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Davenport Gap
to US 19E

 

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Appalachian Trail GPS Tracks

Get the complete GPS Tracks for this section of the AT along the North Carolina/Tennessee border for ONLY $1.97!  This .gpx file includes waypoints for all trail shelters along this 151 mile stretch of trail and many of the official AT parking areas. Use the BUY NOW button below and we'll send you the file via e-mail!  Happy Hiking!

NOTE: Some trail relocation may have occurred, which may not be reflected with our GPS Tracks.  The tracks are very close to the current trail.

You'll find information about the 151 mile stretch of the Appalachian Trail along the North Carolina/Tennessee border between Davenport Gap and US 19E by using the links above that will take you to web pages with a detailed description, pictures as well as maps of different sections of the AT between Davenport Gap and US 19E.  The links above (under construction) will give you a closer look at the trail to assist in planning your AT adventure.

At Davenport Gap the Appalachian Trail leaves behind Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Dogs are allowed on the trail once again. The trail winds it way along the North Carolina/Tennessee border through numerous gaps and over many mountains with spectacular views. There are 17 shelters along this stretch of the trail.

There are many memorable places along this long stretch of the Appalachian Trail including Max Patch, Lovers Leap, Blackstack Cliffs, Big Butt, Big Bald, Little Bald, Nolichucky River, Beauty Spot, Unaka Mountain, Carvers Gap, Grassy Ridge, Roan High Knob, Little Hump Mountain and Hump Mountain. 

Thru hikers will travel through Hot Springs, NC, which is a popular rest stop along the 2180+ mile Appalachian Trail. The trail travels thru the heart of the town with most services located right along the "trail", which is marked with diamonds in the sidewalk.

 

Miles from Springer Mtn Elevation Key points along the AT in NC (Davenport Gap to US 19E section)
238.1 1975 feet Davenport Gap, NC 284/TN 32, leaving Great Smoky Mountains National Park
239.4 1600 feet State Line Branch
239.6 1400 feet Pigeon River
240.0 1500 feet I-40
241.0 1800 feet Green Corner Road
242.8 3100 feet Painter Branch
243.7 3730 feet Spanish Oak Gap
245.2 4263 feet Snowbird Mountain
245.7 4100 feet Campsite
247.7 2850 feet Deep Gap, Groundhog Creek Shelter
250.6 3500 feet Brown Gap
253.3 4380 feet Max Patch Road, NC 1182
254.1 4629 feet Max Patch summit
255.9 3950 feet Roaring Fork Shelter
259.5 3550 feet Lemon Gap, NC 1182/TN 107
260.8 4260 feet Walnut Mountain Shelter
263.2 4686 feet Bluff Mountain
264.8 3730 feet Big Rock Spring
267.3 2500 feet Garenflo Gap
270.7 2330 feet Deer Park Mountain Shelter
273.9 1326 feet US 25 & US 70, NC 209 (Hot Springs, NC 28743)
275.3 1820 feet Lovers Leap Rock
277.2 2130 feet Pump Gap
278.8 2490 feet Campsite
279.8 2270 feet Tanyard Gap, US 25 & US 70 overpass
282.1 3600 feet Rich Mountain Fire Tore side trail
283.2 2900 feet Hurricane Gap
284.9 3300 feet Spring Mountain Shelter
286.4 3190 feet Spring
288.6 2234 feet Allen Gap, NC 208/TN 70
290.2 2560 feet Log Cabin Drive
293.5 3620 feet Little Laurel Shelter
294.8 4750 feet Camp Creek Bald, side trail to fire tower
296.5 4390 feet Spring, creek
296.6 4390 feet White Rocks Cliffs
296.8 4420 feet Blackstack Cliffs
297.8 4360 feet Big Firescald Knob
300.3 4150 feet Jerry Cabin Shelter
302.2 4750 feet Big Butt
303.5 4480 feet Spring
303.8 4490 feet Shelton Graves
306.2 3570 feet Flint Mountain Shelter
307.1 3400 feet Campsite
308.9 3100 feet Devil Fork Gap, NC 212
309.4 2960 feet Rector Laurel Road
312.2 4579 feet Frozen Knob
312.8 4160 feet Big Flat
313.8 3800 feet Rice Gap
315.0 4255 feet Hogsback Ridge Shelter
315.6 4460 feet High Rock
317.4 3850 feet Sams Gap, US 23/I-26
318.1 4000 feet Springs
319.7 4100 feet Street Gap
321.1 4300 feet Low Gap
323.1 4850 feet Spring
323.9 5516 feet Big Bald
324.2 5300 feet Big Stamp
325.1 5100 feet Bald Mountain Shelter
325.5 4890 feet Campsite
326.5 5220 feet Little Bald
328.5 3650 feet Whistling Gap
328.8 4100 feet Trail to High Rocks
330.3 3490 feet Campsite
330.8 3200 feet Spivey Gap, US 19W
331.4 3800 feet Oglesby Branch
335.5 3300 feet Spring
335.7 3180 feet No Business Knob Shelter
338.1 2850 feet Temple Hill Gap
342.0 1700 feet Chestoa Bridge, Nolichucky River (Erwin, TN 37650)
343.3 1780 feet Nolichucky River Valley
346.2 3070 feet Curley Maple Gap Shelter
350.3 3350 feet Indian Grave Gap, NC 197/TN395
351.4 3980 feet USFS 230
352.6 4437 feet Beauty Spot
353.1 4120 feet Beauty Spot Gap
354.1 4100 feet Deep Gap
354.7 4660 feet USFS 230
355.7 5180 feet Unaka Mountain
357.9 3900 feet Low Gap
359.0 3900 feet Cherry Gap Shelter
362.1 3723 feet Iron Mountain Gap, NC 226/TN 107 (Unicoi, TN 37692)
363.4 3950 feet Campsite
366.3 4034 feet Greasy Creek Gap
367.1 4110 feet Campsite
368.2 4400 feet Clyde Smith Shelter
369.1 4918 feet Little Rock Knob
371.2 4040 feet Hughes Gap
374.2 5350 feet Ash Gap
375.2 6200 feet Trail to Roan High Bluff, Rhododendron Gardens
375.8 6275 feet Roan High Knob Shelter
377.3 5512 feet Carvers Gap, NC 261/TN 143
379.2 5770 feet Trail to Grassy Ridge
381.0 5050 feet Stan Murray Shelter
382.9 4550 feet Yellow Mountain Gap, Overmountain Shelter
384.5 5459 feet Little Hump Mountain
385.8 4950 feet Bradley Gap
386.7 5587 feet Hump Mountain
389.1 4600 feet Doll Flats, NC/TN State Line
391.5 3060 feet Spring
392.1 2895 feet US 19E (Elk Park, NC 08622) (Newland, NC 28657) (Roan Mtn, TN 37687)

We recommend purchasing any of the following books for those looking for more information on hiking the Appalachian Trail in North Carolina:

 Appalachian Trail Guide to Tennessee-North Carolina: 13th Edition

 Exploring the Appalachian Trail: Georgia North Carolina Tennessee

 Hiking Great Smoky Mountains National Park

 Best Easy Day Hikes Great Smoky Mountains National Park

 Hiking Trails of the Smokies

 Trails Illustrated Great Smoky Mountains National Park

 Trails Illustrated Great Smoky Mountains National Park Explorer

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