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Benton MacKaye Trail Protected & Unprotected Areas

Below are all (un)protected areas the Benton MacKaye Trail traverses. This information orginates or is based on the Protected Areas Database (PAD) v2.1, released September 15th, 2020 provided by the USGS.

Creating the underlying data is resource intensive. This is a recent feature and more trails will be added in the days to come as processing completes.

Protected AreasUnprotected Areas

Benton MacKaye Trail Protected Areas

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PAD ID Trail Mile Name & Description Category Auth Des Status
177234 0.0 - 89.1 Chattahoochee National Forest
Approved or Proclamation Boundary
Proclamation USFS PROC -
178181 0.0 - 57.2 Camp Frank D Merrill
Military Land
Proclamation DOD MIL -
299786 0.0 - 1.4 Amicalola Falls State Park
State Park
Fee SDNR SP 2
180076 1.4 - 89.1 Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests
National Forest
Fee USFS NF 3
168960 4.1 - 24.1 Ed Jenkins
National Recreation Area
Designation USFS NRA 3
165295 5.4 - 10.0 Lance Creek
Inventoried Roadless Area
Designation USFS IRA 3
177922 7.9 - 15.6 APPA
Approved or Proclamation Boundary
Proclamation NPS PROC -
174496 8.3 - 22.1 Blue Ridge Wildlife Management Area
State Conservation Area
Designation SDNR SCA 2
174467 8.3 - 22.1 Blue Ridge Wildlife Management Area
State Conservation Area
Designation SDNR SCA 2
168954 10.0 - 23.1 Noontootly
Conservation Area
Designation USFS NCA 2
165299 49.8 - 55.1 Rocky Mountain
Inventoried Roadless Area
Designation USFS IRA 3
165298 68.0 - 76.0 Pink Knob
Inventoried Roadless Area
Designation USFS IRA 3
174455 70.7 - 82.4 Cohutta Wildlife Management Area
State Conservation Area
Designation SDNR SCA 2
174484 70.7 - 82.4 Cohutta Wildlife Management Area
National Forest
Designation SDNR NF 2
174486 82.4 - 89.1 Cohutta Wildlife Management Area
National Forest
Designation SDNR NF 2
174457 82.4 - 89.1 Cohutta Wildlife Management Area
State Conservation Area
Designation SDNR SCA 2
170574 82.4 - 89.1 Cohutta Wilderness
Wilderness Area
Designation USFS WA 1
175853 89.1 - 189.6 South Cherokee National Forest & Wildlife Management Area
State Resource Management Area
Designation JNT SRMA 3
170575 89.1 - 90.1 Cohutta Wilderness
Wilderness Area
Designation USFS WA 1
175839 89.1 - 189.6 South Cherokee National Forest & Wildlife Management Area
State Conservation Area
Designation JNT SCA 2
177241 89.1 - 189.6 Cherokee National Forest
Approved or Proclamation Boundary
Proclamation USFS PROC -
180083 89.1 - 189.6 Cherokee National Forest
National Forest
Fee USFS NF 3
170511 89.7 - 95.1 Big Frog Wilderness
Wilderness Area
Designation USFS WA 1
168950 90.5 - 92.0 Cherokee Game Refuge #1
Conservation Area
Designation USFS NCA 2
170705 101.1 - 105.0 Little Frog Mountain Wilderness
Wilderness Area
Designation USFS WA 1
165337 101.9 - 104.9 Little Frog Addition Nw
Inventoried Roadless Area
Designation USFS IRA 3
294948 117.8 - 117.8 Hiwassee/Ocoee
State Park
Fee OTHS SP 4
180124 137.8 - 207.1 National Forests In North Carolina
National Forest
Fee USFS NF 3
177341 137.8 - 207.8 Nantahala National Forest
Approved or Proclamation Boundary
Proclamation USFS PROC -
177343 138.2 - 189.7 Nantahala National Forest
Approved or Proclamation Boundary
Proclamation USFS PROC -
180126 138.2 - 189.7 National Forests In North Carolina
National Forest
Fee USFS NF 3
170907 143.2 - 158.1 Upper Bald River Wilderness
Wilderness Area
Designation USFS WA 1
165350 143.2 - 158.1 Upper Bald River
Inventoried Roadless Area
Designation USFS IRA 3
165349 144.4 - 149.7 Upper Bald River
Inventoried Roadless Area
Designation USFS IRA 3
177240 151.5 - 177.5 Cherokee National Forest
Approved or Proclamation Boundary
Proclamation USFS PROC -
180082 151.5 - 177.5 Cherokee National Forest
National Forest
Fee USFS NF 3
165348 160.8 - 168.2 Sycamore Creek
Inventoried Roadless Area
Designation USFS IRA 3
165332 171.7 - 172.6 Brushy Ridge
Inventoried Roadless Area
Designation USFS IRA 3
165331 172.1 - 172.2 Brushy Ridge
Inventoried Roadless Area
Designation USFS IRA 3
170568 174.9 - 186.0 Citico Creek Wilderness
Wilderness Area
Designation USFS WA 1
170681 177.4 - 191.0 Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness
Wilderness Area
Designation USFS WA 1
170567 177.4 - 177.5 Citico Creek Wilderness
Wilderness Area
Designation USFS WA 1
170682 181.5 - 189.7 Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness
Wilderness Area
Designation USFS WA 1
165335 186.1 - 186.8 Joyce Kilmer Slickrock Add.
Inventoried Roadless Area
Designation USFS IRA 3
166803 191.0 - 192.6 Yellowhammer Branch (Add.)
Inventoried Roadless Area
Designation USFS IRA 3
160813 192.3 - 193.4 Brookfield
Other Easement
Easement NGO OTHE 4
177926 205.7 - 304.3 APPA
Approved or Proclamation Boundary
Proclamation NPS PROC -
177820 208.1 - 304.3 GRSM
Approved or Proclamation Boundary
Proclamation NPS PROC -
180647 208.1 - 304.3 GRSM
National Park
Fee NPS NP 1

Benton MacKaye Trail Unprotected Areas

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ID Mile Range Description Trail/PAD Maps
0 173.36 - 173.40 Unprotected Designation Fee Proclamation Easement Other Unknown

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