The Benton MacKaye Trail is a footpath that extends 285 miles from Springer Mountain in north Georgia to Big Creek in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in North Carolina. Named after the founder of the Appalachian Trail. This guidebook (broken into 23 sections) gives details about the trail including driving directions to trailheads, campsites, water and points of interest. Includes mileages and descriptions for both northbound and southbound hikers. Measures at 4.5 by 6.5 inches, small enough to fit in your pack or your pocket. The book does not include any maps. Most orders ship next day.