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Appalachian Trail

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.

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

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Trail Facts

  • Distance: 23.5

Waypoints

WPT025

Location: 34.8211822509766, -83.7822036743164

Rocky terrain

WPT003

Location: 34.7716827392578, -83.8287353515625

Partial views to the NW; rock

WPT011

Location: 34.7273826599121, -83.8392181396484

Campsite (room for 3 tents)

WPT004

Location: 34.7690658569336, -83.828987121582

AT crests Sheep Rock Top; campsite (room for 2 tents)

WPT030

Location: 34.8052825927734, -83.8106002807617

Dry stream crossing; campsite (room for 1 tent)

WPT015

Location: 34.7254486083984, -83.841796875

Wildcat Mtn.; campsite (room for 1 tent)

WPT010

Location: 34.7327499389648, -83.8296661376953

White Oak Stamp Gap

WPT017

Location: 34.8166007995606, -83.7664642333984

Campsite (room for 3 tents)

WPT012

Location: 34.7258682250977, -83.8397369384766

Hogpen Gap; parking; GA 348

WPT039

Location: 34.7763175964356, -83.824951171875

Spring

WPT028

Location: 34.822566986084, -83.7969970703125

Chattahoochee Gap; blue-blazed Jacks Gap Trail to the W

WPT018

Location: 34.8166847229004, -83.7667999267578

Side trail to shelter

WPT021

Location: 34.8167343139648, -83.7727355957031

Henson Gap

WPT008

Location: 34.7430992126465, -83.8268508911133

Sapling Gap; campsite (room for 2 tents)

ZZZ005

Location: 34.7263984680176, -83.8471145629883

Tesnatee Gap and Logan Turnpike; GA 348; side trail to the E; parking

WPT013

Location: 34.8027496337891, -83.7449340820312

Rocky path

WPT034

Location: 34.797550201416, -83.8089981079102

AT follows railroad grade

WPT037

Location: 34.7794494628906, -83.8217163085938

Small stream crossing

WPT005

Location: 34.7649841308594, -83.8302841186524

Campsite (room for 1 tent)

WPT022

Location: 34.8176002502441, -83.7754974365234

Campsite (room for 4 tents)

WPT020

Location: 34.8167343139648, -83.7680816650391

Spring

WPT040

Location: 34.7762680053711, -83.824462890625

Low Gap Shelter

WPT001

Location: 34.7761993408203, -83.8244476318359

Low Gap Shelter

WPT015

Location: 34.8126487731934, -83.7550354003906

Blue Mtn.

WPT014

Location: 34.7247848510742, -83.8410339355469

AT turns W @ jct. with blue-blazed trail to Whitley Gap Shelter

WPT035

Location: 34.7938499450684, -83.8078994750976

Campsite (room for 3 tents)

WPT014

Location: 34.809684753418, -83.7536468505859

AT turns W @ jct. with side trail to the E

WPT013

Location: 34.7252502441406, -83.8391647338867

Blue-blazed trail leads E to water

WPT023

Location: 34.8183670043945, -83.7773513793945

Blue-blazed trail leads W to water

WPT006

Location: 34.7558517456055, -83.8283843994141

Wide Gap

WPT029

Location: 34.8109321594238, -83.8100357055664

AT veers L @ old jeep road

WPT016

Location: 34.7256317138672, -83.8426132202148

Views to the SW of Cowrock Mnt

WPT009

Location: 34.7322158813477, -83.8296203613281

Campsite (room for 2 tents)

WPT032

Location: 34.801700592041, -83.8050155639648

Horsetrough Mtn.; campsite (room for 4 tents)

WPT036

Location: 34.7898826599121, -83.8134002685547

Side trail to the E

WPT024

Location: 34.8217315673828, -83.7773132324219

Side trail leads to campsite and water

ZZZ006

Location: 34.8021659851074, -83.7429656982422

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

WPT019

Location: 34.8171653747559, -83.7666702270508

Blue Mtn. Shelter

WPT007

Location: 34.7467994689941, -83.8261642456055

Poor Mtn.

WPT016

Location: 34.8148345947266, -83.7612991333008

Campsite (room for 3 tents)

WPT026

Location: 34.8210334777832, -83.7850036621094

Spring (may be dry)

WPT027

Location: 34.8223152160644, -83.7870330810547

Red Clay Gap; campsite (room for 2 tents)

WPT031

Location: 34.8043174743652, -83.8062515258789

Campsite (room for 2 tents)

WPT038

Location: 34.7768821716309, -83.8258666992188

Low Gap. Side trail to shelter

WPT033

Location: 34.8001174926758, -83.8083190917969

Tiny stream crossing

IMG_5855

Location: 34.726131439209, -83.8440322875976

IMG_5811

Location: 34.8168182373047, -83.7668151855469

IMG_5832

Location: 34.7763328552246, -83.8247528076172