MtnCrossings

mile 33.16 / Hostel


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

BullGap1

mile 34.27 / ⛺️


W 0.2 miles to water.

SwaimGap

mile 35.42 / Gap

WolfLaurelTop

mile 36.91 / ⛰️

BaggsCreekGap

mile 37.49 / ⛺️


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

Cowrock

mile 38.23 / ⛰️

TesnateeGap

mile 39.23 / 🅿️


Ga. 348.

WhitleyGapTr

mile 39.93 / Jct

HogpenSpringSpur

mile 40.15 / Jct


E 400' to a small spring.

HogpenGap

mile 40.23 / 🅿️


Hogpen Gap, nobo trailhead, Ga. 348.

WhiteOakStampGap

mile 41.07 / Gap

PoorMtn

mile 42.17 / ⛰️

WideGap

mile 42.83 / Gap

SheepRockTop

mile 43.93 / ⛰️

LowGap

mile 44.86 / Shelter Junction


East 0.1 miles to Low Gap Shelter.

PoplarStampGap

mile 46.32 / 💧


Camping. E 0.1 miles to a water source.

ColdSpringsGap

mile 48.93 / Gap

ChattahoocheeGap

mile 50.11 / Jct


Chattahoochee Gap, Jack's Gap Trail to Ga. 180.

RedClayGap

mile 50.86 / Gap

AT5196

mile 52.54 / 💧


Small spring.

BlueMtnShelterSpur

mile 52.62 / Shelter Junction


W 100 yards to Blue Mountain Shelter.

BlueMtn

mile 53.41 / ⛰️

UnicoiGap

mile 54.99 / 🅿️


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.

ATRockyMtnTrail

mile 55.88 / Jct


The AT joins the Rocky Mountain Trail.

RockyMtn

mile 56.38 / ⛰️

IndianGraveGapGA

mile 57.67 / 🅿️


USFS 283.

AT5778

mile 58.41 / 🚗


USFS 79 aka Tray Mtn Road.

CheeseFactory

mile 58.75 / ⛺️


Water source is a spring 0.1 miles east.

TrayGap

mile 59.48 / 🚗


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

TrayMtn

mile 60.28 / ⛰️

TrayMtnCamp

mile 60.44 / ⛺️


Small campsite.

TrayMtnShelterTr

mile 60.68 / Shelter Junction


West 0.2 miles to Tray Mountain Shelter.

WolfpenGap

mile 61.85 / Gap

SteeltrapGap

mile 62.42 / Gap


West 250 yards to spring.

YounglickKnob

mile 62.97 / ⛰️

BlueRidgeSwag

mile 64.14 / Gap

SassafrasGap

mile 65.46 / Gap


E 200 yards to Johns Spring.

AddisGap

mile 66.30 / ⛺️


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

DeepGap

mile 68.25 / Shelter Junction


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

MorelandGap

mile 70.67 / Gap

MorelandSpring

mile 70.80 / 💧


Piped spring.

DicksCreek

mile 71.53 / 💧

DicksCrGap

mile 71.91 / 🚗


U.S. 76, Dicks Creek Gap. West 0.5 miles to Top of Georgia Hostel, http://www.topofgeorgiahostel.com/, 706-982-3252, gear shop, resupply. West 11 miles to Hiawassee, GA.

CowartGap

mile 73.73 / Gap


ATV trail.

BullGap2

mile 75.27 / Gap

PlumorchardGap

mile 76.45 / Gap


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

AsKnob

mile 77.22 / ⛰️

BlueRidgeGap

mile 77.75 / 🚗


Charles Creek Road.

RichCoveGap

mile 78.95 / Gap

GA-NC

mile 80.81 / 📷


AT crosses the Georgia-North Carolina line.

BlyGap

mile 80.95 / 🌲


Bly Gap, twisted oak.

SharpTop

mile 81.33 / ⛰️

SassafrasGapNC

mile 82.86 / Gap

MuskratCrSh

mile 83.77 / Shelter


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

ATChunkyGal

mile 84.79 / Jct


Chunky Gal Trail junction with the AT.

WateroakGap

mile 85.63 / Gap

DeepGapNC

mile 87.73 / Gap


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

StandingIndianTr

mile 88.64 / Shelter Junction


50 yards to Standing Indian Shelter.

StandingIndianJct

mile 90.22 / Jct

BeechGap

mile 93.11 / 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.

KilbyCreek

mile 93.85 / 💧


AT crosses Kilby Creek.

ColemanGap

mile 94.87 / Gap

ATTimberRidgeTr

mile 95.91 / Jct

CarterGapShTr

mile 96.31 / Shelter Junction


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

BettyCrGap

mile 100.04 / Gap

BettyCrGapTr

mile 100.17 / Jct


E 0.3 miles to a stream.

USFS83

mile 100.91 / 🚗


AT crosses USFS 83 near Mooney Gap.

BearpenGap

mile 101.82 / Gap


AT and USFS 67.

ATBearpenTr

mile 102.23 / Jct


AT joins Bearpen Trail near USFS 67.

AlbertMtn

mile 102.49 / ⛰️


Firetower

BigSpringGap

mile 103.07 / 💧


W to water at Hurricane Creek headwaters.

LongBrShelterTr

mile 104.98 / Shelter Junction


West 100 yards to Long Branch Shelter.

ATLongBranchTr

mile 105.81 / Jct


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

GlassmineGap

mile 106.22 / Gap

RockGapShelterTr

mile 108.44 / Shelter Junction


West 100 yards to Rock Gap Shelter, spring.

RockGap

mile 108.58 / 🅿️


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 109.17 / 🚗


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

AT10794

mile 109.28 / 💧

AT11021

mile 111.57 / 💧


Stream.

US64

mile 112.31 / 🅿️


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 112.57 / 💧


Northern, upstream Moore Creek crossing.

AT11137

mile 112.75 / 🚗


Dirt road.

AT11191

mile 113.28 / 💧


Small stream.

SwingingLick

mile 113.46 / Gap

PantherGap

mile 114.34 / Gap

ATSilerBaldTrS

mile 116.04 / 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 116.58 / Shelter 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'.

WayahGap

mile 118.24 / 🚗


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 119.57 / Jct


Junction of the AT with the Wilson Lick Trail.

FS69

mile 120.07 / 💧


AT junction with USFS 69, piped spring.

WineSpring

mile 120.55 / 💧


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

WayahBald

mile 122.42 / ⛰️


Wayah Bald, observation tower.

ATBartram

mile 122.98 / Jct


Junction of the AT and Bartram Trail.

WayahShelterTr

mile 123.33 / Shelter Junction


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

LicklogGap

mile 124.80 / Gap


West 0.5 miles to Little Laurel Creek.

AT12518

mile 126.76 / 💧


Stream.

BurningtownGap

mile 127.07 / 🅿️


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 128.28 / Shelter


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

CopperRidgeLookout

mile 129.01 / 📷

RockyBaldLookoutTr

mile 130.19 / Jct


E to summit of Rocky Bald.