Springer Mountain to Neels Gap, Appalachian Trail
Location: Georgia USA
Features: Hiking, nature trips, camping, backpacking
About Springer Mountain to Neels Gap, Appalachian Trail
Springer Mountain to Neels Gap, Appalachian is a 48.3-kilometer trail that features summit beautiful panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and its many trails have been walked by day-hikers, section hikers and thru-hikers alike for nearly a century.
Springer Mountain spans over 749,600 acres in the Chattahoochee National Forest and Ed Jenkins National Recreation area.
Top 3 Adventure Hacks
1) The Iconic Appalachian Trail
One of nature’s treasures in Georgia, which has some of the state’s most stunning vistas and views. Its beauty is on full display from the peaks along the Appalachian Trail. Part of the allure of this trail is that it really has something for everyone. Whether you’re trained to through-hike the entire trail, a section hiker looking to add mileage or a novice outdoor enthusiast, your hiking thirst can definitely be quenched.
2) Best time to visit
Early summer would be a great time to visit Springer Mountain. Let the thru-hiker bubble pass through first and hike sometime in May or June. Later in the summer you may start getting the potential for hot weather.
3) Things to bring
Come prepared for everything you need for a day in the park, make sure to pack plenty of water, snack, sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, bug spray/insect repellent, appropriate footwear, and dress for the weather.
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