|Trail Head Distance N||7.0 Miles|
|Trail Head Distance S||1.9 Miles|
|Nearest Medical||Elizabethton, TN|
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Three-sided shelter built out of native stone with open front and wooden sleeping platform located high above the Laurel Fork Creek. Main feature in the area is the nearby waterfall.
In Laurel Fork Gorge, between US321 and Dennis Cove Road. The shelter is 300 feet uphill off the AT on a blue-blazed side trail.
A cascading stream is located 150 feet on blue-blazed trail behind the shelter.
- Feb 2008: Repaired plywood platform.
- Oct 1994: New roof installed.
- 1994: Installed picnic table.
- 1960: Built by US 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||57.3|
|Mountaineer Falls Shelter||US19E to Dennis Cove Rd||66.9|
|Overmountain Shelter (Yellow Mountain Barn)||Carver's Gap to US19E||84.9|
|Stan Murray Shelter||Carver's Gap to US19E||86.8|
|Roan High Knob Shelter||Iron Mountain Gap to Carver's Gap||92.0|
|Clyde Smith Shelter||Iron Mountain Gap to Carver's Gap||100.5|
|Cherry Gap Shelter||Indian Grave Gap to Iron Mountain Gap||109.6|
|Curley Maple Gap Shelter||Nolichucky River to Indian Grave Gap||122.4|
|No Business Knob Shelter||Spivey Gap to Nolichucky River||132.9|
Per the 2016 AT Data Book.