Appalachian Trail: Deep Gap to Beech Gap

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Appalachian Trail: Deep Gap to Beech Gap is a 8.2 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Franklin, North Carolina that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, running, camping, and backpacking. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 8.2 miles Elevation Gain: 1,269 feet Route Type: Point to Point

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From Deep Gap it is close to 2.5 miles uphill to Standing Indian Mountain then all downhill to Beech Gap trailhead for 8.2 miles. There is a two car capacity at Beech Gap Trailhead.

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