Appalachian Trail - Hot Springs to Rich Mountain Trail

At A Glance

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Steepness: Climbs Steeply
Tread Condition: Moderately Rough

This trail is located in the Western North Carolina area. For a list of all the trails in that area, see the Western North Carolina trails list page.


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Trail Segments

Trails are often made up of several connecting paths which may have different characteristics, allowed uses, and seasons. This trail is divided into multiple segments as follows:

AT - Silvermine Parking to Lover's Leap

  • Allowed Uses:
  • Length: 0.85 mi

AT - Lover's Leap to Pump Gap

  • Allowed Uses:
  • Length: 1.86 mi

AT - Interior of Pump Gap Loop

  • Allowed Uses:
  • Length: 0.82 mi

AT - Pump Gap Loop to FS 113

  • Allowed Uses:
  • Length: 0.55 mi

AT - FS 113 to US 25/70

  • Allowed Uses:
  • Length: 0.6 mi

AT - US 25/70 to Roundtop Ridge

  • Allowed Uses:
  • Length: 1.79 mi

AT - Roundtop Ridge to Rich. Mtn. Road

  • Allowed Uses:
  • Length: 1.28 mi

AT - Rich Mtn. Rd. to Hurricane Gap Rd.

  • Allowed Uses:
  • Length: 0.18 mi

Total Calculated Length: 7.92 mi

This value is derived from our underlying map data, so it may not match officially published information.

Intersecting Trails

  • Roundtop Ridge
  • Pump Gap Loop
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