AsKnob

mile 77.09 / ⛰️

BlueRidgeGap

mile 77.62 / πŸš—


Charles Creek Road.

RichCoveGap

mile 78.82 / Gap

GA-NC

mile 80.69 / πŸ“·


AT crosses the Georgia-North Carolina line.

BlyWaterSpur

mile 80.74 / Jct


E 50' to water.

BlyCampSpur

mile 80.78 / Jct

BlyGap

mile 80.82 / 🌲


Bly Gap, twisted oak.

SharpTop

mile 81.20 / ⛰️

SassafrasGapNC

mile 82.68 / Gap

AT8348

mile 83.37 / πŸ’§

ATRavenRockTr

mile 83.61 / Jct

MuskratCreekShelter

mile 83.64 / Shelter


Sleeps 8, privy. Water source is just south of the shelter.

WhiteOakStamp

mile 84.41 / Jct

ATChunkyGal

mile 84.67 / Jct


Chunky Gal Trail junction with the AT.

WateroakGap

mile 85.51 / Gap

AT8594

mile 85.82 / πŸ’§


Small spring.

DeepGapNC

mile 87.60 / Gap


USFS 71, Deep Gap, parking. W on Kimsey Creek Trail to Standing Indian Campground, with paid camping, bathrooms, showers, camp store.

StandingIndianTr

mile 88.51 / Shelter Junction


50 yards to Standing Indian Shelter.

StandingIndianJct

mile 90.09 / Jct

AT9205

mile 91.93 / πŸ’§


Spring.

BeechGap

mile 92.98 / Jct


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

AT9351

mile 93.39 / πŸ’§


Small stream.

KilbyCreek

mile 93.72 / πŸ’§


AT crosses Kilby Creek.

AT9424

mile 94.13 / πŸ’§


Stream.

ColemanGap

mile 94.75 / Gap

ATTimberRidgeTr

mile 95.78 / Jct

CarterGapWaterSpur

mile 96.15 / Jct


W to a water source.

CarterGapShTr

mile 96.18 / Shelter Junction


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

AT9676

mile 96.64 / πŸ’§

BettyCrGap

mile 99.91 / Gap

USFS83

mile 100.76 / πŸš—


AT crosses USFS 83 near Mooney Gap.

AT10101

mile 100.87 / πŸ’§


Culvert.

BearpenGap

mile 101.67 / Gap


AT and USFS 67.

ATBearpenTr

mile 102.08 / Jct


AT joins Bearpen Trail near USFS 67.

AlbertMtn

mile 102.34 / ⛰️


Firetower, campsite.

AT10269

mile 102.54 / Jct


Spur trail west to FS 67

BigSpringGap

mile 102.92 / πŸ’§


Pinnacle Trail joins the AT.

LongBrShelterTr

mile 104.83 / Shelter Junction


West 100 yards to Long Branch Shelter.

ATLongBranchTr

mile 105.66 / Jct


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

GlassmineGap

mile 106.07 / Gap

RockGapShelterTr

mile 108.17 / Shelter Junction


West 100 yards to Rock Gap Shelter, spring.

RockGapShelterN

mile 108.29 / Jct

RockGap

mile 108.42 / πŸ…ΏοΈ


Rock Gap, USFS 67. West 1.5 miles on USFS 67 to Standing Indian Campground, a paid USFS campground with showers, bathrooms and a camp store.

WallaceGap

mile 109.02 / πŸš—


USFS 67 and W Old Murphy Rd (Old U.S. 67).

AT10794

mile 109.13 / πŸ’§

AT11021

mile 111.41 / πŸ’§


Stream.

WindingStairGap

mile 112.15 / πŸ…ΏοΈ


Piped spring on south side of road. East to Franklin, NC. Lodging options include Ron Haven's Budget Inn, The Sapphire Inn, Comfort Inn, Microten Inn, Hiker's Den Hostel (same phone as Haven's Budget Inn, (828) 524-4403), Gooder Grove AT and Adventure Hostel, (828) 332-9228. Long-term resupply at Ingles Supermarket, BiLo, Walmart. Outdoor 76 and Three Eagles Outfitters offer camping equipment and shoes. Macon County Transit, (828) 349-2222 offering rides at $3 pp at 9:30a, 12:30p and 3:30p from Winding Stair Gap February thru May, check site http://www.macontransit.org/routes.html.

MooreCreek

mile 112.42 / πŸ’§


Northern, upstream Moore Creek crossing.

AT11137

mile 112.59 / πŸš—


Dirt road.

AT11191

mile 113.13 / πŸ’§


Small stream, campsite.

SwingingLick

mile 113.30 / Gap

PantherGap

mile 114.19 / Gap

ATSilerBaldTrS

mile 115.88 / 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.

ATSilerBaldTrN

mile 116.43 / Jct


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'.

AT11766

mile 117.51 / πŸ’§


Piped spring.

AT11798

mile 117.83 / πŸ’§


Footbridge over a stream.

WayahGap

mile 118.09 / πŸš—


N.C. 1310, Wayah Gap. Aquone Hostel at Nantahala Mountain Lodge offers pickups from Wayah, Burningtown or Tellico Gap, (828) 321-2340, http://www.aquonelogcabinrentals.com/at.html, meals, pizza, laundry.

ATWilsonLickTr

mile 119.42 / Jct


Junction of the AT with the Wilson Lick Trail.

FS69

mile 119.91 / πŸ’§


AT junction with USFS 69, piped spring.

ATBartramS

mile 120.34 / Jct

WineSpring

mile 120.39 / πŸ’§


Piped spring, space for a few tents. Junction with the Bartram Trail.

AT12073

mile 120.58 / Jct

AT12209

mile 121.95 / Jct


Two track.

WayahParking

mile 122.13 / Jct


E 100 yards to a bathroom.

WayahBald

mile 122.26 / ⛰️


Wayah Bald, observation tower.

AT12287

mile 122.72 / πŸ’§


Spring.

ATBartram

mile 122.80 / Jct


Bartram Trail leaves that AT.

WayahShelterTr

mile 123.16 / Shelter Junction


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

LicklogGap

mile 124.63 / Gap


West 0.5 miles to Little Laurel Creek.

AT12518

mile 126.59 / πŸ’§


Stream.

BurningtownGap

mile 126.90 / πŸ…ΏοΈ


N.C. 1397. Aquone Hostel at Nantahala Mountain Lodge offers pickups from Wayah, Burningtown and Tellico Gap, (828) 321-2340, http://www.aquonelogcabinrentals.com/at.html.

ColdSpringShelter

mile 128.11 / Shelter


Sleeps 6, privy, bear cables, spring. Tentsites north on the AT.

RockyBaldLookoutTr

mile 130.02 / Jct


E to summit of Rocky Bald.

AT13052

mile 130.36 / Jct


Blue blaze to water.

TellicoGap

mile 131.80 / πŸ…ΏοΈ


N.C. 1365. Aquone Hostel at Nantahala Mountain Lodge offers pickups from Wayah, Burningtown and Tellico Gap. (828) 321-2340 http://www.aquonelogcabinrentals.com/at.html.

WesserBald

mile 133.19 / ⛰️

WesserSummitJct

mile 133.20 / Jct

AT13232

mile 133.83 / πŸ’§


Spring 100' east of the switchback.

WesserBaldShelterTr

mile 133.96 / Shelter Junction


W to Wesser Bald Shelter.

AT13373

mile 135.26 / πŸ“·


View at a minor summit.

JumpUpLookout

mile 135.58 / πŸ“·


View of the Jump-up across the Nantahala River.

RufusMorganShelterTr

mile 138.89 / Shelter Junction


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

NOCOutfitters

mile 139.74 / O


Open 10-5 in season, sells backpacking gear and food, fuel, ATM, GSMNP permits, coin laundry, showers. Accepts packages. (828) 488-7230, <https://noc.com/retail-locations/outfitters-store>. Ask about loding options, which include hotel rooms and hiker style hostel or cabin accommodations. East 13 miles on U.S. 19 to Bryson City, NC with many services including a supermarket, pharmacy, coin laundry, hospital, hotels.

RiversEnd

mile 139.75 / 🍴


River's End Restaurant open 11-6 Nov-Feb and 8-7 rest of the year.

NantahalaRiver

mile 139.78 / πŸŒ‰


Nantahala River pedestrian bridge, north end. E 100' to Big Wesser BBQ and Brew restaurant, open in season 10a-11p.

AT13961

mile 141.25 / ⚑

WrightGap

mile 141.37 / Gap


Dirt road.

AT14074

mile 142.40 / Jct


Side trail 100 yards west to a spring and campsites.

AT14295

mile 142.78 / Jct

GrassyGap

mile 142.85 / Gap

AT14410

mile 143.94 / πŸ’§


Dripping rocks.

TheJumpUp

mile 144.55 / πŸ“·

SwimBald

mile 145.74 / ⛰️


Campsite.

SassafrasGapShTr

mile 146.61 / Shelter Junction


W to Sassafras Gap Shelter, camping and water.

CheoahBald

mile 147.74 / ⛰️


5062', campsite.

CheoahBartram

mile 147.98 / Jct


Junction of the AT and Bartram Trail near Cheoah Bald.

LocustCoveGap

mile 150.28 / ⛺️


W 100 yds to a spring.

SimpGap

mile 151.40 / Gap