- Name Benton MacKaye Trail (BMKT)
- Length of trail 463 km, 288 miles
- Length in days 25 days
- Traildino grading MW, Moderate walk, backpacking trail
- Hut tour grading T1, Walk
The Benton MacKaye Trail is a footpath of 288 miles (463 km) in the Appalachian Mountains. It connects to the Appalachian Trail. BMT is a backcountry hiking trail. Nearly half the route is on land managed as Wilderness. The trail passes through some of the most remote backcountry in Georgia, Tennessee and North Carolina.