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 4.29 / 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 6.34 / 🚗


USFS 251, Hickory Flats

HawkMtnCamp

mile 7.48 / ⛺️


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

HawkMtnShelterTr

mile 8.23 / Shelter Junction


West 0.2 miles to Hawk Mountain Shelter.

HightowerGap

mile 8.77 / Gap


USFS 42 and 69, parking available.

HorseGap

mile 10.74 / Gap


USFS 42, parking available.

SassafrasMtn

mile 11.85 / ⛰️

CooperGap

mile 12.57 / Gap


USFS 42 and 80, parking available.

JustusMtn

mile 13.17 / ⛰️

JustusCreek

mile 14.73 / 💧

GoochMtnShelterSpur

mile 16.20 / Shelter Junction


W 100 yards to Gooch Mtn Shelter.

GoochGap

mile 17.70 / Gap


USFS 42, east 0.1 miles to camping and water.

RamrockMtn

mile 20.06 / ⛰️

WoodyGap

mile 21.70 / 🚗


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.

DanGap

mile 24.19 / Gap

GrannyTop

mile 24.34 / ⛰️

DockeryLakeTr

mile 24.74 / Jct


Dockery Lake Trail jct with AT. Tenting nearby.

LanceCreek

mile 25.17 / ⛺️


4 tent platforms, bear cables.

JarrardGap

mile 27.67 / Gap


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

BirdGap1

mile 29.15 / Shelter Junction


W 0.4 miles to Woods Hole Shelter.

BirdGap2

mile 29.18 / Jct


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

ATSlaughterCreekTr

mile 29.59 / Jct


W 200' to a spring.

SlaughterCreekCamp

mile 29.67 / ⛺️


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

DuncanRidgeAT

mile 30.03 / 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.

BloodMtnShelter

mile 30.55 / Shelter


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

BloodMtnOverlook

mile 30.69 / 📷

NeelsGap

mile 33.14 / 🚗


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

MtnCrossings

mile 33.16 / 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