Springer

mile 0.00 / ⛰️

SpringerMtnShelterTr

mile 0.14 / Shelter Junction


E 0.1 miles to Springer Mtn Shelter. Water source is an unreliable spring.

ATBMT1

mile 0.24 / Jct


Benton MacKaye Trail leaves the Appalachian Trail.

USFS42

mile 0.98 / 🅿️

ATBMT2

mile 1.31 / Jct


Benton MacKaye Trail crosses the AT.

ATBMT3

mile 1.93 / Jct


Benton MacKaye Trail crosses the AT.

StoverCrSpurS

mile 2.78 / Shelter Junction


East 200' to Stover Creek Shelter.

StoverCrSpurN

mile 2.80 / Jct


East 100 yards to Stover Creek Shelter.

StoverCreek

mile 2.89 / 💧

ATBMT4

mile 4.30 / Jct


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

3Forks

mile 4.40 / 🚗


Three Forks, USFS 58

ATBMT5

mile 5.29 / Jct


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

HickoryFlats

mile 6.32 / 🚗


USFS 251, Hickory Flats

HawkMtnCamp

mile 7.46 / ⛺️


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

HawkMtnShelterTr

mile 8.21 / Shelter Junction


West 0.2 miles to Hawk Mountain Shelter.

HightowerGap

mile 8.75 / Gap


USFS 42 and 69, parking available.

HorseGap

mile 10.72 / Gap


USFS 42, parking available.

SassafrasMtn

mile 11.83 / ⛰️

CooperGap

mile 12.55 / Gap


USFS 42 and 80, parking available.

JustusMtn

mile 13.15 / ⛰️

JustusCreek

mile 14.71 / 💧

GoochMtnShelterSpur

mile 16.17 / Shelter Junction


W 100 yards to Gooch Mtn Shelter.

GoochGap

mile 17.68 / Gap


USFS 42, east 0.1 miles to camping and water.

GoochGapSpur

mile 17.74 / Jct


East to Walden Creek.

RamrockMtn

mile 20.03 / ⛰️

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.

WoodyGapSpur

mile 21.71 / Jct


West 0.2 miles to camping and a spring.

DanGap

mile 24.16 / Gap

GrannyTop

mile 24.32 / ⛰️

DockeryLakeTr

mile 24.72 / Jct


Dockery Lake Trail jct with AT. Tenting nearby.

LanceCreek

mile 25.15 / ⛺️


4 tent platforms, bear cables.

JarrardGap

mile 27.65 / Gap


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

BirdGap1

mile 29.14 / Shelter Junction


W 0.4 miles to Woods Hole Shelter.

BirdGap2

mile 29.17 / Jct


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

ATSlaughterCreekTr

mile 29.56 / Jct


W 200' to a spring.

SlaughterCreekCamp

mile 29.65 / ⛺️


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

DuncanRidgeAT

mile 30.01 / Jct


Junction of the 17 mile Duncan Ridge Trail with the AT. The former ultimately intersects the Benton MacKaye Trail, creating a loop of the three trails.

BloodMtnPrivy

mile 30.50 / 💩

BloodMtnShelter

mile 30.53 / Shelter


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

BloodMtnOverlook

mile 30.67 / 📷

FlatrockGap

mile 32.02 / Jct


Flatrock Gap. West 0.2 miles to water.

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.

MtnCrossings

mile 33.04 / Hostel


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

BullGap1

mile 34.15 / ⛺️


W 0.2 miles to water.

SwaimGap

mile 35.30 / Gap

AT3599

mile 35.88 / ⛺️

AT3610

mile 35.99 / Jct

WolfLaurelTop

mile 36.78 / ⛰️

BaggsCreekGap

mile 37.37 / ⛺️


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

Cowrock

mile 38.10 / ⛰️

TesnateeGap

mile 39.11 / 🅿️


Ga. 348, Logan Turnpike Trail junction.

HogpenSpringSpur

mile 40.02 / Jct


E 400' to a small spring.

HogpenGap

mile 40.11 / 🅿️


Hogpen Gap, nobo trailhead, Ga. 348.

WhiteOakStampGap

mile 40.95 / Gap

PoorMtn

mile 42.05 / ⛰️

WideGap

mile 42.70 / Gap

SheepRockTop

mile 43.80 / ⛰️

LowGap

mile 44.73 / Shelter Junction


East 0.1 miles to Low Gap Shelter.

AT4522

mile 45.12 / 💧

PoplarStampGap

mile 46.19 / ⛺️


Camping. E 0.1 miles to a water source.

AT4733

mile 47.22 / 💧

AT4745

mile 47.33 / 💧

AT4838

mile 48.27 / 💧

ColdSpringsGap

mile 48.80 / Gap

ChattahoocheeGap

mile 49.99 / Jct


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

RedClayGap

mile 50.74 / Gap

AT5158

mile 51.47 / Jct


W to campsite

HensonGap

mile 52.07 / Gap

AT5196

mile 52.41 / 💧


Small spring.

BlueMtnShelterSpur

mile 52.48 / Shelter Junction


W 100 yards to Blue Mountain Shelter.

BlueMtn

mile 53.28 / ⛰️

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.

AT5562

mile 55.51 / 💧

ATRockyMtnTrail

mile 55.76 / Jct


The AT joins the Rocky Mountain Trail.

RockyMtn

mile 56.25 / ⛰️

IndianGraveGapGA

mile 57.54 / 🅿️


USFS 283.

AT5778

mile 58.28 / 🚗


USFS 79 aka Tray Mtn Road.

CheeseFactory

mile 58.62 / ⛺️


Water source is a spring 0.1 miles east.

TrayGap

mile 59.35 / 🚗


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

TrayMtn

mile 60.15 / ⛰️

TrayMtnCamp

mile 60.31 / ⛺️


Small campsite.

TrayMtnShelterTr

mile 60.55 / Shelter Junction


West 0.2 miles to Tray Mountain Shelter.

WolfpenGap

mile 61.72 / Gap

SteeltrapGap

mile 62.31 / Gap


West 250 yards to spring.

YounglickKnob

mile 62.84 / ⛰️

SwagOfTheBlueRidge

mile 64.16 / Gap

SassafrasGap

mile 65.32 / Gap


Campsite. E 200 yards to Johns Spring.

AddisGap

mile 66.17 / ⛺️


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

DeepGap

mile 68.13 / Shelter Junction


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

AT6923

mile 70.43 / 📷


Sign for vista.

MorelandGap

mile 70.54 / Gap

MorelandSpring

mile 70.68 / 💧


Piped spring.

DicksCreek

mile 71.40 / 💧

DicksCreekGap

mile 71.78 / Shelter Junction


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.

AT7298

mile 72.87 / Jct


E 100 yards to water.

CowartGap

mile 73.60 / Gap


ATV trail.

BullGap2

mile 75.14 / Gap

AT7602

mile 75.90 / 💧

PlumorchardGap

mile 76.32 / Shelter Junction


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