MORE INFORMATION: Nantahala National Forest Wayah Ranger District Franklin, NC 28734 828-524-6441
HIGHLIGHTS: This is a short hike on the Appalachian Trail near Wallace Gap and old US 64. The trailhead is only a short distance from Rock Gap which is located just down the road from Wallace Gap and on the way to the Standing Indian Campground. After a brief hike, double blue blazes mark Rock Gap Shelter which is a small structure that sleeps 8 hikers with a recently remodeled patio complete with picnic table and fire pit. A privy and a spring are located within a short distance of the shelter.