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High Points of Counties Crossed by the Appalachian Trail

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5)Ascents
1.NC-YanceyMount Mitchell6684Black Mountains1805
2.NC-SwainClingmans Dome6643Central Great Smoky Mountains1858
2.TN-SevierClingmans Dome6643Central Great Smoky Mountains1858
4.NC-HaywoodMount Guyot6621Eastern Great Smoky Mountains163
5.TN-CockeOld Black6370Eastern Great Smoky Mountains142
6.NH-CoösMount Washington6288Presidential Range5443
7.NC-MitchellRoan High Knob6285Roan-Unaka Mountains428
7.TN-CarterRoan High Knob6285Roan-Unaka Mountains428
9.NC-AveryGrassy Ridge Bald6160Roan-Unaka Mountains316
10.VA-GraysonMount Rogers5729Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers1164
10.VA-SmythMount Rogers5729Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers1164
12.NC-GrahamHuckleberry Knob5560Unicoi Mountains150
13.TN-BlountThunderhead Mountain5527Western Great Smoky Mountains206
14.VA-WashingtonWhitetop Mountain5520Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers224
15.TN-JohnsonSnake Mountain - North Peak5518Beech-Snake-Rich68
16.TN-UnicoiBig Bald5516Bald Mountains216
17.NC-ClayStanding Indian5499Georgia Blue Ridge270
17.NC-MaconStanding Indian5499Georgia Blue Ridge270
19.ME-PiscataquisKatahdin5268Katahdin Area2158
20.NH-GraftonMount Lafayette5240Franconia Area3536
21.NC-MadisonSandymush Bald5152Newfound Mountain Region46
22.TN-GreeneGravel Knob4852Bald Mountains49
23.GA-TownsBrasstown Bald4784Georgia Blue Ridge1214
23.GA-UnionBrasstown Bald4784Georgia Blue Ridge1214
25.VA-TazewellBalsam Beartown Mountain4710Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area62
26.GA-RabunRabun Bald4696South NC Blue Ridge Crest231
27.VA-AugustaElliott Knob4463North Mountain Area89
28.GA-LumpkinBlood Mountain4440Georgia Blue Ridge484
29.GA-WhiteTray Mountain4430Georgia Blue Ridge276
30.VA-BlandChestnut Ridge4409Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area179
31.GA-HabershamTray Mountain - Southeast Peak4400Georgia Blue Ridge128
32.VA-GilesBald Knob4361South-Central Appalachian Ridges102
33.VA-RockinghamFlagpole Knob4360Shenandoah Mountain52
34.TN-SullivanHolston High Point4280NE Tennessee Ranges53
35.ME-FranklinSugarloaf Mountain4240Rangeley-Stratton Ranges661
36.VT-RutlandKillington Peak4235Central Green Mountains1187
37.VA-BedfordApple Orchard Mountain4225Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area217
37.VA-BotetourtApple Orchard Mountain4225Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area217
39.ME-OxfordOld Speck4160Mahoosuc Range893
40.GA-FanninCowpen Mountain4151Georgia Blue Ridge88
41.ME-SomersetBigelow Mountain4145Rangeley-Stratton Ranges775
42.VA-WytheComers Rock4080Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers63
43.GA-GilmerBig Bald Mountain4075Georgia Blue Ridge76
44.WV-MonroeWrights Peak4073South-Central Appalachian Ridges20
45.VA-AmherstRocky Mountain4072South Central Virginia Blue Ridge89
45.VA-RockbridgeRocky Mountain4072South Central Virginia Blue Ridge89
47.VA-NelsonThe Priest4063South Central Virginia Blue Ridge187
48.VA-MadisonHawksbill4050Shenandoah-Middle Section484
48.VA-PageHawksbill4050Shenandoah-Middle Section484
50.NH-CarrollSandwich Mountain - Carroll County High Point3960Sandwich Range250
51.VT-WindhamStratton Mountain3940Southern Green Mountains600
51.VA-CraigWhite Rocks3940South-Central Appalachian Ridges39
53.VA-RoanokePoor Mountain3928South Virginia Blue Ridge44
54.VT-BenningtonEquinox Mountain3840Northern Taconic461
55.VA-MontgomeryPoor Mountain - Southwest Peak3760South Virginia Blue Ridge40
56.VA-RappahannockThe Pinnacle3730Shenandoah-Middle Section157
57.VA-GreeneHazeltop - South Ridge3640Shenandoah-Middle Section102
58.MA-BerkshireMount Greylock3487Berkshire Hills1948
59.VA-WarrenHogback Mountain3474Shenandoah-North Section166
60.VA-AlbemarleBig Flat Mountain3389Shenandoah-South Section88
61.VT-WindsorGillespie Peak3366Central Green Mountains162
62.PA-FranklinTuscarora Mountain2459Southern Pennsylvania Ridges96
63.CT-LitchfieldMount Frissell - South Slope2382Southern Taconic Range1091
64.NY-DutchessBrace Mountain2323Southern Taconic Range331
65.PA-CumberlandBlue Mountain - Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain46
65.PA-PerryBlue Mountain - Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain46
67.PA-MonroeKistler Ledge2215Pocono Plateau36
68.VA-FauquierBlue Mountain2205Northern Virginia Blue Ridge72
69.PA-CarbonLake Mountain2180Pocono Plateau37
70.MD-WashingtonQuirauk Mountain2140South Mountain-Catoctin65
71.PA-SchuylkillBears Head2094Anthracite Ridges61
72.VA-ClarkeBlue Ridge - Paris Benchmark1935Northern Virginia Blue Ridge50
73.VA-LoudounBlue Ridge - Loudoun County High Point1920Northern Virginia Blue Ridge45
74.MD-FrederickCatoctin Mountain1900South Mountain-Catoctin82
75.NJ-SussexHigh Point1803Kittatiny Mountain1176
76.PA-DauphinBig Lick Mountain1771Anthracite Ridges25
77.WV-JeffersonBlue Ridge - Wilson Gap South1713Northern Virginia Blue Ridge49
78.PA-NorthamptonBlue Mountain - Northampton County High Point1695Blue Mountain55
79.PA-BerksBlue Mountain - Berks County High Point1680Blue Mountain61
80.PA-LehighBlue Mountain - Lehigh County High Point1674Blue Mountain50
81.NY-OrangeSchunnemunk Mountain1664Hudson-Jersey Highlands205
82.PA-LebanonStony Mountain1651Anthracite Ridges33
83.NJ-WarrenKittatiny Mountain - Warren County High Point1600Kittatiny Mountain68
84.NY-PutnamScofield Ridge1540Hudson-Jersey Highlands115
85.NJ-PassaicBearfort Mountain1480Hudson-Jersey Highlands157
86.CT-FairfieldFairfield County High Point1280Southern Taconic Range93
87.NY-RocklandJackie Jones Mountain1278Hudson-Jersey Highlands85
88.NY-WestchesterBailey Benchmark980Southern Taconic Range98

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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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