Appalachian Trail Shelters
35.44849 -83.79398
35° 26.909'N 83° 47.639'W
35° 26' 54.5"N 83° 47' 38.3"W
17S 246410E 3926368N
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Fontana Dam Shelter   

Waypoint: Fontana 35.44849,-83.79398
County/State: Graham NC
Elevation: 1775' or USGS elevation
165.5 miles from Springer and 2025.4 miles to Katahdin
next shelter south ↓ 6.7 miles. next shelter north ↑ 11.8 miles. all shelters
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These maps, coordinates, and waypoint files are based on recent (2009) Appalachian Trail waypoints. You can often find more information on a particular shelter by visiting the AT groups that maintains that section of trail. For trail mileages between shelters go back to our list of shelters. has the latest trail conditions, maps, and trail guides.

Additional information:

Type: Shelter    Capacity: 20 Fee: No
Near AT: Yes    Accuracy: GPS    Information: None
USFS Land: No    Maintained by: Smoky Mountain Hiking Club

Notes: AT passes picnic area and side trail leading E 300 ft to Fontana Dam Shelter--gb
Δ elevation profile to next shelter north, cumulative climb/descent (data provenance)


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