45 / Shelter Junction

Waypoint: HogpenSpringSpur

mile 39.66 / Trail Junction


E 400' to a small spring.

Waypoint: LowGap

mile 44.33 / Shelter Junction


East 0.1 miles to Low Gap Shelter.

Waypoint: ChattahoocheeGap

mile 49.54 / Trail Junction


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

Waypoint: AT5158

mile 51.00 / Trail Junction


W to campsite

Waypoint: BlueMtnShelterSpur

mile 52.00 / Shelter Junction


W 100 yards to Blue Mountain Shelter.

Waypoint: ATRockyMtnTrail

mile 55.24 / Trail Junction


The AT joins the Rocky Mountain Trail.

Waypoint: TrayMtnShelterTr

mile 59.99 / Shelter Junction


West 0.2 miles to Tray Mountain Shelter.

Waypoint: DeepGap

mile 67.49 / Shelter Junction


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

Waypoint: DicksCreekGap

mile 71.10 / Road


U.S. 76, Dicks Creek Gap. West 11 miles to Hiawassee, GA.

Waypoint: AT7298

mile 72.18 / Trail Junction


E 100 yards to water.

Waypoint: PlumorchardGap

mile 75.59 / Shelter Junction


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

Waypoint: BlyWaterSpur

mile 79.96 / Trail Junction


E 50' to water.

Waypoint: BlyCampSpur

mile 80.01 / Trail Junction

Waypoint: ATRavenRockTr

mile 82.81 / Trail Junction

Waypoint: WhiteOakStamp

mile 83.60 / Trail Junction

Waypoint: ATChunkyGal

mile 83.86 / Trail Junction


Chunky Gal Trail junction with the AT.

Waypoint: StandingIndianTr

mile 87.68 / Shelter Junction


50 yards to Standing Indian Shelter.

Waypoint: StandingIndianJct

mile 89.24 / Trail Junction

Waypoint: BeechGap

mile 92.11 / Trail Junction


Beech Gap, junction of the AT with Beech Gap Trail, camping. W 0.1 miles on the Beech Gap Trail to a water source.

Waypoint: ATTimberRidgeTr

mile 94.88 / Trail Junction

Waypoint: CarterGapWaterSpur

mile 95.25 / Trail Junction


W to a water source.

Waypoint: CarterGapShTr

mile 95.28 / Shelter Junction


E 200' to Carter Gap Shelter, W 0.1 miles to water source.

Waypoint: ATBearpenTr

mile 101.12 / Trail Junction


AT joins Bearpen Trail near USFS 67.

Waypoint: AT10269

mile 101.58 / Trail Junction


Spur trail west to FS 67

Waypoint: LongBrShelterTr

mile 103.84 / Shelter Junction


West 100 yards to Long Branch Shelter.

Waypoint: ATLongBranchTr

mile 104.66 / Trail Junction


Junction of the AT with the Long Branch Trail. West 2 miles to Standing Indian Campground.

Waypoint: RockGapShelterTr

mile 107.16 / Shelter Junction


West 100 yards to Rock Gap Shelter, spring.

Waypoint: RockGapShelterN

mile 107.27 / Trail Junction

Waypoint: ATSilerBaldTrS

mile 114.80 / Shelter Junction


East 0.5 miles to Siler Bald Shelter, with camping, privy, water, bear cables. The Siler Bald Shelter Trail is a 1.1 mile loop which rejoins the AT.

Waypoint: ATSilerBaldTrN

mile 115.34 / Trail Junction


East 0.6 miles to Siler Bald Shelter with camping, privy, water. The Siler Bald Shelter Trail is a 1.1 mile loop which rejoins the AT. West 0.2 miles to Siler Bald, 5207'.

Waypoint: ATWilsonLickTr

mile 118.30 / Trail Junction


Junction of the AT with the Wilson Lick Trail.

Waypoint: ATBartramS

mile 119.22 / Trail Junction

Waypoint: AT12073

mile 119.46 / Trail Junction

Waypoint: AT12209

mile 120.82 / Trail Junction


Two track.

Waypoint: WayahParking

mile 121.00 / Trail Junction


E 100 yards to a bathroom.

Waypoint: ATBartram

mile 121.66 / Trail Junction


Bartram Trail leaves that AT.

Waypoint: WayahShelterTr

mile 122.02 / Shelter Junction


East 100 yds to Wayah Shelter with water, camping. West 200 yds to spring.

Waypoint: RockyBaldLookoutTr

mile 128.81 / Trail Junction


E to summit of Rocky Bald.

Waypoint: AT13052

mile 129.15 / Trail Junction


Blue blaze to water.

Waypoint: WesserSummitJct

mile 131.96 / Trail Junction

Waypoint: WesserBaldShelterTr

mile 132.71 / Shelter Junction


W to Wesser Bald Shelter.

Waypoint: RufusMorganShelterTr

mile 137.60 / Shelter Junction


Stream here. E 200' to A. Rufus Morgan Shelter.

Waypoint: AT14074

mile 141.08 / Trail Junction


Side trail 100 yards west to a spring and campsites.

Waypoint: AT14295

mile 141.45 / Trail Junction

Waypoint: SassafrasGapShTr

mile 145.25 / Shelter Junction


W to Sassafras Gap Shelter, camping and water.

Waypoint: CheoahBartram

mile 146.60 / Trail Junction


Junction of the AT and Bartram Trail near Cheoah Bald.

Waypoint: BrownForkGapShTr

mile 154.38 / Shelter Junction


E 0.1 miles to Brown Fork Gap Shelter, camping & water.

Waypoint: BrownForkGap

mile 154.52 / Trail Junction


E 100 yds to a piped spring.

Waypoint: WalkerGap

mile 163.30 / Trail Junction


West 2.5 miles on the Yellow Creek Trail to Fontana Village.

Waypoint: AT16636

mile 164.66 / Trail Junction

Waypoint: FontanaHiltonTr

mile 167.35 / Shelter Junction


E 0.2 miles to Fontana Hilton shelter, running water bathroom.

Waypoint: LakeviewDr

mile 169.04 / Trail Junction


Appalachian Trail reenters the forest after the road walk over Fontana Dam. Parking area. Benton MacKaye Trail N (BMN) leads 95 miles through GSMNP, parallel and east of the Appalachian Trail. BMN rejoins the AT on Cammerer Ridge.

Waypoint: ShuckstackTr

mile 172.38 / Trail Junction


East 0.1 miles to Shuckstack summit firetower.

Waypoint: SassafrasGapSmokies

mile 172.73 / Trail Junction


Junction of the AT with the Lost Cove Trail & Twentymile Trail.

Waypoint: BirchSpringGap

mile 173.65 / Trail Junction


West 0.1 miles to a campsite.

Waypoint: ATGregoryBaldTr

mile 175.79 / Trail Junction


Junction of the AT with the Gregory Bald Trail.

Waypoint: ATEagleCrTr

mile 184.90 / Trail Junction


Eagle Creek Trail junction with the AT. East 0.2 miles to Spence Field Shelter, 0.3 miles to a spring.

Waypoint: ATBoteMtnTr

mile 184.96 / Trail Junction


Junction of the AT with the Bote Mountain Trail. West 0.1 miles to piped spring.

Waypoint: ATJenkinsRidgeTr

mile 185.28 / Trail Junction


Junction of the AT with the Jenkins Ridge Trail.

Waypoint: ATGreenbrierRidge

mile 191.32 / Trail Junction


Junction of the Greenbrier Ridge Trail with the AT, Sams Gap.

Waypoint: ATMireyRidge

mile 193.68 / Trail Junction


Junction of the Miry Ridge Trail with the AT.

Waypoint: ATWelchRidge

mile 196.87 / Trail Junction


Junction of the Welch Ridge Trail with the AT.

Waypoint: ATGoshenProngTr

mile 198.71 / Trail Junction


Junction of the Goshen Prong Trail with the AT.

Waypoint: ATForney

mile 200.59 / Trail Junction


Junction of the Forney Ridge Trail with the Appalachian Trail.

Waypoint: ATClingmans

mile 200.84 / Trail Junction

Waypoint: ATClingmansN

mile 200.96 / Trail Junction


E a short distance to Clingmans Dome.

Waypoint: ATSugarlandMtn

mile 204.20 / Shelter Junction


W 0.4 miles to Mount Collins Shelter.

Waypoint: ATForkRidgeTrail

mile 204.47 / Trail Junction


Junction of the Fork Ridge Trail with the AT.

Waypoint: ATSweatHeifer

mile 210.25 / Trail Junction

Waypoint: ATBoulevard

mile 211.26 / Trail Junction


West 5 miles to Mt. LeConte, shelter.

Waypoint: IcewaterSpur

mile 211.55 / Shelter Junction


E 100' to Icewater Spring Shelter.

Waypoint: IcewaterN

mile 211.56 / Trail Junction

Waypoint: BunionLoopS

mile 212.47 / Trail Junction


W to the famous outcropping known as Charlies Bunion.

Waypoint: BunionLoopN

mile 212.56 / Trail Junction


W to Charlies Bunion outcrop.

Waypoint: RealBunionSpur

mile 212.78 / Trail Junction


W to Charlies Bunion, 5560'.

Waypoint: ATDrySluice

mile 212.96 / Trail Junction


Dry Sluice Gap Trail junction with the AT.

Waypoint: ATHughes

mile 218.90 / Trail Junction


Hughes Ridge Trail junction with the AT. East 0.1 miles to a spring, 0.4 miles to Pecks Corner Shelter.

Waypoint: TriCornerKnobTr

mile 224.05 / Shelter Junction


E 200' to Tri-Corner Knob Shelter.

Waypoint: BalsamMtnTr

mile 224.13 / Trail Junction


Balsam Mountain Trail junction with the AT.

Waypoint: ATSnakeDenRidge

mile 227.83 / Trail Junction


Snake Den Ridge Trail junction with AT.