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On this page you can download 20 chapters of the MST guide. Each chapter provides detailed information about one of the 18 segments of the trail or two alternate routes. (To learn more about the location of each trail segment, visit the trail segment page of this website, or click on the checkbox “trail segments” on the interactive Google map.)  Some of the guides are available in print format in our online store, and in February 2017 all chapters will be available in print in three regional trail guides.

In addition to the trail guides, we have partnered with The Hiking Project to provide mapping, downloadable gps tracks, and other hiking information for the MST. Get the entire trail or see individual segments below.

Please send comments and suggestions about the guides to Jim Grode, Trail Resource Manager, at jgrode@mountainstoseatrail.org.

SEGMENT 1A:

Peak to Peak: Clingmans Dome to Waterrock Knob: the Great Smoky Mountains Route (Revised 1-1-2017)

Segment 1A Guide: Great Smoky Mountains
Segment 1A: Hiking Project

SEGMENT 1B:

Peak to Peak: Clingmans Dome to Waterrock Knob: River Valley Route (Revised 1-1-2017)

Segment 1B Guide: River Valley
Segment 1B: Hiking Project

SEGMENT 2:

The Balsams: Waterrock Knob to Pisgah Inn (Revised 1-1-2017)

Segment 2 Guide
Segment 2: Hiking Project

SEGMENT 3:

The High Peaks and Asheville: Pisgah Inn to Black Mountain Campground (Revised 1-1-2017)

Segment 3 Guide
Segment 3: Hiking Project

SEGMENT 4:

Gorges, Peaks & Waterfalls: Black Mountain Campground to Beacon Heights (Revised 1-1-2017)

Segment 4 Guide
Segment 4: Hiking Project

SEGMENT 5:

The High Country: Beacon Heights to Devil’s Garden Overlook (Revised 1-1-2017)

Segment 5 Guide
Segment 5: Hiking Project

SEGMENT 6:

The Elkin Valley: Devil’s Garden Overlook to Pilot Mountain State Park (Revised 1-1-2017)

Segment 6 Guide
Segment 6: Hiking Project

SEGMENT 7:

The Sauratown Mountains: Pilot Mountain State Park to Hanging Rock State Park (Revised 1-1-2017)

Segment 7 Guide
Segment 7: Hiking Project

SEGMENT 8:

Rivers, Railroads & Lakes: Hanging Rock State Park to Greensboro’s Bryan Park (Revised 1-1-2017)

Segment 8 Guide
Segment 8: Hiking Project

SEGMENT 9:

Revolution & Textiles: Greensboro’s Bryan Park to Eno River State Park (Revised 1-1-2017)

Segment 9 Guide
Segment 9: Hiking Project

SEGMENT 10:

Eno River & Falls Lake: Eno River State Park to Falls Lake Dam (Revised 1-1-2017)

Segment 10 Guide
Segment 10: Hiking Project

SEGMENT 11A-16A:

The Neuse River Paddle Route: Falls Lake Dam to the Neusiok Trail (Revised 1-1-2017)

Segment 11A-16A Paddle Route Guide

SEGMENT 11B:

Neuse River Greenways & the Let’Lones: Falls Lake Dam to Howell Woods (Revised 1-1-2017)

Segment 11B Guide
Segment 11B: Hiking Project

SEGMENT 12B:

Agricultural Heartland: Howell Woods to Suggs Mill Pond (Revised 1-1-2017)

Segment 12B Guide
Segment 12B: Hiking Project

SEGMENT 13B:

Carolina Bay Country: Suggs Mill Pond to Singletary Lake State Park (Revised 1-1-2017)

Segment 13B Guide
Segment 13B: Hiking Project

SEGMENT 14B:

Land of History: Singletary Lake State Park to Holly Shelter Game Land (Revised 1-1-2017)

Segment 14B Guide
Segment 14B: Hiking Project

SEGMENT 15B:

The Onslow Bight & Jacksonville: Holly Shelter Game Land to Stella (Revised 1-23-2017)

Segment 15B Guide
Segment 15B: Hiking Project

SEGMENT 16B:

The Croatan: Stella to the Neusiok Trail (Revised 1-1-2017)

Segment 16B Guide
Segment 16B: Hiking Project

SEGMENT 17:

The Neusiok Trail & Cedar Island: The Neusiok Trail to Cedar Island Ferry (Revised 1-1-2017)

Segment 17 Guide
Segment 17: Hiking Project

SEGMENT 18:

The Outer Banks: Cedar Island Ferry to Jockey’s Ridge State Park (Revised 1-1-2017)

Segment 18 Guide
Segment 18: Hiking Project

Thanks to the following generous donors for grants to help us complete the MST Trail Guide.

Duke Energy Progress  rei5000

Ecology Wildlife Foundation

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