Appalachian Trail Springer Mtn. – Hightower Gap
Georgia section 1
Springer Mountain (southern terminus) to Hightower Gap (USFS42)
8.5 miles in the Chattahoochee National Forest.
Includes Springer Mountain Shelter, Rich Mountain, Stover Creek, Chester Creek, Three Forks, Long Creek Falls, Hickory Flats and Hawk Mountain Shelter, also the part at Three Forks coincides with the Benton MacKaye Trail and the Duncan Ridge Trail.
between Ellijay, Dahlonega and Suches, GA.
Bartram Trail and Benton MacKaye Trail guidebooks available at