N.C. 28. East 6 miles to The Hike Inn,<http://www.thehikeinn.com/>, (828) 479-3677 . W 2 miles on Hwy 28/Fontana Road to Pitstop convenience store, adequate resupply, atm. Fontana Lodge (800) 849-2258,<http://www.fontanavillage.com/the-lodge/>.
Toilets, running water, soda machine.
East 0.2 miles to Fontana Hilton shelter, running water bathroom.
Fontana Dam, west end. Get a permit from the park website,<https://smokiespermits.nps.gov/permitappatth.cfm>, read the rules, and use the bear cables. Dogs are not permitted in the park. Standing Bear Farm will board them, also<http://lovingcarekennels.net>and<http://ripplingwaterkennel.com>.
Appalachian Trail reenters the forest after the road walk over Fontana Dam. Parking area. Benton MacKaye Trail departs the AT to rejoin it on Cammerer Ridge.
West 0.2 on the Hazel Creek Trail to Camp 86.
Forney Creek Trail joins BMT.
BMTl joins Whiteoak Branch Trail.
Lakeview Dr E.
Junction of Sunkota Ridge Trail with Martins Gap Trail.
U.S. 411/Newfound Gap Road.
Benton MacKaye Trail northbound joins the Bradley Fork Trail.
Hughes Ridge Trail, Chasteen Creek Trail, Enloe Creek Trail junction.
BMT joins Balsam Mtn Trail.
BMT junction with Balsam Mtn Trail.
BMN junction with Swallow Fork Trail.