Appalachian Trail: Spivey Gap to US 19W

Link dense maple forests to scenic ridgelines then finish with a steep descent to the Nolichucky River on this 9-mile leg. Bonus: Check out Uncle Johnny Hostel, a popular hangout for thru-hikers.
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Link dense maple forests to scenic ridgelines then finish with a steep descent to the Nolichucky River on this 9-mile leg. Bonus: Check out Uncle Johnny Hostel, a popular hangout for thru-hikers.

Shelters: No Business Knob Shelter: sleeps 6; no privy.

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 14.5

Waypoints

WPT014

Location: 36.0606155395508, -82.4359970092774

Stream crossing

WPT009

Location: 36.0770492553711, -82.4545669555664

Blue-blazed trail E to Temple Hill Trail (#524)

WPT004

Location: 36.102466583252, -82.4504013061524

Views to the ESE; Nolichucky river

WPT007

Location: 36.0380516052246, -82.41943359375

Bridge; Oglesby Branch

ZZZ022

Location: 36.1056671142578, -82.4484329223633

Uncle Johnny's Hostel; River Rd.

WPT008

Location: 36.0772018432617, -82.4552536010742

Temple Hill Gap; old road to the W; maple tree boundary 100 ft.

WPT005

Location: 36.0954513549805, -82.4495162963867

Campsite (room for 1 tent)

WPT010

Location: 36.0674819946289, -82.4338836669922

Campsite (room for 1 tent)

WPT005

Location: 36.0443496704102, -82.4238967895508

Stream crossing

WPT002

Location: 36.1054344177246, -82.4484024047852

AT turns E

WPT016

Location: 36.051197052002, -82.4347229003906

Campsite (room for 1 tent)

WPT009

Location: 36.0346832275391, -82.4192199707031

AT continues straight (rerouted section) @ jct. with old AT

WPT008

Location: 36.0360336303711, -82.4189529418945

Bridge; Oglesby Branch

WPT013

Location: 36.064266204834, -82.4337310791016

Trail to water (25 ft.)

WPT010

Location: 36.0329818725586, -82.4207305908203

Jeep road

WPT006

Location: 36.0414848327637, -82.4200134277344

Trail leads W to campsite

WPT003

Location: 36.0448341369629, -82.4280166625976

AT turns W; gate and gravel road

WPT012

Location: 36.0667495727539, -82.4337310791016

No Business Knob Shelter; nice campsite

WPT007

Location: 36.0897827148438, -82.4576797485352

Temple Ridge

WPT006

Location: 36.0834350585938, -82.459846496582

Campsite (room for 2 tents)

WPT015

Location: 36.0582504272461, -82.4359817504883

Stream crossing

WPT003

Location: 36.1050148010254, -82.4485321044922

AT turns W @ jct. with River Rd.

WPT002

Location: 36.0476150512695, -82.4353637695312

Campsite (room for 2 tents)

ZZZ021

Location: 36.0321197509766, -82.4202651977539

Spivey Gap; US 19 W

WPT011

Location: 36.0674324035644, -82.4336471557617

AT turns W @ jct. with trail that continues straight

WPT004

Location: 36.0446510314941, -82.4277191162109

Gravel road