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Appalachian Trail: Tesnatee Gap to Unicoi Gap

This 14.6-mile leg promises long views on Blue Mountain and ends at Unicoi Gap where hikers can find an original 1934 metal AT trail marker.

Trip Tools

Shelters: Whitley Gap Shelter: sleeps 6; no privy. Low gap shelter: sleeps 7; no privy. Blue Mtn. Shelter: sleeps 7; no privy.

To Trailhead

Start: From Helen, GA, take GA 17 N for .8 miles and turn left on GA 75. In 2.3 miles, turn right on GA 348. Go 7.6 miles and park on the roadside turnoff on your left. End: From Helen, GA, head north on GA 75/Unicoi Turnpike for 8.7 miles to parking.

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