Appalachian Trail: Newfound Gap to Davenport Gap

This 30.3-miler in the Great Smokies leads to picturesque panoramas including Charles Bunion, a popular 5,736-foot bald.
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This 30.3-miler in the Great Smokies leads to picturesque panoramas including Charles Bunion, a popular 5,736-foot bald.

Shelters: Icewater Spring Shelter: sleeps 12; privy. Pecks Corner Shelter: sleeps 12; privy. Tri-Corner Knob Shelter: sleeps 12; privy. Cosby Knob Shelter: sleeps 12; privy. Davenport Gap Shelter: sleeps 12; no privy.

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 48.9

Waypoints

WPT031

Location: 35.721001, -83.248352

Views to the SE

WPT013

Location: 35.662315, -83.320885

Bradley's view; cliff views to the SW of valley

WPT023

Location: 35.726299, -83.218246

AT traverses around Camel Hump Knob

WPT005

Location: 35.669235, -83.291382

Copper Gap

WPT008

Location: 35.7621, -83.1576

Big view to the E

WPT022

Location: 35.641602, -83.365387

Views to the NW

WPT004

Location: 35.688534, -83.268181

Views to the NW

WPT016

Location: 35.662266, -83.34375

Views to the E

WPT009

Location: 35.655334, -83.30822

Hughes Ridge Trail to the E; .4 mi. to Peck's Shelter (no horse shelter)

WPT026

Location: 35.724449, -83.215187

Oil barrel to the W 10 ft.

WPT015

Location: 35.663883, -83.338982

Near Laurel top

WPT027

Location: 35.726784, -83.237968

Snake Den Ridge Trail to the W

WPT008

Location: 35.659649, -83.2957

Views to the W; knife edge

WPT014

Location: 35.664268, -83.337151

Grand views of valley to the SSE and Pecks Corner. Look back to see AT route along ridgetop

WPT010

Location: 35.760517, -83.161736

Spring (puddle)

ZZZ013

Location: 35.611183, -83.425285

US 441; Newfound Gap; parking; bathrooms; water; view

WPT001

Location: 35.629826, -83.386261

Icewater Spring Shelter

WPT015

Location: 35.737499, -83.181282

Low Gap Trail; Low Gap

WPT007

Location: 35.661499, -83.294334

View of Eagle Rocks

WPT021

Location: 35.725883, -83.204865

Camel Gap. Camel Gap Trail to the E

WPT018

Location: 35.728466, -83.181831

Cosby Knob Shelter

WPT020

Location: 35.728249, -83.193817

Bear cub sighting

WPT012

Location: 35.657135, -83.315933

Views to the SW; cross scree field; open

WPT037

Location: 35.702885, -83.259735

Views to the SSE of Tricorner Knob

WPT011

Location: 35.757168, -83.165382

Mt. Cammerer Trail; .6 mi. to lookout tower

WPT017

Location: 35.728802, -83.182251

Trail to shelter

WPT006

Location: 35.765301, -83.144135

Lower Mt. Cammerer Trail to the W

WPT017

Location: 35.660717, -83.350151

Views to the NNW of foothills and flats

WPT031

Location: 35.630348, -83.386551

Icewater Spring (piped)

WPT003

Location: 35.68594, -83.269577

Traverse Mt. Chapman's E slopes

WPT032

Location: 35.720665, -83.249084

Views of Old Black and Mt. Guyot

WPT039

Location: 35.69445, -83.256714

Hitching post

WPT041

Location: 35.69389, -83.256607

Tricorner Knob Shelter

WPT016

Location: 35.730782, -83.182281

Tiny spring

WPT034

Location: 35.7197, -83.251404

Open

WPT035

Location: 35.715618, -83.256554

Views to the NW

WPT029

Location: 35.725899, -83.241348

Sweet smells through spruce forest

WPT002

Location: 35.629982, -83.386536

Trail to shelter

WPT038

Location: 35.694649, -83.256569

Balsam Mountain Trail to the E

WPT019

Location: 35.646217, -83.360115

Porter Gap

WPT006

Location: 35.661766, -83.293968

Views to the NW of valley

WPT026

Location: 35.637299, -83.37558

Side trail leads W to view; warning sign

WPT027

Location: 35.636883, -83.376732

Side trail leads W to Charlies Bunion

WPT036

Location: 35.710068, -83.254066

Spring

WPT025

Location: 35.638416, -83.372101

Views to the WSW of valley; open; bear sighting

WPT028

Location: 35.726601, -83.240135

Plane crash debris

WPT030

Location: 35.721634, -83.246315

Views to the SW; Old Black and Mt. Guyot

WPT007

Location: 35.764816, -83.156998

Views to the N

WPT040

Location: 35.693802, -83.257187

Trail to shelter

WPT003

Location: 35.628834, -83.39045

The Boulevard Trail to the W to Mt. LeConte

WPT005

Location: 35.766602, -83.134514

Pack animal trail; gentle

WPT004

Location: 35.621967, -83.399117

Views to the SSW; Clingmans to the R

WPT004

Location: 35.767418, -83.133385

Chestnut Branch Branch Trail to the E

WPT013

Location: 35.748901, -83.169449

Sunup Knob

WPT021

Location: 35.644466, -83.361832

The Sawteeth

WPT010

Location: 35.654068, -83.30928

Possible spring

WPT018

Location: 35.657284, -83.353935

False Gap

WPT009

Location: 35.761032, -83.161003

Small spring

WPT023

Location: 35.640068, -83.366653

Views to the W of Sawteeth

WPT019

Location: 35.729149, -83.190804

Ross Knob

WPT011

Location: 35.653984, -83.310852

Views to the SW

WPT029

Location: 35.634785, -83.381401

View

WPT024

Location: 35.638248, -83.369019

Dry Sluice Gap Trail to the E

WPT033

Location: 35.7201, -83.250465

Views to the E of valley

WPT020

Location: 35.645733, -83.360786

Views to the NW of valley

WPT005

Location: 35.6213, -83.403603

Sweat Heifer Creek Trail to the E

WPT028

Location: 35.637402, -83.376564

Charlies Bunion to the NE

WPT022

Location: 35.725552, -83.20752

Views to the S

WPT002

Location: 35.769382, -83.122482

Trail to shelter

WPT016

Location: 35.769333, -83.123047

Davenport Gap Shelter

WPT015

Location: 35.769218, -83.122116

Side trail leads W to shelter

WPT014

Location: 35.77055, -83.111099

Davenport Gap; TN 32; NC 84; E boundary of Great Smoky Mountain NP

IMG_4013

Location: 35.764648, -83.158386

IMG_4300

Location: 35.659618, -83.2957

IMG_4076

Location: 35.728466, -83.181847

IMG_4393

Location: 35.639668, -83.366982

IMG_4153

Location: 35.723068, -83.243568

IMG_4208

Location: 35.708099, -83.257416

IMG_4405

Location: 35.638416, -83.372299

IMG_4537

Location: 35.630001, -83.386665

IMG_3972

Location: 35.769333, -83.123016

IMG_4076

Location: 35.728466, -83.181847

IMG_4000

Location: 35.764099, -83.156082

IMG_4276

Location: 35.680302, -83.273048

STA_4040

Location: 35.762085, -83.157967

STF_4439

Location: 35.636368, -83.377037

STC_4042

Location: 35.762066, -83.15815

STD_4348

Location: 35.664116, -83.337418

STA_4303

Location: 35.659367, -83.295952