Appalachian Trail: North Carolina

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The Appalachian Trail runs 259 miles through the mountains of North Carolina, from the Georgia border to the Tennessee border. If you are looking for detailed information on each section of trail, click on the individual section listings below.
Trail length: 259 miles
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  • Posted by Greg Heil on August 15, 2012


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    Trails in System

    Appalachian Trail 008: Bly Gap to Deep Gap
    Appalachian Trail 010: Wallace Gap to Wayah Gap
    Appalachian Trail 012: Tellico Gap to Nantahala River
    Appalachian Trail 013: Nantahala River to Stecoah Gap
    Appalachian Trail 014: Stecoah Gap to Yellow Creek Gap
    Appalachian Trail 016: Fontana Dam to Newfound Gap
    Appalachian Trail 017: Newfound Gap to Davenport Gap
    Appalachian Trail 018: Davenport Gap to Max Patch Road
    Appalachian Trail 020: Hot Springs to Allen Gap
    Appalachian Trail 009: Deep Gap to Wallace Gap
    Appalachian Trail 011: Wayah Gap to Tellico Gap
    Appalachian Trail 015: Yellow Creek Gap to Fontana Dam
    Appalachian Trail 019: Max Patch Road to Hot Springs
    Appalachian Trail 021: Allen Gap to Devil Fork Gap
    Appalachian Trail 022: Devil Fork Gap to Sams Gap
    Appalachian Trail 023: Sams Gap to Spivey Gap
    Appalachian Trail 024: Spivey Gap to Nolichucky River

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    Reviewed by DIRTY on February 19, 2013

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    As no one has reviewed this yet I guess I'll give it a crack. This has to be one of the best sections of the AT. Allot of steep up and downs fill this section and so make it a proving ground for many a hopeful thru-hiker every spring, on their way from GA to ME. There are far too many great sections of this part of the trail to list. From Max Patch & following cairns along a string of treeless balds, to the brilliant tunnels of blooming rhododendron near Roan Mt., or hiking through the trail town of Hot springs and stopping for a soak in the hot tubs or a drink at the pub. If I could rate it higher than 5 stars I would & some of the friendships with fellow hikers I have been fortunate enough to gain will forever be cherished with memories of a long hike on such a special trail.
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