Appalachian Trail: Woody Gap to Gooch Gap Mountain Shelter
ElevationAscent: 1,490' 454 m
Descent: -1,490' -454 m
High: 3,216' 980 m
Low: 2,802' 854 m
GradeAvg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 20% (11°)
Current trail conditions
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“A 5-mile section of the Appalachian Trail following the ridge lines with spectacular views.”— Blake Jarvis
As a popular day-use area, and a part of the Appalachian Trail, this trail sees a lot of traffic, especially in March and April, when the through-hikers are in the area. There is a reliable stream near Gooch Gap Mountain Shelter. A side trail marked with a blue blaze leads you down a hill until you reach the stream.
This trail, as part of the Appalachian Trail, is marked with white blazes and is very easy to follow.
Land Manager: USFS - Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest