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Appalachian Trail

Appalachian Trail: US 19E to Dennis Cove

This 23.3-mile stretch of the AT passes beneath waterfalls and young hardwoods in Cherokee National Forest. Don't miss the short hike to Jones Falls.

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Shelters: Moreland Gap Shelter: sleeps 6; no privy.

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Trail Facts

  • Distance: 35.8

Waypoints

WPT007

Location: 36.2173843383789, -82.0661163330078

Stream crossing

WPT030

Location: 36.1983489990234, -82.0024032592774

AT turns W @ jct. with trail to cemetary

WPT010

Location: 36.2164993286133, -82.0619201660156

Very gentle and lush

WPT021

Location: 36.217601776123, -82.038330078125

Gravel road (1 lane)

WPT018

Location: 36.2062835693359, -81.9881973266602

AT turns W @ jct. with old AT

WPT002

Location: 36.2203903198242, -81.9855194091797

Trail to shelter

WPT008

Location: 36.2092514038086, -81.9763870239258

Side trail to the E (access to the Elk River)

WPT031

Location: 36.1975326538086, -82.0029983520508

AT turns E; double track

WPT022

Location: 36.2043495178223, -81.9973983764648

Campbell Hollow Rd.

WPT037

Location: 36.1904487609863, -82.0106201171875

AT turns E off double track

WPT015

Location: 36.2204170227051, -82.0516510009766

Major cascades

WPT033

Location: 36.2197151184082, -82.0224685668945

Views of valley to the SSE

WPT005

Location: 36.2193984985352, -81.9775314331055

AT turns W @ jct. with old AT

WPT008

Location: 36.2175827026367, -82.0655364990234

Campsite (room for 4 tents)

WPT036

Location: 36.1931838989258, -82.0053024291992

AT turns E

WPT004

Location: 36.2206001281738, -82.0836334228516

Old AT; veer W

WPT005

Location: 36.2542991638184, -82.1216659545898

Large 15-ft. boulder next to trail

WPT003

Location: 36.260799407959, -82.1261367797852

AT turns E

WPT038

Location: 36.2227668762207, -82.0090026855469

Double track; campsite (room for 1 tent)

WPT025

Location: 36.2200660705566, -82.0316162109375

White stone wall to E

WPT040

Location: 36.1853179931641, -82.0111999511719

Open Valley Shelter

WPT044

Location: 36.177734375, -82.0110168457031

AT switchbacks W

WPT028

Location: 36.2204170227051, -82.0297698974609

Blue-blazed trail to the E

WPT034

Location: 36.2213821411133, -82.0183334350586

Campsite (room for 1 tent)

WPT012

Location: 36.207649230957, -81.9797515869141

AT turns E

WPT006

Location: 36.2533683776856, -82.1220169067383

Views to the WNW of pond and wilderness

WPT011

Location: 36.2157516479492, -82.0612335205078

Tiny stream crossing

WPT034

Location: 36.1928672790527, -82.0039825439453

Views to the ESE and WSW

WPT012

Location: 36.2333984375, -82.1167678833008

Cross gravel road

WPT040

Location: 36.2205657958984, -82.0027694702148

Jeep road

WPT009

Location: 36.2085838317871, -81.9795837402344

NF Boundary; exit

WPT004

Location: 36.2195014953613, -81.9844818115234

Blue-blazed trail to the W to campsite

WPT027

Location: 36.1998176574707, -82.0015487670898

Field

WPT012

Location: 36.2171173095703, -82.0588836669922

Campsite (room for 1 tent)

WPT014

Location: 36.2307510375977, -82.1140823364258

Blue-blazed trail to the W

WPT025

Location: 36.2014999389648, -81.9989471435547

Buck Mtn. Rd.; church

WPT017

Location: 36.2034149169922, -81.9816665649414

Jones Falls: Beautiful 30-ft. cascade (150 ft. from AT to falls)

WPT024

Location: 36.2035484313965, -81.9975967407226

Muddy stream crossing

WPT024

Location: 36.219051361084, -82.0329360961914

Fern N Pine

WPT019

Location: 36.2222175598144, -82.0442962646484

Stream crossing

WPT028

Location: 36.1994323730469, -82.0022506713867

Cemetary to the E

WPT027

Location: 36.220531463623, -82.0302810668945

AT wanders along brook

WPT005

Location: 36.2172508239746, -82.0670852661133

Stream crossing; bridge

WPT030

Location: 36.2204322814941, -82.0295181274414

Bridge with one handrail; unofficial campsite (room for 1 tent)

WPT036

Location: 36.2220344543457, -82.0175857543945

Stream crossing

WPT023

Location: 36.2186012268066, -82.0352478027344

Campsite (room for 3 tents); jeep road

WPT016

Location: 36.2041168212891, -81.9819030761719

Water

WPT041

Location: 36.2196159362793, -82.0001983642578

Stream crossing

WPT015

Location: 36.2042655944824, -81.9815826416016

AT makes sharp turn W; blue-blazed trail to Jones Falls and W

WPT037

Location: 36.2232322692871, -82.0123138427734

Small stream crossing

WPT044

Location: 36.2207336425781, -81.985969543457

Trail to shelter

WPT021

Location: 36.205150604248, -81.9969635009766

Brush and raspberries

WPT006

Location: 36.217601776123, -82.0652465820312

Small stream crossing

WPT032

Location: 36.2164154052734, -82.0246658325195

Abby’s Place

WPT017

Location: 36.2224502563477, -82.0487976074219

2 log bridges

WPT002

Location: 36.2205657958984, -82.0871963500976

AT crisscrosses the old AT; switchbacks

WPT016

Location: 36.2206497192383, -82.0512008666992

Small stream crossing

WPT013

Location: 36.2043342590332, -81.9763031005859

AT turns W; stile over fence; field to the S

WPT032

Location: 36.1949348449707, -82.0041809082031

Stile; views to the ESE; field

WPT020

Location: 36.2221488952637, -82.0410537719726

Old AT turns W

WPT001

Location: 36.2201843261719, -82.0882034301758

Moreland Gap Shelter; blue-blazed trail leads to spring

WPT010

Location: 36.2386512756348, -82.1218490600586

Views to the SSE

WPT008

Location: 36.251335144043, -82.1229629516602

AT straight @ jct. with side trail to the W

WPT019

Location: 36.2060508728027, -81.9950637817383

AT turns W @ jct. with side trail that continues straight

WPT031

Location: 36.2198677062988, -82.0230331420898

Trail to Abby’s Place

WPT014

Location: 36.2036514282227, -81.9755477905274

AT turns W @ jct. with trail that descends to the E

WPT015

Location: 36.2305335998535, -82.1137313842774

Old AT turns W

WPT035

Location: 36.2217674255371, -82.0178680419922

Tiny stream crossing

WPT003

Location: 36.219367980957, -81.984748840332

Mountaineer Falls

WPT014

Location: 36.2204322814941, -82.0522308349609

Side trail to the E to campsite (room for 2 tents)

WPT004

Location: 36.2565841674805, -82.1221008300781

Views to the WNW of valley; Pond Flats

WPT042

Location: 36.1801834106445, -82.0120010375976

Buck Creek; bridge

WPT023

Location: 36.2038345336914, -81.9975662231445

Campsite (room for 3 tents)

WPT042

Location: 36.22216796875, -81.9955978393555

AT veers W

WPT018

Location: 36.223331451416, -82.0485000610352

Campsite (room for 1 tent)

WPT020

Location: 36.2055320739746, -81.9967346191406

Telephone line

WPT026

Location: 36.2206840515137, -82.0312805175781

Campsite (room for 2 tents); falls

WPT001

Location: 36.2201118469238, -81.9856338500976

Mountaineer Falls Shelter; stream to the SSE (300 ft.)

ZZZ027

Location: 36.2642822265625, -82.1233062744141

Dennis Cove Rd.; FS 50; parking

WPT007

Location: 36.2136001586914, -81.9762496948242

Stream crossing

WPT002

Location: 36.2622184753418, -82.1239471435547

AT turns W @ jct. with side trail that travels E

WPT039

Location: 36.1901817321777, -82.0131683349609

AT turns E

WPT010

Location: 36.2085151672363, -81.9795989990234

Stream crossing

WPT007

Location: 36.252082824707, -82.1223678588867

Blue-blazed Coon Den Falls Trail

ZZZ026

Location: 36.1775169372559, -82.0114669799805

US 19 E

WPT011

Location: 36.2083320617676, -81.9796142578125

Field to the N; tentsite

WPT039

Location: 36.2219314575195, -82.0043182373047

Walnut Mtn. Rd.; two-lane gravel road

WPT029

Location: 36.1985816955566, -82.0024337768555

AT turns W

WPT013

Location: 36.2196998596191, -82.0556488037109

Rhododendrens cover the ground

WPT022

Location: 36.2172164916992, -82.0377197265625

Stream crossing

WPT009

Location: 36.2179183959961, -82.0647659301758

Small stream crossing

WPT033

Location: 36.1935997009277, -82.0039367675781

AT turns E; double track

WPT038

Location: 36.1898002624512, -82.0109176635742

Ramp stile

WPT029

Location: 36.2198486328125, -82.0296478271484

Blue-blazed trail crosses stream

WPT017

Location: 36.2238845825195, -82.1019668579102

White Rocks Mtn.

WPT041

Location: 36.1834487915039, -82.0096817016602

Side trail to the W

WPT043

Location: 36.1794662475586, -82.0124816894531

Bear Branch Rd.

WPT009

Location: 36.2475814819336, -82.1229629516602

Campsite (room for 1 tent)

WPT026

Location: 36.2006149291992, -81.9998321533203

Field

WPT013

Location: 36.2310981750488, -82.1143798828125

AT straight @ jct. with side trail to the W; field

WPT011

Location: 36.2342491149902, -82.1168670654297

Telephone line

WPT006

Location: 36.2170181274414, -81.9768676757812

Small stream crossings

WPT003

Location: 36.2206497192383, -82.0865859985352

Views to the SSE of valley

WPT035

Location: 36.1925315856934, -82.0039520263672

AT turns W

IMG_1185

Location: 36.2197494506836, -82.0325317382812

IMG_1209

Location: 36.2203483581543, -81.9858856201172

IMG_1141

Location: 36.217399597168, -82.0660629272461

IMG_1221

Location: 36.219425201416, -81.9845733642578

IMG_1193

Location: 36.2205009460449, -82.0305862426758

IMG_1139

Location: 36.2206840515137, -82.0866851806641

IMG_1119

Location: 36.2564659118652, -82.1217803955078

IMG_1140

Location: 36.2209320068359, -82.0860137939453

IMG_1240

Location: 36.204418182373, -81.976432800293

IMG_1241

Location: 36.2043342590332, -81.9792175292969

IMG_1143

Location: 36.2206649780273, -82.0524520874024

IMG_1290

Location: 36.2032661437988, -81.9814987182617

IMG_1138

Location: 36.220085144043, -82.0870513916016

IMG_1199

Location: 36.2205505371094, -82.0292663574219

IMG_1144

Location: 36.2203674316406, -82.0518798828125

IMG_1127

Location: 36.2287483215332, -82.1116485595703

IMG_1260

Location: 36.2031326293945, -81.9814834594726

IMG_1213

Location: 36.2195854187012, -81.9848480224609