Appalachian Trail (Section #130)

Culvers Gap to Branchville
Located 35.8 miles from Paterson, New Jersey (NJ)
4 Stars
21,502 Steps 1  (10.1 mi)
Appalachian Trail: [ #001 - #212 ]


The Appalachian Trail (Section #130) has a maximum elevation of 1,608 ft (490 m), a minimum elevation of 904 ft (276 m), and an elevation range of 704 ft (215 m).


[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]
Steps 1Length 2Min Ele 3Max Ele 4
21,50210.1 mi904 ft1,608 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
3.7 hrs73.8885 ft624 ft
[ B to A ]
3.7 hrs52.0624 ft885 ft

What is the length of the Appalachian Trail Section #130?

The length of the Appalachian Trail Section #130 is 10.1 mi (16.2 km) or 21,502 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Appalachian Trail Section #130?

A person in good physical health can hike the Appalachian Trail Section #130 in 3.7 hrs in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 3.7 hrs in the [ B to A ] direction.


The following chart shows the total calories that you may expend on the Appalachian Trail Section #130 while hiking in the [ A to B ] and [ B to A ] direction at a typical speed and is based on gross weight (which includes anything carried), the topography, trail length and trail conditions.

Topo Maps

Download the free Culvers Gap to Branchville topo map and the adjoining quads to plan your hike. These are full-sheet, 7.5 Minute (1:24,000 scale) topographic maps. Do you want full-sheet outdoor recreation JPEG Topo Maps?

Adjoining 7.5' Quadrangle Legend

  1. Northwest Topo Map: Edgemere, PA
  2. North Topo Map: Milford, PA
  3. Northeast Topo Map: Port Jervis South, NY
  4. West Topo Map: Lake Maskenozha, PA
  5. Topo Map: Culvers Gap, NJ
  6. East Topo Map: Branchville, NJ
  7. Southwest Topo Map: Flatbrookville, NJ
  8. South Topo Map: Newton West, NJ
  9. Southeast Topo Map: Newton East, NJ

Is there an Appalachian Trail map for Section #130?

Yes, and they're free! The Appalachian Trail Section #130 is located on the Culvers Gap and Branchville topo maps. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the maps.

KML Custom Maps

AT130T.kmz is a free KML custom map of the Appalachian Trail Section #130 that you can download and view in Google Maps®, Google Earth® and Garmin® handheld GPS devices including the eTrex®, Colorado and Montana series.


  1. Steps is a unit of distance equal to the sum of stride lengths that vary with the terrain.
  2. Length is the distance of the trail between the two trailheads, measured on the trail.
  3. Min Ele is the minimum elevation on the trail.
  4. Max Ele is the maximum elevation on the trail.
  5. Time is the typical total time required to hike the trail.
  6. Floors is the gain divided by twelve, the height of one floor.
  7. Gain (cumulative elevation gain) is the sum of every gain in elevation.
  8. Loss (cumulative elevation loss) is the sum of every loss in elevation.