This page lists commercial services that may be available to provide shuttles along the MST. The list includes all commercial services that we are currently aware of. We make no guarantees of their availability or reliability.

If you know of additional providers who should be listed, or providers who are no longer available and should be removed from the list, please let us know at

In addition to the commercial services listed on this page, many of our Trail Angels provide shuttles to long-distance MST hikers for no or minimal charge. For more information about these services, visit our Trail Angels page.

Many of the cities and towns along the trail also have Uber and Lyft services for local shuttles.

Note that the following listings are provided as an information service for those using the Mountains-to-Sea Trail and do not constitute an endorsement by the Friends of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail or the North Carolina Division of Parks and Recreation of the dependability or safety of the service providers in these listings. Friends of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail does not conduct background checks of drivers or ride services, nor verify that they hold any requisite licenses, permits or insurance.

Asheville Airport Shuttle
Covers Clingmans Dome to Stone Mtn. State Park.

A Walk in the Woods
Gatlinburg, TN
Covers Clingmans Dome to Stone Mtn. State Park.

Blue Ridge Hiking Co.
Asheville, NC
Offers shuttles between Clingmans Dome and Black Mountain Campground.

Bryson City Outdoors
Bryson City
Provides shuttles in the Nantahala National Forest & Great Smoky Mountains National Park areas

Carolina Bound Adventures
Bryson City
Provides shuttles between the Nantahala Outdoor Center area and Clingmans Dome.

Michelle Lasky
Provides shuttles and prearranged supply drop-offs for Segments 1, 2, and 3. Can accommodate 3 people on short notice and 6 if planned in advance.

Mt. Mitchell Shuttle
Provides shuttles between Pisgah Inn and Beacon Heights.

Dennis Norris II
Covers Segments 4 and 5; 3 and 6 with sufficient notice. Make initial contact by text or email.

Taylor Made Transportation (LeeAnn Girton)
Offers shuttles between Gatlinburg and Clingmans Dome for $25 per person or, with advance reservations, from McGee Tyson Airport to Gatlinburg for $65 per person.

WNC Trail Shuttle
Offering shuttle service for Segments 1-3 of the MST.

Yancey County Transportation Authority
Offers hiker shuttles to various locations in the Black Mountains area, including MST trailheads. Requires 48-hour advance notice and a fee.

Dennis Norris II
Covers Segments 4 and 5; 3 and 6 with sufficient notice. Make initial contact by text or email.

Frog Hollow Outdoors
614 Trent Dr., Durham, 27705, 919-416-1200
Offers shuttles for the entire length of the Neuse River Paddle Trail; see

Two Sisters Adventure Company
Durham, 919-717-9337
Offers canoe/kayak and gear rental for the entire length of the Neuse River Paddle Trail and elsewhere, as well as shuttles on a case-by-case basis.

In Goldsboro, local transportation companies are available for transport between Old Waynesborough Park and local lodging, dining, and attractions. 24 hour advance notice is appreciated to ensure transportation availability. Local companies include:

At Your Service
JoAnn Logan

BarNew Luxury Transportation
Jonathan Barnes

Hatteras Island Transportation
Buxton, 252-995-2839
Serves Hatteras Island, as well as providing transportation to and from local airports, trains or bus stations