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High Points of Counties Crossed by the Appalachian Trail

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5)Ascents
1.NC-YanceyMount Mitchell6684Black Mountains1534
2.NC-SwainClingmans Dome6643Central Great Smoky Mountains1577
2.TN-SevierClingmans Dome6643Central Great Smoky Mountains1577
4.NC-HaywoodMount Guyot6621Eastern Great Smoky Mountains144
5.TN-CockeOld Black6370Eastern Great Smoky Mountains122
6.NH-CoösMount Washington6288Presidential Range4619
7.NC-MitchellRoan High Knob6285Roan-Unaka Mountains351
7.TN-CarterRoan High Knob6285Roan-Unaka Mountains351
9.NC-AveryGrassy Ridge Bald6160Roan-Unaka Mountains271
10.VA-GraysonMount Rogers5729Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers993
10.VA-SmythMount Rogers5729Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers993
12.NC-GrahamHuckleberry Knob5560Unicoi Mountains131
13.TN-BlountThunderhead Mountain5527Western Great Smoky Mountains178
14.VA-WashingtonWhitetop Mountain5520Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers186
15.TN-JohnsonSnake Mountain-North Peak5518Beech-Snake-Rich64
16.TN-UnicoiBig Bald5516Bald Mountains182
17.NC-ClayStanding Indian5499Georgia Blue Ridge220
17.NC-MaconStanding Indian5499Georgia Blue Ridge220
19.ME-PiscataquisKatahdin5268Katahdin Area1878
20.NH-GraftonMount Lafayette5240Franconia Area2894
21.NC-MadisonSandymush Bald5152Newfound Mountain Region43
22.TN-GreeneGravel Knob4852Bald Mountains47
23.GA-TownsBrasstown Bald4784Georgia Blue Ridge1045
23.GA-UnionBrasstown Bald4784Georgia Blue Ridge1045
25.VA-TazewellBalsam Beartown Mountain4710Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area51
26.GA-RabunRabun Bald4696South NC Blue Ridge Crest202
27.VA-AugustaElliott Knob4463North Mountain Area72
28.GA-LumpkinBlood Mountain4440Georgia Blue Ridge409
29.GA-WhiteTray Mountain4430Georgia Blue Ridge236
30.VA-BlandChestnut Ridge4409Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area154
31.GA-HabershamTray Mountain-Southeast Peak4400Georgia Blue Ridge116
32.VA-GilesBald Knob4361South-Central Appalachian Ridges78
33.VA-RockinghamFlagpole Knob4360Shenandoah Mountain47
34.TN-SullivanHolston High Point4280NE Tennessee Ranges50
35.ME-FranklinSugarloaf Mountain4240Rangeley-Stratton Ranges560
36.VT-RutlandKillington Peak4235Central Green Mountains973
37.VA-BedfordApple Orchard Mountain4225Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area177
37.VA-BotetourtApple Orchard Mountain4225Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area177
39.ME-OxfordOld Speck4160Mahoosuc Range734
40.GA-FanninCowpen Mountain4151Georgia Blue Ridge75
41.ME-SomersetBigelow Mountain4145Rangeley-Stratton Ranges646
42.VA-WytheComers Rock4080Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers59
43.GA-GilmerBig Bald Mountain4075Georgia Blue Ridge62
44.WV-MonroeWrights Peak4073South-Central Appalachian Ridges19
45.VA-AmherstRocky Mountain4072South Central Virginia Blue Ridge75
45.VA-RockbridgeRocky Mountain4072South Central Virginia Blue Ridge75
47.VA-NelsonThe Priest4063South Central Virginia Blue Ridge164
48.VA-MadisonHawksbill4050Shenandoah-Middle Section390
48.VA-PageHawksbill4050Shenandoah-Middle Section390
50.NH-CarrollSandwich Mountain-Carroll County High Point3960Sandwich Range199
51.VT-WindhamStratton Mountain3940Southern Green Mountains491
51.VA-CraigWhite Rocks3940South-Central Appalachian Ridges35
53.VA-RoanokePoor Mountain3928South Virginia Blue Ridge40
54.VT-BenningtonEquinox Mountain3840Northern Taconic373
55.VA-MontgomeryPoor Mountain-Southwest Peak3760South Virginia Blue Ridge37
56.VA-RappahannockThe Pinnacle3730Shenandoah-Middle Section138
57.VA-GreeneHazeltop-South Ridge3640Shenandoah-Middle Section93
58.MA-BerkshireMount Greylock3487Berkshire Hills1651
59.VA-WarrenHogback Mountain3474Shenandoah-North Section148
60.VA-AlbemarleBig Flat Mountain3389Shenandoah-South Section79
61.VT-WindsorGillespie Peak3366Central Green Mountains142
62.PA-FranklinTuscarora Mountain2459Southern Pennsylvania Ridges82
63.CT-LitchfieldMount Frissell-South Slope2380Southern Taconic Range911
64.NY-DutchessBrace Mountain2323Southern Taconic Range260
65.PA-CumberlandBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain39
65.PA-PerryBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain39
67.PA-MonroeKistler Ledge2215Pocono Plateau32
68.VA-FauquierBlue Mountain2205Northern Virginia Blue Ridge65
69.PA-CarbonLake Mountain2180Pocono Plateau35
70.MD-WashingtonQuirauk Mountain2140South Mountain-Catoctin55
71.PA-SchuylkillBears Head2094Anthracite Ridges52
72.VA-ClarkeBlue Ridge-Paris Benchmark1935Northern Virginia Blue Ridge47
73.VA-LoudounBlue Ridge-Loudoun County High Point1920Northern Virginia Blue Ridge43
74.MD-FrederickCatoctin Mountain1900South Mountain-Catoctin71
75.NJ-SussexHigh Point1803Kittatiny Mountain1003
76.PA-DauphinBig Lick Mountain1771Anthracite Ridges20
77.WV-JeffersonBlue Ridge-Wilson Gap South1713Northern Virginia Blue Ridge43
78.PA-NorthamptonBlue Mountain-Northampton County High Point1695Blue Mountain42
79.PA-BerksBlue Mountain-Berks County High Point1680Blue Mountain51
80.PA-LehighBlue Mountain-Lehigh County High Point1674Blue Mountain45
81.NY-OrangeSchunnemunk Mountain1664Hudson-Jersey Highlands181
82.PA-LebanonStony Mountain1651Anthracite Ridges29
83.NJ-WarrenKittatiny Mountain-Warren CoHP1600Kittatiny Mountain64
84.NY-PutnamScofield Ridge1540Hudson-Jersey Highlands100
85.NJ-PassaicBearfort Mountain1480Hudson-Jersey Highlands151
86.CT-FairfieldFairfield County High Point1279Southern Taconic Range83
87.NY-RocklandJackie Jones Mountain1278Hudson-Jersey Highlands68
88.NY-WestchesterBailey Benchmark980Southern Taconic Range89

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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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