The Benton MacKaye Trail runs for a length of 447 kilometers through Georgia, Tennessee and North Carolina in the United States.
The difficulty of the trail is rated as demanding and it usually takes 22 days to walk the Benton MacKaye Trail.
Of course, how long it really takes for the trail depends on the experience and fitness of the hikers.
The drinking water supply is on the way no problem, since there are numerous possibilities to fill up the water supplies.
This can be done, for example, at streams, springs, but also at wells or public facilities. However, the water may have to be filtered before drinking!
On the trail you are self-sufficient.
There is little or no possibility to buy food.
Some food supplies have to be deposited along the trail. This has to be planned and organized accordingly become!
You can stay overnight in a tent/tarp.
Wild camping is allowed As always, leave behind no traces . Rubbish has to be taken away and nature has to be respected and protected!
Campfires are currently allowed. However, this can change at any time.
Therefore, please be sure to pay attention to public notices and a possible risk of forest fires..
In addition, new fireplaces should never be built, but existing ones should be used.