Atlanta: Tesnatee Gap

Traverse a dramatic high ridge via 5 miles of the Appalachian Trail, ending at thru-hiker hangout Walasi-Yi Center.
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Traverse a dramatic high ridge via 5 miles of the Appalachian Trail, ending at thru-hiker hangout Walasi-Yi Center.

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 8.7

Waypoints

TGT001

Location: 34.7258415222168, -83.8477325439453

Ascend trail to W, following white blazes

TGT002

Location: 34.7215766906738, -83.8563613891602

Rock outcrop with expansive view of Wildcat Ridge and valley

TGT003

Location: 34.723217010498, -83.8601989746094

Clearing with impressive views to SW

TGT004

Location: 34.7252807617188, -83.8628768920898

Small side trail R to tucked-away campsite

TGT005

Location: 34.7263221740723, -83.8660583496094

Cross Baggs Creek Gap (3,591 ft.), campsite on L

TGT006

Location: 34.7251434326172, -83.8744812011719

Short side trail L to rock face with views of distant ridges

TGT007

Location: 34.7252006530762, -83.8746643066406

Cross Wolf Laurel Top

TGT009

Location: 34.7324676513672, -83.907585144043

Bull Gap; large, open area is best campsite in Neels Gap area

TGT010

Location: 34.7352409362793, -83.9175338745117

Neels Gap. Trail passes through breezeway @ Walasi-Yi Center (shuttle service back to car, 706-745-6095).

TGT008

Location: 34.7306137084961, -83.8984146118164

Cross rocky area @ crest of Levelland Mountain (3,942 ft.), highest point on hike