USFS42

mile 0.98 / 🅿️

3Forks

mile 4.40 / 🚗


Three Forks, USFS 58

HickoryFlats

mile 6.32 / 🚗


USFS 251, Hickory Flats

WoodyGap

mile 21.68 / 🚗


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.

NeelsGap

mile 33.01 / 🚗


U.S. 19 and 129. East 0.3 miles to Blood Mountain Cabins, a comfortable and economical option for groups of hikers.

TesnateeGap

mile 39.11 / 🅿️


Ga. 348, Logan Turnpike Trail junction.

HogpenGap

mile 40.11 / 🅿️


Hogpen Gap, nobo trailhead, Ga. 348.

UnicoiGap

mile 54.86 / 🅿️


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.

IndianGraveGapGA

mile 57.54 / 🅿️


USFS 283.

AT5778

mile 58.28 / 🚗


USFS 79 aka Tray Mtn Road.

TrayGap

mile 59.35 / 🚗


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

BlueRidgeGap

mile 77.62 / 🚗


Charles Creek Road.

USFS83

mile 100.76 / 🚗


AT crosses USFS 83 near Mooney Gap.

RockGap

mile 108.42 / 🅿️


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 / 🚗


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

WindingStairGap

mile 112.15 / 🅿️


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.

AT11137

mile 112.59 / 🚗


Dirt road.

WayahGap

mile 118.09 / 🚗


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.

BurningtownGap

mile 126.90 / 🅿️


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.

TellicoGap

mile 131.80 / 🅿️


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.

StecoahGap

mile 153.48 / 🅿️


N.C. 143, Sweetwater Road, picnic tables. Parking lot. Spring located 300 feet west on road, then down logging road on the left. West 9 miles to Robbinsville, NC, with motels, supermarkets, fast food.

YellowCrGap

mile 161.22 / 🅿️


N.C. 1242, Yellow Creek Mtn Road.

ATBMT-VI

mile 167.30 / 🚗


Dirt road, southern junction of the AT with the BMT near Fontana Dam.

NC28

mile 167.47 / 🚗


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/>.

NewfoundGap

mile 210.39 / 🚗


W 15 miles to Gatlinburg, Tennessee. E 18 miles to Cherokee, NC. Restrooms at eastern end of parking lot.

DavenportGap

mile 241.80 / 🚗


Davenport Gap, Tenn. 32. East 1 mile to The Big Creek Country Store, (828) 476-4492 <https://www.facebook.com/pg/BigCreekCountryStore/>.

Interstate40

mile 243.56 / 🚗


I-40 underpass, north side.

GreenCornerStairs

mile 243.62 / 🚗


Green Corner Road, stairs.

GreenCornerRdN

mile 244.38 / 🚗


W 0.2 miles to Standing Bear Farm, a hostel.

BrownGap

mile 254.30 / 🅿️


USFS 148A, parking, campsite. W 0.2 miles to an unreliable stream.

ATMaxPatchRd

mile 257.08 / 🅿️


N.C. 1182, Max Patch Road.

AT25348

mile 257.42 / 🚗


Dirt road.

AT25516

mile 259.12 / 🚗


Old logging road.

LemonGap

mile 263.14 / 🅿️


N.C. 1182 and Tenn. 107.

GarenfloGap

mile 270.92 / 🅿️


Garenflo Gap Road.

SurpentineAve

mile 277.31 / 🚗


W 0.1 miles to The Hostel at Laughing Heart Lodge, <http://www.laughingheartlodge.com/index.php/accommodations/hostel/>, (828) 206-8487.

MillRidgeRoad

mile 282.52 / 🅿️


AT nobo joins Mill Ridge Road.

MillRidgeRoadN

mile 282.79 / 🚗


AT northbound leaves Mill Ridge Road.

RichMtnRoad

mile 286.74 / 🚗


AT crosses Rich Mountain Road.

HurricaneGap

mile 286.93 / 🚗


USFS 467.

AllenGap

mile 292.46 / 🅿️


N.C. 208 and Tenn. 70.

ATLogCabinRoad

mile 294.01 / 🚗


West 0.7 miles to Hemlock Hollow Farm Shop and Cafe (423) 787-1736 <http://www.hemlockhollowinn.com>. Heated bunkhouse hostel and private rooms available. Camp store.

AT29838

mile 302.95 / 🚗


Cross a dirt road.

DevilForkGap

mile 312.41 / 🚗


N.C. 212.

RectorLaurelRoad

mile 312.91 / 🚗

StreetGap

mile 323.72 / 🅿️

BigBaldRoad1

mile 327.89 / 🚗


West 0.2 miles to a spring and campsite.

BigStamp

mile 328.12 / 🚗


Second crossing of Big Bald Road. West 0.2 miles to campsite and spring. East along the road is the Big Bald Bypass.

SpiveyGap

mile 334.93 / 🅿️


U.S. 19W

AT33148

mile 336.44 / 🚗


Dirt road.

JonesBranchRoad

mile 346.22 / 🚗


Jones Branch Road, north side, near junction with Chestoa Pike. West about a mile to Cantarroso Farm and Apiary, <http://www.cantarrosofarm.com/>, (423) 833-7514. Tenting, rooms, laundry. Town shuttles, fuel, work for stay.

IndianGraveGap

mile 354.41 / 🅿️


Tenn. 395 and N.C. 197, parking.

USFS320S

mile 355.52 / 🚗


AT crosses Beauty Spot Gap Road/USFS 230.

USFS230N

mile 357.00 / 🚗


USFS 320/Beauty Spot Gap road. West 100 yards to a piped spring.

BeautySpotGap

mile 358.32 / 🚗


USFS 230/Unaka Mountain Road. 50 yards west to a spring, campsites.

UnakaMtnRoad

mile 358.80 / 🚗


AT passes near Unaka Mountain Road/USFS 230.

IronMtnGap

mile 366.32 / 🚗


Tenn. 107 and N.C. 226, Iron Mountain Gap. East 3 miles to Beladean Shell, a convenience store and deli. West 10 miles to Unicoi, Tenn. with restaurants and convenence store.

HughesGap

mile 375.79 / 🚗

CarversGap

mile 382.03 / 🅿️


N.C. 261 and Tenn. 143. Picnic area and restrooms.

US19E

mile 396.64 / 🚗


W 0.3 miles to Mountain Harbour B&B, <http://www.mountainharbour.net/>, (423) 772-9494, bunks include linens. Full resupply. Private rooms available, breakfast, laundry. East 2.5 miles to Elk Park, NC, restaurant and a convenience store.

BearBranchRd

mile 396.87 / 🚗

BuckMtnRd

mile 399.89 / 🚗

CampbellHollowRd

mile 400.19 / 🚗

WalnutMtnRd

mile 406.89 / 🚗


Dirt road.

FS293

mile 409.73 / 🚗


Dirt road.

DennisCoveRd

mile 419.40 / 🚗


West to Bob Peoples' Kincora.

ShookBr314

mile 427.75 / 🚗


Shook Branch Road and US 321. Across the street is the Shook Branch Recreation Area on Watauga Lake, which may have bathrooms and running water in season.

AT42401

mile 430.90 / 🚗


AT north trailhead on Lookout Road.

AT42521

mile 431.80 / 🚗


AT crosses Lookout Road.

CrossMtnRd

mile 447.86 / 🅿️


AT S trailhead on Cross Mtn Road. Junction of AT with southern section of the Iron Mtn Trail.

TN91

mile 447.88 / 🚗

LowGapTN

mile 454.40 / 🅿️


AT crosses Low Gap at US 421.

McQueenGapRd

mile 458.06 / 🚗

ATLegionSt

mile 469.18 / 🚗


East 100 yards to the Place, a hostel.

US58

mile 486.05 / 🚗

VA601

mile 487.29 / 🅿️


Beech Mtn Road.

WhitetopRd

mile 490.74 / 🚗


Road leads to the summit of Whitetop Mtn.

VA600S

mile 493.07 / 🅿️


South AT trailhead off VA 600. Pit toilet and trash nearby.

VA603

mile 509.88 / 🚗

VA650

mile 518.19 / 🚗


E 3 miles on VA 16 to Troutdale, VA. Sufi Lodge <https://www.sufilodge.org/> offers rooms at reasonable rates, breakfast, shuttles, (276) 677-0195, mail drops.

SlabTownRd

mile 523.46 / 🚗


Slab Town Road, VA 672.

VA670

mile 524.36 / 🅿️

PughMtnRd

mile 528.19 / 🚗

VA16

mile 532.25 / 🚗

NicksCreekRd

mile 532.99 / 🚗

GladeMtnRd

mile 536.24 / 🚗

FS86

mile 539.34 / 🚗

RockyHollowRd

mile 540.84 / 🚗

KegleyLn

mile 541.27 / 🚗

I-81

mile 543.71 / 🚗

AT53551

mile 544.02 / 🚗


Two track.

DavisValleyRd

mile 544.55 / 🚗

VA610

mile 553.53 / 🚗

VA742

mile 554.96 / 🚗


N Fork Holston River flows under VA 742.

VA42

mile 556.01 / 🚗

VA625

mile 562.79 / 🚗

ATChestnutKnobS

mile 565.21 / 🚗


AT joins road along the ridge of Chestnut Knob.

GardenWalkerGap

mile 568.76 / 🚗


E to a piped spring. In 1952 a coyote was terrorizing the sheep of Burke's Garden. Before being brought to justice, the Varmint cost an estimated $32,000 in damages. The town hosts an annual half marathon in the Varmint's honor.

VA623

mile 573.53 / 🚗


Cross Va 623 on the ridge of Garden Mountain.