Waypoint: Springer

mile 0.00 /

Waypoint: SpringerMtnShelterTr

mile 0.14 / SJ


E 0.1 miles to Springer Mtn Shelter, unreliable spring.

Waypoint: ATBMT1

mile 0.24 / Jct


Benton MacKaye Trail leaves the Appalachian Trail.

Waypoint: USFS42

mile 0.97 / 🅿️

Waypoint: ATBMT2

mile 1.30 / Jct


Benton MacKaye Trail crosses the AT.

Waypoint: ATBMT3

mile 1.92 / Jct


Benton MacKaye Trail crosses the AT.

Waypoint: StoverCrSpurS

mile 2.73 / SJ


East 200' to Stover Creek Shelter.

Waypoint: StoverCrSpurN

mile 2.75 / Jct


East 100 yards to Stover Creek Shelter.

Waypoint: StoverCreek

mile 2.85 / 💧

Waypoint: ATBMT4

mile 4.23 / Jct


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

Waypoint: 3Forks

mile 4.33 / 🚗


Three Forks, USFS 58

Waypoint: ATBMT5

mile 5.21 / Jct


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

Waypoint: HickoryFlats

mile 6.23 / 🚗


USFS 251, Hickory Flats

Waypoint: HawkMtnCamp

mile 7.37 / 🏕


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

Waypoint: HawkMtnShelterTr

mile 8.10 / SJ


West 0.2 miles to Hawk Mountain Shelter.

Waypoint: HightowerGap

mile 8.63 / Gap


USFS 42 and 69, parking available.

Waypoint: HorseGap

mile 10.59 / Gap


USFS 42, parking available.

Waypoint: SassafrasMtn

mile 11.68 /

Waypoint: CooperGap

mile 12.40 / Gap


USFS 42 and 80, parking available.

Waypoint: JustusCreek

mile 14.38 / 💧

Waypoint: GoochMtnShelterSpur

mile 15.83 / SJ


West 100 yards to Gooch Mtn Shelter.

Waypoint: GoochGap

mile 17.09 / Gap


USFS 42, east 0.1 miles to camping and water.

Waypoint: GoochGapSpur

mile 17.18 / Jct


East to Walden Creek.

Waypoint: RamrockMtn

mile 19.20 /

Waypoint: WoodyGap

mile 20.82 / 🚗


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 20.85 / Jct


West 0.2 miles to camping and a spring.

Waypoint: BigCedarSpur

mile 22.40 / Jct

Waypoint: DanGap

mile 23.29 / Gap

Waypoint: GrannyTop

mile 23.44 /

Waypoint: DockeryLakeTr

mile 23.83 / Jct


Dockery Lake Trail jct with AT. Tenting nearby.

Waypoint: LanceCreek

mile 24.26 / 🏕


4 tent platforms, bear cables.

Waypoint: JarrardGap

mile 26.74 / Gap


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

Waypoint: BirdGap1

mile 28.21 / SJ


West 0.4 miles to Woods Hole Shelter.

Waypoint: BirdGap2

mile 28.24 / Jct


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

Waypoint: ATSlaughterCreekTr

mile 28.63 / Jct


West 200 feet to a spring.

Waypoint: SlaughterCreekCamp

mile 28.72 / 🏕


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

Waypoint: DuncanRidgeAT

mile 29.08 / Jct


Junction of the 17 mile Duncan Ridge Trail with the AT.

Waypoint: BloodMtnPrivy

mile 29.56 / 💩

Waypoint: BloodMtnShelter

mile 29.59 / SH


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

Waypoint: BloodMtnOverlook

mile 29.73 / 📷

Waypoint: FlatrockGap

mile 31.06 / Jct


Flatrock Gap. West 0.2 miles to water.

Waypoint: NeelsGap

mile 32.05 / 🚗


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 32.08 / 🛏


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

Waypoint: BullGap1

mile 33.18 / 🏕


West 0.2 miles to water.

Waypoint: SwaimGap

mile 34.32 / Gap

Waypoint: AT3599

mile 34.89 / 🏕

Waypoint: AT3610

mile 35.01 / Jct

Waypoint: WolfLaurelTop

mile 35.79 /

Waypoint: BaggsCreekGap

mile 36.36 / 🏕


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

Waypoint: Cowrock

mile 37.09 /

Waypoint: TesnateeGap

mile 38.09 / 🅿️


Ga. 348, Logan Turnpike Trail junction.

Waypoint: WhitleyGapTr

mile 38.79 / SJ

Waypoint: HogpenSpringSpur

mile 39.00 / Jct


East 400' to a small spring.

Waypoint: HogpenGap

mile 39.08 / 🅿️


Hogpen Gap, nobo trailhead, Ga. 348.

Waypoint: WhiteOakStampGap

mile 39.92 / Gap

Waypoint: SaplingGap

mile 40.72 / Gap

Waypoint: PoorMtn

mile 41.00 /

Waypoint: WideGap

mile 41.65 / Gap

Waypoint: SheepRockTop

mile 42.74 /

Waypoint: LowGap

mile 43.66 / SJ


East 0.1 miles to Low Gap Shelter.

Waypoint: AT4522

mile 44.03 / 💧

Waypoint: PoplarStampGap

mile 45.10 / 🏕


Camping. E 0.1 miles to a water source.

Waypoint: AT4733

mile 46.12 / 💧

Waypoint: AT4745

mile 46.23 / 💧

Waypoint: AT4838

mile 47.15 / 💧

Waypoint: ColdSpringsGap

mile 47.68 / Gap

Waypoint: ChattahoocheeGap

mile 48.86 / Jct


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

Waypoint: RedClayGap

mile 49.59 / Gap

Waypoint: AT5158

mile 50.32 / Jct


W to campsite

Waypoint: HensonGap

mile 50.92 / Gap

Waypoint: AT5196

mile 51.25 / 💧


Small spring.

Waypoint: BlueMtnShelterSpur

mile 51.32 / SJ


West 100 yards to Blue Mountain Shelter.

Waypoint: BlueMtn

mile 52.11 /

Waypoint: UnicoiGap

mile 53.67 / 🅿️


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: ATHiawasseeRiver

mile 54.30 / 💧

Waypoint: ATRockyMtnTrail

mile 54.55 / Jct


The AT joins the Rocky Mountain Trail. West 100 yards to camping.

Waypoint: RockyMtn

mile 55.05 /


Camping.

Waypoint: IndianGraveGapGA

mile 56.30 / 🅿️


USFS 283, Andrews Creek Trail.

Waypoint: AT5778

mile 57.04 / 🚗


USFS 79 aka Tray Mtn Road.

Waypoint: CheeseFactory

mile 57.37 / 🏕


Water source is a spring 0.1 miles east.

Waypoint: TrayGap

mile 58.10 / 🚗


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

Waypoint: TrayMtn

mile 58.88 /

Waypoint: TrayMtnCamp

mile 59.03 / 🏕


Small campsite. East 0.2 miles to a view.

Waypoint: TrayMtnShelterTr

mile 59.27 / SJ


West 0.2 miles to Tray Mountain Shelter.

Waypoint: WolfpenGap

mile 60.42 / Gap

Waypoint: SteeltrapGap

mile 61.00 / Gap


West 250 yards to spring.

Waypoint: YounglickKnob

mile 61.53 /

Waypoint: SwagOfTheBlueRidge

mile 62.84 / Gap

Waypoint: SassafrasGap

mile 63.99 / Gap


Campsite. E 200 yards to Johns Spring.

Waypoint: AddisGap

mile 64.83 / 🏕


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

Waypoint: DeepGap

mile 66.77 / SJ


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

Waypoint: AT6923

mile 69.04 / 📷


Sign for vista.

Waypoint: MorelandGap

mile 69.15 / Gap

Waypoint: MorelandSpring

mile 69.29 / 💧


Piped spring.

Waypoint: DicksCreek

mile 70.00 / 💧

Waypoint: DicksCreekGap

mile 70.38 / 🅿️


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

Waypoint: AT7298

mile 71.45 / Jct


East 100 yards to water.

Waypoint: CowartGap

mile 72.18 / Gap


ATV trail.

Waypoint: BullGap2

mile 73.70 / Gap

Waypoint: AT7602

mile 74.46 / 💧