|Trail Head Distance N||3.3 Miles|
|Trail Head Distance S||6.1 Miles|
|Latitude||36° 08′ 54.7″ N|
|Longitude||82° 09′ 40.3″ W|
|Nearest Medical||Erwin, TN|
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Three-sided wood shelter with metal roof – and covered front porch.
Trail-south of Little Rock Knob, between Hughes Gap and Iron Mountain Gap. The shelter is 120 yards (measured August 2014) from the AT on a blue-blazed side trail.
A spring is located 205 yards (measured August 2014) west of the shelter down a steep hill. It consists of a buried drum for water collection which overflows from a 2" plastic pipe for easier filling of water bottles.
- 2012: Caulked all roof screws.
- May 2009: Eagle project improved the spring water source. TEHCC newsletter article
- May 2002: Remodeled from floor up during Hard Core event. Porch with eating area and upper level bunks were added.
- Nov 1993: Roof extended by 2 ft and sides added to reduce the probability of rain blowing into the shelter.
- 1976: Built by U.S. Forest Service.
|Shelter name||Section||Trail distance from Damascus|
|Abingdon Gap Shelter||US421 to Damascus||10.2|
|McQueens Knob Shelter (emergency shelter)||US421 to Damascus||11.7|
|Double Springs Shelter||TN91 to US421||18.5|
|Iron Mountain Shelter||Wilbur Dam Rd to TN91||26.1|
|Vandeventer Shelter||Wilbur Dam Rd to TN91||32.9|
|Watauga Lake Shelter||Dennis Cove Rd to Wilbur Dam Rd||40.1|
|Laurel Fork Shelter||Dennis Cove Rd to Wilbur Dam Rd||48.7|
|Moreland Gap Shelter||US19E to Dennis Cove Rd||56.9|
|Mountaineer Falls Shelter||US19E to Dennis Cove Rd||66.5|
|Overmountain Shelter (Yellow Mountain Barn)||Carver's Gap to US19E||84.5|
|Stan Murray Shelter||Carver's Gap to US19E||86.4|
|Roan High Knob Shelter||Iron Mountain Gap to Carver's Gap||91.6|
|Clyde Smith Shelter||Iron Mountain Gap to Carver's Gap||100.0|
|Cherry Gap Shelter||Indian Grave Gap to Iron Mountain Gap||109.1|
|Curley Maple Gap Shelter||Nolichucky River to Indian Grave Gap||121.9|
|No Business Knob Shelter||Spivey Gap to Nolichucky River||132.4|
Per the 2014 AT Data Book with updates for 2015 starting at Laurel Fork shelter.