Historic High Country / Ellijay

Benton MacKaye Trail

North Georgia Mountains
Ellijay, GA 30540

  • Big Frog Mountain viewed from the Benton MacKaye Trail

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The Benton MacKaye Trail (BMT) is a footpath of nearly 300 miles (480 km) through the Appalachian mountains of the southeastern United States. It is designed for foot travel in the tradition of the Appalachian Trail (AT). Running from Springer Mountain in Georgia to Davenport Gap on the northern edge of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park (the Smokies), the BMT passes through some of the most remote backcountry in Georgia, Tennessee and North Carolina, including eight federally designated Wilderness and Wilderness Study Areas.

Info & Amenities

  • Facility Amenities

    Free Parking