University of Tennessee
Forest Resources AgResearch and Education Center
Trail System

The Heath Cove Trail

Heath Cove Trail (Upper and Lower) length: 0.25 mile

The Heath Cove Trail The Heath Cove is a demonstration project begun in the late 1960s to showcase members of the heath family. Spring walkers will find a display of brilliant-colored azaleas and rhododendrons - the more showy members of the heath family. Other heaths include laurel, andromeda, sourwood, trailing arbutus, huckleberry, and blueberry. The trail is divided into the Upper Heath Cove and the Lower Heath Cove with each presenting walkers a unique experience.

Map and Profile

Heath Cove Trail

Heath Cove Trail Profile

Heath Cove Trail Profile (A to B)
GPS at A: N35.99607, W84.21703
Average Grade: 3%
Distance: 1075.3 ft.
Climbing Distance: 554.2 ft.
Descending Distance: 521.1 ft.

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University of Tennessee - Forest Resources AgResearch and Education Center
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