Appalachian Trail: Allen Gap to Devil Fork Gap

Go the whole 18.6 miles or shorten your hike by staying at one of the three shelters planted along this leg. Highlights: Civil War markers and panoramic views on Firescald Knob.
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Go the whole 18.6 miles or shorten your hike by staying at one of the three shelters planted along this leg. Highlights: Civil War markers and panoramic views on Firescald Knob.

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 30.0

Waypoints

WPT017

Location: 36.0629653930664, -82.6298522949219

Clearing

WPT032

Location: 36.0564994812012, -82.6554641723633

Side trail to the W @ Chestnutlog Gap

WPT010

Location: 36.045482635498, -82.61181640625

AT turns E @ jct. with trail to campsite (room for 1 tent)

WPT008

Location: 36.0002174377441, -82.7721328735352

Campsite (room for 2 tents)

WPT023

Location: 36.0661849975586, -82.6322326660156

Blue-blazed bypass trail

WPT077

Location: 36.0151176452637, -82.6114196777344

AT turns W; double track

WPT018

Location: 36.0661315917969, -82.6322174072266

AT turns E @ jct. with jeep road that leads to graves. Squibbs Creek Trail to the W

WPT033

Location: 36.0565338134766, -82.6570129394531

Jerry Cabin Shelter

ZZZ019

Location: 36.0101013183594, -82.6088333129883

Devil Fork Gap; NC 212; stile

WPT006

Location: 36.0150337219238, -82.7358856201172

Little Laurel Shelter; Dixon Trail to W

WPT015

Location: 36.0551681518555, -82.6186981201172

Blue-blazed trail to E

WPT005

Location: 36.0351486206055, -82.5967330932617

AT straight @ jct. with double track

WPT046

Location: 36.0333824157715, -82.7011642456055

Blue-blazed trail to the W

WPT019

Location: 36.0660667419434, -82.6327514648438

AT turns E @ jct. with blue-blazed trail which continues straight for shelter bypass trail

WPT076

Location: 36.0108489990234, -82.6093826293945

Campsite (room for 2 tents)

WPT038

Location: 36.0466995239258, -82.6811828613281

Blue-blazed trail to the W; bad weather trail; Fox Cabin Gap

WPT003

Location: 36.0218505859375, -82.716552734375

Pounding Mill Trail to the E leads to viewing tower (may be locked)

WPT009

Location: 36.0432319641113, -82.607536315918

Double track trail to the W

WPT025

Location: 36.0661010742188, -82.6370849609375

Plaque and ashes

WPT041

Location: 36.0387649536133, -82.6888809204102

Bumpy Valley view point

WPT013

Location: 36.0525169372559, -82.6178665161133

AT turns W and leaves dirt trail to Shelton Graves

WPT049

Location: 36.0312004089356, -82.7023849487305

Campsite (room for 3 tents)

WPT028

Location: 36.0633506774902, -82.6421203613281

Sarvis Cove trail to W

WPT020

Location: 36.0658683776856, -82.6328811645508

Side trail leads W to view from Big Rocks

WPT056

Location: 36.0234985351562, -82.7154006958008

Firetower (may be locked)

ZZZ018

Location: 35.9870491027832, -82.7868499755859

Allen Gap crossing; NC 208 S/TN 70 N

WPT006

Location: 36.0400161743164, -82.602165222168

Campsite (room for 3 tents)

WPT026

Location: 36.0651168823242, -82.6385803222656

Jeep road

WPT010

Location: 35.9941825866699, -82.7788848876953

20-ft. side trail leads to Log Cabin Rd.

WPT039

Location: 36.0443840026856, -82.6850814819336

Views to the NNW

WPT027

Location: 36.0644683837891, -82.6398315429688

Big 20 ft. boulder; climb

WPT022

Location: 36.0658683776856, -82.6330032348633

Big Rocks and Big Butt

WPT007

Location: 36.0157661437988, -82.7348861694336

Piped spring

WPT075

Location: 36.0105323791504, -82.6087036132812

AT turns E

WPT044

Location: 36.0341148376465, -82.7008819580078

Trail to Blackstack Cliffs

WPT031

Location: 36.0593681335449, -82.6481018066406

S end of field

WPT012

Location: 36.0511665344238, -82.6177673339844

Shelton Graves; large clearing

WPT016

Location: 36.0564346313477, -82.6189498901367

Campsite (room for 2 tents)

WPT055

Location: 36.0215339660644, -82.7163314819336

Embarq tower

WPT021

Location: 36.0654678344727, -82.6336975097656

Rock jumble

WPT008

Location: 36.0413513183594, -82.6067962646484

AT turns W @ jct. with double track for shelter

WPT024

Location: 36.0658988952637, -82.6358871459961

Jeep road

WPT042

Location: 36.0351982116699, -82.6984176635742

AT turns E; bad weather trail

WPT043

Location: 36.0347518920898, -82.6983871459961

Bearwallow Gap

WPT045

Location: 36.0337677001953, -82.7010803222656

Side trail to the W

WPT052

Location: 36.026798248291, -82.7118301391602

AT turns W @ jct. with trail that continues straight towards Jones Meadow

WPT034

Location: 36.0558815002441, -82.6599349975586

Blue-blazed trail to the E; Fork Ridge Trail

WPT011

Location: 36.0483512878418, -82.6167526245117

Yellow-blazed Green Trail leads E

WPT014

Location: 36.0533485412598, -82.6182174682617

AT joins road. AT turns W to blackberry bush

WPT029

Location: 36.0632514953613, -82.6428527832031

AT turns E. Side trail continues straight

WPT036

Location: 36.0522346496582, -82.6713027954102

Bald Mtn. AT follows ridgetop. Round Knob Trail to the W

WPT003

Location: 36.0344657897949, -82.595832824707

Stream crossing

WPT002

Location: 36.0230674743652, -82.7160491943359

Pass red and white painted tower

WPT005

Location: 36.0150833129883, -82.7343826293945

Campsite (room for 1 tent)

WPT048

Location: 36.0317497253418, -82.7006301879883

Whiterock Cliff; views to SE

WPT040

Location: 36.0413017272949, -82.6860198974609

N is exposed; views NNW

WPT047

Location: 36.0321502685547, -82.7008361816406

Whiterock Cliff

WPT007

Location: 36.0400505065918, -82.6028671264648

NF boundary

WPT037

Location: 36.0491981506348, -82.6759185791016

Lick Log Gap

WPT004

Location: 36.0348167419434, -82.5965194702148

Flint Mtn. Shelter

WPT009

Location: 35.9990348815918, -82.775032043457

Log Cabin Rd. leads .5 mi. W to Hemlock Hollow Farm Shoppe and Cabins (campsites with wash house and showers; heated cabins with refrigerator and microwave)

WPT053

Location: 36.0267677307129, -82.7119979858398

Piped spring

WPT051

Location: 36.0276985168457, -82.7113800048828

Side trail to the W

WPT050

Location: 36.0311164855957, -82.7027969360352

Spring; puddle

WPT054

Location: 36.0215339660644, -82.7161331176758

Pounding Mill Trail E; blue-blazed trail to tower W

WPT030

Location: 36.0629997253418, -82.6434173583984

N end of field

IMG_2582

Location: 36.0452690124512, -82.6824111938476

IMG_2640

Location: 36.062915802002, -82.6436996459961

IMG_2650

Location: 36.0563850402832, -82.6584854125976

IMG_2706

Location: 36.0385818481445, -82.6891860961914

IMG_2660

Location: 36.0439987182617, -82.6852645874024

IMG_2569

Location: 36.0352325439453, -82.5967636108398

IMG_2789

Location: 35.99853515625, -82.775749206543

IMG_2785

Location: 36.0151329040527, -82.7359848022461

IMG_2575

Location: 36.051399230957, -82.6178665161133

IMG_2694

Location: 36.0404167175293, -82.686882019043

IMG_2616

Location: 36.0654678344727, -82.6336822509766

IMG_2747

Location: 36.031867980957, -82.70068359375

IMG_2745

Location: 36.031867980957, -82.70068359375