Only minutes from the ranger station, this trail works its way slowly up the cove on a grassy logging road before returning by way of the Black Mountain Trail along Thrift Creek.
You can double your distance by combining this with the Sycamore Cove Trail via Grass Road. All 4 miles are on single-track. Highlights: Grassy surface, fern glades, meadows, mud bogs, rhododendron tunnels, and open woods.
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