Historic High Country / Ellijay

Benton MacKaye Trail

North Georgia Mountains
Ellijay, GA 30540

770-632-5680
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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

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 8:00AM - 8:30PM
    Monday: 8:00AM - 8:30PM
    Tuesday: 8:00AM - 8:30PM
    Wednesday: 8:00AM - 8:30PM
    Thursday: 8:00AM - 8:30PM
    Friday: 8:00AM - 8:30PM
    Saturday: 8:00AM - 8:30PM

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Free Admission

    Group Amenities

    Group-friendly

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages