Appalachian Trail: Unicoi Gap to Dicks Creek Gap

This leg runs through wild pig country, up Tray Mountain, and past the site of an old cheese factory.
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This leg runs through wild pig country, up Tray Mountain, and past the site of an old cheese factory.

Shelters: Tray Mountain Shelter: sleeps 7; privy.

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 26.5

Waypoints

Location: 34.8229560852051, -83.6526336669922

Young Lick

WPT001

Location: 34.7925987243652, -83.7007522583008

Campsite (room for 3 tents)

WPT002

Location: 34.7932014465332, -83.7024536132812

FR 79

WPT003

Location: 34.7927513122559, -83.7144470214844

Indian Grave Gap; cross FS 283; blue-blazed Andrews Cove Trail leads to campsite

WPT004

Location: 34.7978515625, -83.7254028320312

Views to the SW

WPT004

Location: 34.9122314453125, -83.6189193725586

Dicks Creek Gap/US 76; parking; picnic area

WPT005

Location: 34.9117164611816, -83.6191329956055

Side trail to the W to campsite (room for 4 tents)

WPT005

Location: 34.7977180480957, -83.7266464233398

Views to the SE

WPT006

Location: 34.798282623291, -83.7301177978516

Rocky Mtn.; campsite (room for 5 tents)

WPT006

Location: 34.9075164794922, -83.6245193481445

Campsite (room for 3 tents)

WPT007

Location: 34.9017677307129, -83.627799987793

Moreland Gap; side trail to the E to W

WPT007

Location: 34.803783416748, -83.7321319580078

Campsite (room for 1 tent)

WPT008

Location: 34.8040657043457, -83.7324142456055

Blue-blazed Rocky Mtn. Trail to the W

WPT008

Location: 34.9011650085449, -83.6282806396484

AT turns E @ jct. with side trail to unofficial campsite

WPT009

Location: 34.8028182983398, -83.7349014282226

Campsite (room for 2 tents)

WPT009

Location: 34.8914680480957, -83.6298522949219

Campsite (room for 2 tents)

WPT010

Location: 34.8025016784668, -83.7351303100586

Dry stream crossing

WPT010

Location: 34.8936004638672, -83.6314697265625

Powell Mtn.

WPT011

Location: 34.8022346496582, -83.7359466552734

20 ft. W to stream

WPT012

Location: 34.8021659851074, -83.7429656982422

Unicoi Gap; Cross GA 75/17; big parking area; Georgia Appalachian Trail Club plaque

WPT012

Location: 34.89306640625, -83.6360168457031

Blue-blazed trail leads E to vista

WPT013

Location: 34.8893165588379, -83.6452178955078

Tiny spring

WPT014

Location: 34.8857002258301, -83.6478500366211

Deep Gap. Side trail to Deep Gap Shelter

WPT015

Location: 34.8758316040039, -83.6551132202148

Views to the E

WPT016

Location: 34.8757171630859, -83.6547012329102

Kelly Knob; side trail leads to views

WPT017

Location: 34.8725662231445, -83.6570129394531

Views to the SW

WPT018

Location: 34.8632850646973, -83.6561813354492

Addis Gap; cross jeep road; blue-blazed trail leads E for .5 mi. to water and campsite (room for 5 tents)

WPT019

Location: 34.8534851074219, -83.6607818603516

Sassafras Gap; blue-blazed trail leads E to water (may be dry); Side trail leads to campsite

WPT020

Location: 34.8484344482422, -83.6603469848633

Round Top on Dismal Mtn. High Top to the W

WPT021

Location: 34.8388824462891, -83.6595306396484

Blue Ridge Swag. Campsite (room for 2 tents)

WPT022

Location: 34.8315010070801, -83.657585144043

Continue along Tennessee Valley Divide

WPT023

Location: 34.8171005249023, -83.6567535400391

Steeltrap Gap. Blue-blazed trail leads E to water (may be dry). Campsite (room for 2 tents)

WPT024

Location: 34.8114166259766, -83.6626510620117

Wolfpen Gap

WPT025

Location: 34.8057670593262, -83.6705017089844

Side trail to the W to campsite (room for 3 tents)

WPT026

Location: 34.8028678894043, -83.6784820556641

Bear R on AT @ jct. with blue-blazed trail that continues straight to reach Tray Mtn. Shelter

WPT027

Location: 34.8034515380859, -83.6775665283203

Views to the SSE; campsite

WPT028

Location: 34.8039016723633, -83.6769485473633

Tray Mtn. Shelter

WPT029

Location: 34.8008155822754, -83.6818008422852

Campsite (room for 2 tents)

WPT030

Location: 34.8014335632324, -83.6837997436524

Tray Mtn. to the N; views to the N and S

WPT031

Location: 34.8017158508301, -83.6844024658203

Views to the NE

WPT032

Location: 34.7993316650391, -83.6906356811524

Tray Gap; parking; FS 79/Tray Mtn. Rd.

WPT033

Location: 34.7934150695801, -83.6971817016602

AT passes former cheese factory site in clearing; campsite (room for 5 tents); blue-blazed trail leads W to water (may be dry)

WPT034

Location: 34.7940826416016, -83.6976699829102

Forest road

WPT035

Location: 34.7943649291992, -83.6980667114258

Dry spring

WPT036

Location: 34.7927017211914, -83.6999130249024

Campsite (room for 3 tents)

WPT038

Location: 34.7929992675781, -83.7037353515625

FS 79