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High Points of Counties Crossed by the Appalachian Trail

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5)Ascents
1.NC-YanceyMount Mitchell6684Black Mountains1404
2.NC-SwainClingmans Dome6643Central Great Smoky Mountains1433
2.TN-SevierClingmans Dome6643Central Great Smoky Mountains1433
4.NC-HaywoodMount Guyot6621Eastern Great Smoky Mountains128
5.TN-CockeOld Black6370Eastern Great Smoky Mountains108
6.NH-CoösMount Washington6288Presidential Range4311
7.NC-MitchellRoan High Knob6285Roan-Unaka Mountains317
7.TN-CarterRoan High Knob6285Roan-Unaka Mountains317
9.NC-AveryGrassy Ridge Bald6160Roan-Unaka Mountains240
10.VA-GraysonMount Rogers5729Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers926
10.VA-SmythMount Rogers5729Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers926
12.NC-GrahamHuckleberry Knob5560Unicoi Mountains125
13.TN-BlountThunderhead Mountain5527Western Great Smoky Mountains159
14.VA-WashingtonWhitetop Mountain5520Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers173
15.TN-JohnsonSnake Mountain-North Peak5518Beech-Snake-Rich57
16.TN-UnicoiBig Bald5516Bald Mountains168
17.NC-ClayStanding Indian5499Georgia Blue Ridge200
17.NC-MaconStanding Indian5499Georgia Blue Ridge200
19.ME-PiscataquisKatahdin5268Katahdin Area1748
20.NH-GraftonMount Lafayette5240Franconia Area2659
21.NC-MadisonSandymush Bald5152Newfound Mountain Region39
22.TN-GreeneGravel Knob4852Bald Mountains44
23.GA-TownsBrasstown Bald4784Georgia Blue Ridge982
23.GA-UnionBrasstown Bald4784Georgia Blue Ridge982
25.VA-TazewellBalsam Beartown Mountain4710Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area47
26.GA-RabunRabun Bald4696South NC Blue Ridge Crest188
27.VA-AugustaElliott Knob4463North Mountain Area68
28.GA-LumpkinBlood Mountain4440Georgia Blue Ridge370
29.GA-WhiteTray Mountain4430Georgia Blue Ridge211
30.VA-BlandChestnut Ridge4409Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area146
31.GA-HabershamTray Mountain-Southeast Peak4400Georgia Blue Ridge107
32.VA-GilesBald Knob4361South-Central Appalachian Ridges73
33.VA-RockinghamFlagpole Knob4360Shenandoah Mountain44
34.TN-SullivanHolston High Point4280NE Tennessee Ranges48
35.ME-FranklinSugarloaf Mountain4240Rangeley-Stratton Ranges526
36.VT-RutlandKillington Peak4235Central Green Mountains903
37.VA-BedfordApple Orchard Mountain4225Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area166
37.VA-BotetourtApple Orchard Mountain4225Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area166
39.ME-OxfordOld Speck4160Mahoosuc Range672
40.GA-FanninCowpen Mountain4151Georgia Blue Ridge65
41.ME-SomersetBigelow Mountain4145Rangeley-Stratton Ranges589
42.VA-WytheComers Rock4080Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers58
43.GA-GilmerBig Bald Mountain4075Georgia Blue Ridge51
44.WV-MonroeWrights Peak4073South-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 Ridge152
48.VA-MadisonHawksbill4050Shenandoah-Middle Section360
48.VA-PageHawksbill4050Shenandoah-Middle Section360
50.NH-CarrollSandwich Mountain-Carroll County High Point3960Sandwich Range188
51.VT-WindhamStratton Mountain3940Southern Green Mountains442
51.VA-CraigWhite Rocks3940South-Central Appalachian Ridges32
53.VA-RoanokePoor Mountain3928South Virginia Blue Ridge38
54.VT-BenningtonEquinox Mountain3840Northern Taconic335
55.VA-MontgomeryPoor Mountain-Southwest Peak3760South Virginia Blue Ridge35
56.VA-RappahannockThe Pinnacle3730Shenandoah-Middle Section129
57.VA-GreeneHazeltop-South Ridge3640Shenandoah-Middle Section86
58.MA-BerkshireMount Greylock3487Berkshire Hills1550
59.VA-WarrenHogback Mountain3474Shenandoah-North Section137
60.VA-AlbemarleBig Flat Mountain3389Shenandoah-South Section71
61.VT-WindsorGillespie Peak3366Central Green Mountains130
62.PA-FranklinTuscarora Mountain2458Southern Pennsylvania Ridges79
63.CT-LitchfieldMount Frissell-South Slope2380Southern Taconic Range862
64.NY-DutchessBrace Mountain2323Southern Taconic Range234
65.PA-CumberlandBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain38
65.PA-PerryBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain38
67.PA-MonroeKistler Ledge2215Pocono Plateau30
68.VA-FauquierBlue Mountain2205Northern Virginia Blue Ridge61
69.PA-CarbonLake Mountain2180Pocono Plateau32
70.MD-WashingtonQuirauk Mountain2140South Mountain-Catoctin51
71.PA-SchuylkillBears Head2094Anthracite Ridges51
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-Catoctin70
75.NJ-SussexHigh Point1803Kittatiny Mountain949
76.PA-DauphinBig Lick Mountain1771Anthracite Ridges18
77.WV-JeffersonBlue Ridge-Wilson Gap South1713Northern Virginia Blue Ridge37
78.PA-NorthamptonBlue Mountain-Northampton County High Point1695Blue Mountain41
79.PA-BerksBlue Mountain-Berks County High Point1680Blue Mountain47
80.PA-LehighBlue Mountain-Lehigh County High Point1674Blue Mountain39
81.NY-OrangeSchunnemunk Mountain1664Hudson-Jersey Highlands163
82.PA-LebanonStony Mountain1651Anthracite Ridges27
83.NJ-WarrenKittatiny Mountain-Warren CoHP1600Kittatiny Mountain61
84.NY-PutnamScofield Ridge1540Hudson-Jersey Highlands88
85.NJ-PassaicBearfort Mountain1480Hudson-Jersey Highlands147
86.CT-FairfieldFairfield County High Point1279Southern Taconic Range81
87.NY-RocklandJackie Jones Mountain1278Hudson-Jersey Highlands64
88.NY-WestchesterBailey Benchmark980Southern Taconic Range81

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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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