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High Points of Counties Crossed by the Appalachian Trail

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5)Ascents
1.NC-YanceyMount Mitchell6684Black Mountains1711
2.NC-SwainClingmans Dome6643Central Great Smoky Mountains1754
2.TN-SevierClingmans Dome6643Central Great Smoky Mountains1754
4.NC-HaywoodMount Guyot6621Eastern Great Smoky Mountains160
5.TN-CockeOld Black6370Eastern Great Smoky Mountains140
6.NH-CoösMount Washington6288Presidential Range5088
7.NC-MitchellRoan High Knob6285Roan-Unaka Mountains401
7.TN-CarterRoan High Knob6285Roan-Unaka Mountains401
9.NC-AveryGrassy Ridge Bald6160Roan-Unaka Mountains303
10.VA-GraysonMount Rogers5729Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers1103
10.VA-SmythMount Rogers5729Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers1103
12.NC-GrahamHuckleberry Knob5560Unicoi Mountains146
13.TN-BlountThunderhead Mountain5527Western Great Smoky Mountains197
14.VA-WashingtonWhitetop Mountain5520Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers209
15.TN-JohnsonSnake Mountain-North Peak5518Beech-Snake-Rich68
16.TN-UnicoiBig Bald5516Bald Mountains205
17.NC-ClayStanding Indian5499Georgia Blue Ridge251
17.NC-MaconStanding Indian5499Georgia Blue Ridge251
19.ME-PiscataquisKatahdin5268Katahdin Area2044
20.NH-GraftonMount Lafayette5240Franconia Area3253
21.NC-MadisonSandymush Bald5152Newfound Mountain Region44
22.TN-GreeneGravel Knob4852Bald Mountains47
23.GA-TownsBrasstown Bald4784Georgia Blue Ridge1159
23.GA-UnionBrasstown Bald4784Georgia Blue Ridge1159
25.VA-TazewellBalsam Beartown Mountain4710Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area57
26.GA-RabunRabun Bald4696South NC Blue Ridge Crest218
27.VA-AugustaElliott Knob4463North Mountain Area84
28.GA-LumpkinBlood Mountain4440Georgia Blue Ridge456
29.GA-WhiteTray Mountain4430Georgia Blue Ridge260
30.VA-BlandChestnut Ridge4409Garden-Brushy-East River Mountain Area169
31.GA-HabershamTray Mountain-Southeast Peak4400Georgia Blue Ridge125
32.VA-GilesBald Knob4361South-Central Appalachian Ridges94
33.VA-RockinghamFlagpole Knob4360Shenandoah Mountain52
34.TN-SullivanHolston High Point4280NE Tennessee Ranges53
35.ME-FranklinSugarloaf Mountain4240Rangeley-Stratton Ranges605
36.VT-RutlandKillington Peak4235Central Green Mountains1091
37.VA-BedfordApple Orchard Mountain4225Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area199
37.VA-BotetourtApple Orchard Mountain4225Peaks of Otter-Apple Orchard Area199
39.ME-OxfordOld Speck4160Mahoosuc Range814
40.GA-FanninCowpen Mountain4151Georgia Blue Ridge86
41.ME-SomersetBigelow Mountain4145Rangeley-Stratton Ranges712
42.VA-WytheComers Rock4080Iron Mountains-Mount Rogers61
43.GA-GilmerBig Bald Mountain4075Georgia Blue Ridge75
44.WV-MonroeWrights Peak4073South-Central Appalachian Ridges19
45.VA-AmherstRocky Mountain4072South Central Virginia Blue Ridge80
45.VA-RockbridgeRocky Mountain4072South Central Virginia Blue Ridge80
47.VA-NelsonThe Priest4063South Central Virginia Blue Ridge178
48.VA-MadisonHawksbill4050Shenandoah-Middle Section451
48.VA-PageHawksbill4050Shenandoah-Middle Section451
50.NH-CarrollSandwich Mountain-Carroll County High Point3960Sandwich Range224
51.VT-WindhamStratton Mountain3940Southern Green Mountains548
51.VA-CraigWhite Rocks3940South-Central Appalachian Ridges38
53.VA-RoanokePoor Mountain3928South Virginia Blue Ridge42
54.VT-BenningtonEquinox Mountain3840Northern Taconic416
55.VA-MontgomeryPoor Mountain-Southwest Peak3760South Virginia Blue Ridge40
56.VA-RappahannockThe Pinnacle3730Shenandoah-Middle Section152
57.VA-GreeneHazeltop-South Ridge3640Shenandoah-Middle Section99
58.MA-BerkshireMount Greylock3487Berkshire Hills1843
59.VA-WarrenHogback Mountain3474Shenandoah-North Section157
60.VA-AlbemarleBig Flat Mountain3389Shenandoah-South Section85
61.VT-WindsorGillespie Peak3366Central Green Mountains155
62.PA-FranklinTuscarora Mountain2459Southern Pennsylvania Ridges92
63.CT-LitchfieldMount Frissell-South Slope2382Southern Taconic Range1035
64.NY-DutchessBrace Mountain2323Southern Taconic Range310
65.PA-CumberlandBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain42
65.PA-PerryBlue Mountain-Perry/Cumberland High Point2270Blue Mountain42
67.PA-MonroeKistler Ledge2215Pocono Plateau35
68.VA-FauquierBlue Mountain2205Northern Virginia Blue Ridge71
69.PA-CarbonLake Mountain2180Pocono Plateau36
70.MD-WashingtonQuirauk Mountain2140South Mountain-Catoctin59
71.PA-SchuylkillBears Head2094Anthracite Ridges57
72.VA-ClarkeBlue Ridge-Paris Benchmark1935Northern Virginia Blue Ridge50
73.VA-LoudounBlue Ridge-Loudoun County High Point1920Northern Virginia Blue Ridge45
74.MD-FrederickCatoctin Mountain1900South Mountain-Catoctin78
75.NJ-SussexHigh Point1803Kittatiny Mountain1117
76.PA-DauphinBig Lick Mountain1771Anthracite Ridges23
77.WV-JeffersonBlue Ridge-Wilson Gap South1713Northern Virginia Blue Ridge46
78.PA-NorthamptonBlue Mountain-Northampton County High Point1695Blue Mountain49
79.PA-BerksBlue Mountain-Berks County High Point1680Blue Mountain57
80.PA-LehighBlue Mountain-Lehigh County High Point1674Blue Mountain48
81.NY-OrangeSchunnemunk Mountain1664Hudson-Jersey Highlands200
82.PA-LebanonStony Mountain1651Anthracite Ridges30
83.NJ-WarrenKittatiny Mountain-Warren CoHP1600Kittatiny Mountain66
84.NY-PutnamScofield Ridge1540Hudson-Jersey Highlands115
85.NJ-PassaicBearfort Mountain1480Hudson-Jersey Highlands154
86.CT-FairfieldFairfield County High Point1280Southern Taconic Range91
87.NY-RocklandJackie Jones Mountain1278Hudson-Jersey Highlands81
88.NY-WestchesterBailey Benchmark980Southern Taconic Range97

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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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