Appalachian Trail: Hughes Gap to US 19E

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Appalachian Trail: Hughes Gap to US 19E is a 18 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Cove Creek, Tennessee that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from April until April.

DISTANCE
18.0 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
5006 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Point to Point

backpacking

birding

camping

hiking

nature trips

walking

forest

views

wild flowers

historic site

Trek from Hughes gap to US19E in roan mountain on the Appalachian Trail. Crossing Roan High Knob , Little Hump and Big Hump Mountain

backpacking
1 month ago

A beautiful route but slightly longer than the 18 mile listed distance. We deviated and walked up the Grassy Ridge Bald, which added to our mileage, but not significantly. Water sources are flowing well as of July 15, 2017.