Appalachian Trail: Neels Gap to Tesnatee Gap

Start by walking through Mountain Crossings at Walasi-Yi--the only indoor section of the AT that runs through a stone building built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in 1934--and then climb up into Raven Cliffs Wilderness.
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Start by walking through Mountain Crossings at Walasi-Yi--the only indoor section of the AT that runs through a stone building built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in 1934--and then climb up into Raven Cliffs Wilderness.

Shelters: None

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 9.1

Waypoints

WPT025

Location: 34.7252159118652, -83.862548828125

Baggs Creek Gap. Blue-blazed trail leads W to water. Campsite (room for 2 tents)

WPT024

Location: 34.7243995666504, -83.8618698120117

Campsite (room for 1 tent)

WPT028

Location: 34.7251014709473, -83.8747024536133

Wolf Laurel Top; side trail to the E leads to campsite with views (room for 4 tents)

WPT032

Location: 34.7266998291016, -83.8852996826172

Rock Spring Top. Blue-blazed trail leads W 20 ft. to dry spring

WPT031

Location: 34.7254333496094, -83.8821029663086

Campsite (room for 2 tents)

WPT020

Location: 34.7239685058594, -83.8531036376953

Views of Wildcat Mtn.

WPT023

Location: 34.7227516174316, -83.8576202392578

Views of endless mountains to the WSW

ZZZ005

Location: 34.7263984680176, -83.8471145629883

Tesnatee Gap and Logan Turnpike; GA 348; side trail to the E; parking

WPT022

Location: 34.7220344543457, -83.8566970825195

Cowrock Mtn.

WPT026

Location: 34.7264175415039, -83.8654632568359

Baggs Creek Gap; blue-blazed trail leads W to water; campsite (room for 4 tents)

WPT033

Location: 34.726318359375, -83.8870468139648

Campsite with views (room for 2 tents)

ZZZ004

Location: 34.7351684570312, -83.9175491333008

Neels Gap: Walk through Mountain Crossings @ Walasi-Yi, a small, stone building built in 1934 by the CCC (the only spot where the AT passes through a man-made structure). Mail-drop, hostels, and cabins available here. Staff will evaluate your pack and ship back any unwanted gear

WPT036

Location: 34.7305488586426, -83.8982162475586

Levelland Mtn.; small clearing

WPT037

Location: 34.7318496704102, -83.8999633789062

Levelland Mtn.

WPT021

Location: 34.7216682434082, -83.8565826416016

Magnificent views to the SE from rock slab on summit. AT turns W

WPT030

Location: 34.7233657836914, -83.8785171508789

Corbin Horse Stamp

WPT027

Location: 34.7251510620117, -83.8744201660156

Great views of Cowrock Mtn. to the ESE

WPT035

Location: 34.729549407959, -83.8970184326172

Views to the SW

WPT034

Location: 34.7276153564453, -83.8952331542969

Swaim Gap; campsite (room for 2 tents)

WPT039

Location: 34.7324676513672, -83.9073028564453

Bull Gap; campsite (room for 7 tents)

WPT029

Location: 34.7268180847168, -83.8845367431641

Campsite (room for 2 tents)

WPT017

Location: 34.7262496948242, -83.84716796875

Senator Hwy. plaque

IMG_5871

Location: 34.7242317199707, -83.8531036376953