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Benton MacKaye Trail

The Benton MacKaye Trail (BMT) trail starts at Springer Mountain Georgia, the southern terminus of the Appalachian Trail. There are currently 90 miles of trail complete with elevations ranging from 1,500 to over 4,000 feet before coming to it's temporary end in southern Tennessee. 


Expect few people and some not so obvious water sources. Tent camping. 

The Benton MacKaye Trail Association (BMTA)

The following table is a segment length list .

Section   Miles
Springer Mountain   5.8
Three Forks   11.4
GA 60   5.7
Skeenah Gap   5.3
Wilscot Gap   7.1
Shallowford Bridge   11.4
Georgia 5   6.5
Bush Head Gap   12.6
Dyer Gap   4.5
Watson Gap   8.5
Double Springs Gap   11.2
Totals   90

Related Links & Resources
Benton MacKaye Trail Association
Benton MacKaye Article, pg2
Benton MacKaye Trail Journal

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