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High Points of Counties Crossed by the Appalachian Trail

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5)Ascents
1.NC-YanceyMount Mitchell6684Black Mountains1629
2.NC-SwainClingmans Dome6643Central Great Smoky Mountains1679
2.TN-SevierClingmans Dome6643Central Great Smoky Mountains1679
4.NC-HaywoodMount Guyot6621Eastern Great Smoky Mountains149
5.TN-CockeOld Black6370Eastern Great Smoky Mountains129
6.NH-CoösMount Washington6288Presidential Range4905
7.NC-MitchellRoan High Knob6285Roan-Unaka Mountains379
7.TN-CarterRoan High Knob6285Roan-Unaka Mountains379
9.NC-AveryGrassy Ridge Bald6160Roan-Unaka Mountains292
10.VA-GraysonMount Rogers5729Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers1054
10.VA-SmythMount Rogers5729Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers1054
12.NC-GrahamHuckleberry Knob5560Unicoi Mountains139
13.TN-BlountThunderhead Mountain5527Western Great Smoky Mountains188
14.VA-WashingtonWhitetop Mountain5520Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers198
15.TN-JohnsonSnake Mountain-North Peak5518Beech-Snake-Rich65
16.TN-UnicoiBig Bald5516Bald Mountains196
17.NC-ClayStanding Indian5499Georgia Blue Ridge233
17.NC-MaconStanding Indian5499Georgia Blue Ridge233
19.ME-PiscataquisKatahdin5268Katahdin Area1987
20.NH-GraftonMount Lafayette5240Franconia Area3108
21.NC-MadisonSandymush Bald5152Newfound Mountain Region43
22.TN-GreeneGravel Knob4852Bald Mountains47
23.GA-TownsBrasstown Bald4784Georgia Blue Ridge1100
23.GA-UnionBrasstown Bald4784Georgia Blue Ridge1100
25.VA-TazewellBalsam Beartown Mountain4710Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area51
26.GA-RabunRabun Bald4696South NC Blue Ridge Crest203
27.VA-AugustaElliott Knob4463North Mountain Area79
28.GA-LumpkinBlood Mountain4440Georgia Blue Ridge434
29.GA-WhiteTray Mountain4430Georgia Blue Ridge246
30.VA-BlandChestnut Ridge4409Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area160
31.GA-HabershamTray Mountain-Southeast Peak4400Georgia Blue Ridge119
32.VA-GilesBald Knob4361South-Central Appalachian Ridges82
33.VA-RockinghamFlagpole Knob4360Shenandoah Mountain49
34.TN-SullivanHolston High Point4280NE Tennessee Ranges52
35.ME-FranklinSugarloaf Mountain4240Rangeley-Stratton Ranges593
36.VT-RutlandKillington Peak4235Central Green Mountains1049
37.VA-BedfordApple Orchard Mountain4225Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area187
37.VA-BotetourtApple Orchard Mountain4225Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area187
39.ME-OxfordOld Speck4160Mahoosuc Range785
40.GA-FanninCowpen Mountain4151Georgia Blue Ridge82
41.ME-SomersetBigelow Mountain4145Rangeley-Stratton Ranges687
42.VA-WytheComers Rock4080Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers60
43.GA-GilmerBig Bald Mountain4075Georgia Blue Ridge66
44.WV-MonroeWrights Peak4073South-Central Appalachian Ridges19
45.VA-AmherstRocky Mountain4072South Central Virginia Blue Ridge77
45.VA-RockbridgeRocky Mountain4072South Central Virginia Blue Ridge77
47.VA-NelsonThe Priest4063South Central Virginia Blue Ridge173
48.VA-MadisonHawksbill4050Shenandoah-Middle Section423
48.VA-PageHawksbill4050Shenandoah-Middle Section423
50.NH-CarrollSandwich Mountain-Carroll County High Point3960Sandwich Range213
51.VT-WindhamStratton Mountain3940Southern Green Mountains526
51.VA-CraigWhite Rocks3940South-Central Appalachian Ridges35
53.VA-RoanokePoor Mountain3928South Virginia Blue Ridge41
54.VT-BenningtonEquinox Mountain3840Northern Taconic400
55.VA-MontgomeryPoor Mountain-Southwest Peak3760South Virginia Blue Ridge39
56.VA-RappahannockThe Pinnacle3730Shenandoah-Middle Section144
57.VA-GreeneHazeltop-South Ridge3640Shenandoah-Middle Section98
58.MA-BerkshireMount Greylock3487Berkshire Hills1777
59.VA-WarrenHogback Mountain3474Shenandoah-North Section152
60.VA-AlbemarleBig Flat Mountain3389Shenandoah-South Section84
61.VT-WindsorGillespie Peak3366Central Green Mountains149
62.PA-FranklinTuscarora Mountain2459Southern Pennsylvania Ridges89
63.CT-LitchfieldMount Frissell-South Slope2382Southern Taconic Range985
64.NY-DutchessBrace Mountain2323Southern Taconic Range296
65.PA-CumberlandBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain42
65.PA-PerryBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain42
67.PA-MonroeKistler Ledge2215Pocono Plateau33
68.VA-FauquierBlue Mountain2205Northern Virginia Blue Ridge70
69.PA-CarbonLake Mountain2180Pocono Plateau35
70.MD-WashingtonQuirauk Mountain2140South Mountain-Catoctin58
71.PA-SchuylkillBears Head2094Anthracite Ridges52
72.VA-ClarkeBlue Ridge-Paris Benchmark1935Northern Virginia Blue Ridge49
73.VA-LoudounBlue Ridge-Loudoun County High Point1920Northern Virginia Blue Ridge45
74.MD-FrederickCatoctin Mountain1900South Mountain-Catoctin77
75.NJ-SussexHigh Point1803Kittatiny Mountain1069
76.PA-DauphinBig Lick Mountain1771Anthracite Ridges21
77.WV-JeffersonBlue Ridge-Wilson Gap South1713Northern Virginia Blue Ridge45
78.PA-NorthamptonBlue Mountain-Northampton County High Point1695Blue Mountain44
79.PA-BerksBlue Mountain-Berks County High Point1680Blue Mountain54
80.PA-LehighBlue Mountain-Lehigh County High Point1674Blue Mountain48
81.NY-OrangeSchunnemunk Mountain1664Hudson-Jersey Highlands193
82.PA-LebanonStony Mountain1651Anthracite Ridges29
83.NJ-WarrenKittatiny Mountain-Warren CoHP1600Kittatiny Mountain65
84.NY-PutnamScofield Ridge1540Hudson-Jersey Highlands106
85.NJ-PassaicBearfort Mountain1480Hudson-Jersey Highlands153
86.CT-FairfieldFairfield County High Point1280Southern Taconic Range86
87.NY-RocklandJackie Jones Mountain1278Hudson-Jersey Highlands76
88.NY-WestchesterBailey Benchmark980Southern Taconic Range91

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List Description

Important: This list shows the highest points of the counties that the Appalachian Trail traverses. Note that many of these summits are not on or near the trail; often the Appalachian Trail does not go over or near the highest point in a county.

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