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High Points of Counties Crossed by the Appalachian Trail

RankCountyPeak Elev-M Range (Level 5)
1.NC-YanceyMount Mitchell2037Black Mountains
2.NC-SwainClingmans Dome2025Central Great Smoky Mountains
2.TN-SevierClingmans Dome2025Central Great Smoky Mountains
4.NC-HaywoodMount Guyot2018Eastern Great Smoky Mountains
5.TN-CockeOld Black1942Eastern Great Smoky Mountains
6.NH-CoösMount Washington1917Presidential Range
7.NC-MitchellRoan High Knob1916Roan-Unaka Mountains
7.TN-CarterRoan High Knob1916Roan-Unaka Mountains
9.NC-AveryGrassy Ridge Bald1878Roan-Unaka Mountains
10.VA-GraysonMount Rogers1746Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers
10.VA-SmythMount Rogers1746Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers
12.NC-GrahamHuckleberry Knob1695Unicoi Mountains
13.TN-BlountThunderhead Mountain1685Western Great Smoky Mountains
14.VA-WashingtonWhitetop Mountain1682Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers
15.TN-JohnsonSnake Mountain-North Peak1682Beech-Snake-Rich
16.TN-UnicoiBig Bald1681Bald Mountains
17.NC-ClayStanding Indian1676Georgia Blue Ridge
17.NC-MaconStanding Indian1676Georgia Blue Ridge
19.ME-PiscataquisKatahdin1606Katahdin Area
20.NH-GraftonMount Lafayette1597Franconia Area
21.NC-MadisonSandymush Bald1570Newfound Mountain Region
22.TN-GreeneGravel Knob1479Bald Mountains
23.GA-TownsBrasstown Bald1458Georgia Blue Ridge
23.GA-UnionBrasstown Bald1458Georgia Blue Ridge
25.VA-TazewellBalsam Beartown Mountain1436Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area
26.GA-RabunRabun Bald1431South NC Blue Ridge Crest
27.VA-AugustaElliott Knob1360North Mountain Area
28.GA-LumpkinBlood Mountain1353Georgia Blue Ridge
29.GA-WhiteTray Mountain1350Georgia Blue Ridge
30.VA-BlandChestnut Ridge1344Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area
31.GA-HabershamTray Mountain-Southeast Peak1341Georgia Blue Ridge
32.VA-GilesBald Knob1329South-Central Appalachian Ridges
33.VA-RockinghamFlagpole Knob1329Shenandoah Mountain
34.TN-SullivanHolston High Point1305NE Tennessee Ranges
35.ME-FranklinSugarloaf Mountain1292Rangeley-Stratton Ranges
36.VT-RutlandKillington Peak1291Central Green Mountains
37.VA-BedfordApple Orchard Mountain1288Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area
37.VA-BotetourtApple Orchard Mountain1288Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area
39.ME-OxfordOld Speck1268Mahoosuc Range
40.GA-FanninCowpen Mountain1265Georgia Blue Ridge
41.ME-SomersetBigelow Mountain1263Rangeley-Stratton Ranges
42.VA-WytheComers Rock1244Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers
43.GA-GilmerBig Bald Mountain1242Georgia Blue Ridge
44.WV-MonroePeters Mountain-Monroe County High Point1241South-Central Appalachian Ridges
45.VA-AmherstRocky Mountain1241South Central Virginia Blue Ridge
45.VA-RockbridgeRocky Mountain1241South Central Virginia Blue Ridge
47.VA-NelsonThe Priest1238South Central Virginia Blue Ridge
48.VA-MadisonHawksbill1234Shenandoah-Middle Section
48.VA-PageHawksbill1234Shenandoah-Middle Section
50.NH-CarrollSandwich Mountain-Carroll County Highpoint1207Sandwich Range
51.VT-WindhamStratton Mountain1201Southern Green Mountains
51.VA-CraigWhite Rocks1201South-Central Appalachian Ridges
53.VA-RoanokePoor Mountain1197South Virginia Blue Ridge
54.VT-BenningtonEquinox Mountain1170Northern Taconic
55.VA-MontgomeryPoor Mountain-Southwest Peak1146South Virginia Blue Ridge
56.VA-RappahannockThe Pinnacle1137Shenandoah-Middle Section
57.VA-GreeneHazeltop-South Ridge1109Shenandoah-Middle Section
58.MA-BerkshireMount Greylock1063Berkshire Hills
59.VA-WarrenHogback Mountain1059Shenandoah-North Section
60.VA-AlbemarleBig Flat Mountain1033Shenandoah-South Section
61.VT-WindsorGillespie Peak1026Central Green Mountains
62.PA-FranklinTuscarora Mountain749Southern Pennsylvania Ridges
63.CT-LitchfieldMount Frissell-South Slope723Southern Taconic Range
64.NY-DutchessBrace Mountain708Southern Taconic Range
65.PA-CumberlandBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point692Blue Mountain
65.PA-PerryBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point692Blue Mountain
67.PA-MonroeKistler Ledge675Pocono Plateau
68.VA-FauquierBlue Mountain672Northern Virginia Blue Ridge
69.PA-CarbonLake Mountain664Pocono Plateau
70.MD-WashingtonQuirauk Mountain652South Mountain-Catoctin
71.PA-SchuylkillBears Head638Anthracite Ridges
72.VA-ClarkeBlue Ridge-Paris Benchmark590Northern Virginia Blue Ridge
73.VA-LoudounBlue Ridge-Loudoun County High Point585Northern Virginia Blue Ridge
74.MD-FrederickCatoctin Mountain579South Mountain-Catoctin
75.NJ-SussexHigh Point550Kittatiny Mountain
76.PA-DauphinBig Lick Mountain540Anthracite Ridges
77.WV-JeffersonBlue Ridge-Wilson Gap South522Northern Virginia Blue Ridge
78.PA-NorthamptonBlue Mountain-Northampton County High Point517Blue Mountain
79.PA-BerksBlue Mountain-Berks County High Point512Blue Mountain
80.PA-LehighBlue Mountain-Lehigh County High Point510Blue Mountain
81.NY-OrangeSchunnemunk Mountain507Hudson-Jersey Highlands
82.PA-LebanonStony Mountain503Anthracite Ridges
83.NJ-WarrenKittatiny Mountain-Warren CoHP488Kittatiny Mountain
84.NY-PutnamScofield Ridge469Hudson-Jersey Highlands
85.NJ-PassaicBearfort Mountain451Hudson-Jersey Highlands
86.CT-FairfieldFairfield County High Point393Southern Taconic Range
87.NY-RocklandRockhouse Mountain391Hudson-Jersey Highlands
88.NY-WestchesterBailey Benchmark299Southern Taconic Range

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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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