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High Points of Counties Crossed by the Appalachian Trail

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5)Ascents
1.NC-YanceyMount Mitchell6684Black Mountains1367
2.NC-SwainClingmans Dome6643Central Great Smoky Mountains1395
2.TN-SevierClingmans Dome6643Central Great Smoky Mountains1395
4.NC-HaywoodMount Guyot6621Eastern Great Smoky Mountains124
5.TN-CockeOld Black6370Eastern Great Smoky Mountains105
6.NH-CoösMount Washington6288Presidential Range4205
7.NC-MitchellRoan High Knob6285Roan-Unaka Mountains303
7.TN-CarterRoan High Knob6285Roan-Unaka Mountains303
9.NC-AveryGrassy Ridge Bald6160Roan-Unaka Mountains225
10.VA-GraysonMount Rogers5729Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers902
10.VA-SmythMount Rogers5729Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers902
12.NC-GrahamHuckleberry Knob5560Unicoi Mountains121
13.TN-BlountThunderhead Mountain5527Western Great Smoky Mountains153
14.VA-WashingtonWhitetop Mountain5520Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers164
15.TN-JohnsonSnake Mountain-North Peak5518Beech-Snake-Rich57
16.TN-UnicoiBig Bald5516Bald Mountains163
17.NC-ClayStanding Indian5499Georgia Blue Ridge196
17.NC-MaconStanding Indian5499Georgia Blue Ridge196
19.ME-PiscataquisKatahdin5268Katahdin Area1707
20.NH-GraftonMount Lafayette5240Franconia Area2585
21.NC-MadisonSandymush Bald5152Newfound Mountain Region39
22.TN-GreeneGravel Knob4852Bald Mountains43
23.GA-TownsBrasstown Bald4784Georgia Blue Ridge963
23.GA-UnionBrasstown Bald4784Georgia Blue Ridge963
25.VA-TazewellBalsam Beartown Mountain4710Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area47
26.GA-RabunRabun Bald4696South NC Blue Ridge Crest187
27.VA-AugustaElliott Knob4463North Mountain Area66
28.GA-LumpkinBlood Mountain4440Georgia Blue Ridge358
29.GA-WhiteTray Mountain4430Georgia Blue Ridge204
30.VA-BlandChestnut Ridge4409Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area144
31.GA-HabershamTray Mountain-Southeast Peak4400Georgia Blue Ridge105
32.VA-GilesBald Knob4361South-Central Appalachian Ridges72
33.VA-RockinghamFlagpole Knob4360Shenandoah Mountain44
34.TN-SullivanHolston High Point4280NE Tennessee Ranges47
35.ME-FranklinSugarloaf Mountain4240Rangeley-Stratton Ranges514
36.VT-RutlandKillington Peak4235Central Green Mountains871
37.VA-BedfordApple Orchard Mountain4225Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area160
37.VA-BotetourtApple Orchard Mountain4225Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area160
39.ME-OxfordOld Speck4160Mahoosuc Range652
40.GA-FanninCowpen Mountain4151Georgia Blue Ridge64
41.ME-SomersetBigelow Mountain4145Rangeley-Stratton Ranges572
42.VA-WytheComers Rock4080Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers57
43.GA-GilmerBig Bald Mountain4075Georgia Blue Ridge48
44.WV-MonroePeters Mountain-Monroe County High Point4073South-Central Appalachian Ridges18
45.VA-AmherstRocky Mountain4072South Central Virginia Blue Ridge70
45.VA-RockbridgeRocky Mountain4072South Central Virginia Blue Ridge70
47.VA-NelsonThe Priest4063South Central Virginia Blue Ridge146
48.VA-MadisonHawksbill4050Shenandoah-Middle Section353
48.VA-PageHawksbill4050Shenandoah-Middle Section353
50.NH-CarrollSandwich Mountain-Carroll County High Point3960Sandwich Range181
51.VT-WindhamStratton Mountain3940Southern Green Mountains432
51.VA-CraigWhite Rocks3940South-Central Appalachian Ridges32
53.VA-RoanokePoor Mountain3928South Virginia Blue Ridge38
54.VT-BenningtonEquinox Mountain3840Northern Taconic331
55.VA-MontgomeryPoor Mountain-Southwest Peak3760South Virginia Blue Ridge34
56.VA-RappahannockThe Pinnacle3730Shenandoah-Middle Section126
57.VA-GreeneHazeltop-South Ridge3640Shenandoah-Middle Section85
58.MA-BerkshireMount Greylock3487Berkshire Hills1493
59.VA-WarrenHogback Mountain3474Shenandoah-North Section136
60.VA-AlbemarleBig Flat Mountain3389Shenandoah-South Section70
61.VT-WindsorGillespie Peak3366Central Green Mountains125
62.PA-FranklinTuscarora Mountain2458Southern Pennsylvania Ridges78
63.CT-LitchfieldMount Frissell-South Slope2380Southern Taconic Range836
64.NY-DutchessBrace Mountain2323Southern Taconic Range226
65.PA-CumberlandBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain36
65.PA-PerryBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain36
67.PA-MonroeKistler Ledge2215Pocono Plateau28
68.VA-FauquierBlue Mountain2205Northern Virginia Blue Ridge61
69.PA-CarbonLake Mountain2180Pocono Plateau30
70.MD-WashingtonQuirauk Mountain2140South Mountain-Catoctin51
71.PA-SchuylkillBears Head2094Anthracite Ridges50
72.VA-ClarkeBlue Ridge-Paris Benchmark1935Northern Virginia Blue Ridge43
73.VA-LoudounBlue Ridge-Loudoun County High Point1920Northern Virginia Blue Ridge40
74.MD-FrederickCatoctin Mountain1900South Mountain-Catoctin69
75.NJ-SussexHigh Point1803Kittatiny Mountain927
76.PA-DauphinBig Lick Mountain1771Anthracite Ridges18
77.WV-JeffersonBlue Ridge-Wilson Gap South1713Northern Virginia Blue Ridge37
78.PA-NorthamptonBlue Mountain-Northampton County High Point1695Blue Mountain39
79.PA-BerksBlue Mountain-Berks County High Point1680Blue Mountain44
80.PA-LehighBlue Mountain-Lehigh County High Point1674Blue Mountain38
81.NY-OrangeSchunnemunk Mountain1664Hudson-Jersey Highlands151
82.PA-LebanonStony Mountain1651Anthracite Ridges26
83.NJ-WarrenKittatiny Mountain-Warren CoHP1600Kittatiny Mountain60
84.NY-PutnamScofield Ridge1540Hudson-Jersey Highlands87
85.NJ-PassaicBearfort Mountain1480Hudson-Jersey Highlands147
86.CT-FairfieldFairfield County High Point1279Southern Taconic Range81
87.NY-RocklandJackie Jones Mountain1278Hudson-Jersey Highlands62
88.NY-WestchesterBailey Benchmark980Southern Taconic Range80

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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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