A thru-hike of the Benton Mackaye Trail is an excellent way to see the beauty of the southern Appalachians without the crowds of the Appalachian Trail. Here’s some quick and dirty information about this 300-mile long gem.
Paul Magnanti’s 2009 thru-hike of the Benton MacKaye Trail; with journal, photos and trip planning information. To walk. To see. To see what you see. –Benton MacKaye on the purpose of
The journal from my 2009 thru-hike of Benton MacKaye Trail. This article also has planing info.