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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.

Rating

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.

To Trailhead

Start: From Gatlingburg, TN, take US 441 S for 13.5 mi. and park at Newfound Gap. End: From Newport, TN, take US 321 to I-40 E. In 15.1 mi., exit onto Waterville Rd. Continue on Tobes Creek Rd. Turn left onto Pine Hill Way and turn left again at TN 32. Continue for .8 mi. parking at Davenport Gap.

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