Caney Bottom Trail

At A Glance

Moderate

1.2 mi one-way

Difficulty Rating: 1.2
Steepness: Climbs Moderately
Tread Condition: Moderately Rough
Blaze Color: Blue
Trail Number: 361
Hikes That Use This Trail: Cove Creek and Caney Bottom

Description

Travels from the Cove Creek trail at Cove Creek Group Campground up Caney Bottom Creek to reconnect with Cove Creek trail near the headwaters. Makes an excellent loop when combined with the Cove Creek trail. Passes several small to medium-sized waterfalls. Climbs high up the hill above the creek in places. Some areas have tricky roots, rocks, wet areas, or stream sections. Some trail is built on old roadbeds while some is strictly new tread. Beautiful, rich woods with open, fern-filled sections.

Intersecting Trails

  • Cove Creek
  • Cove Creek Falls
  • This trail is located in the Davidson River area. For a list of all the trails in that area, see the Davidson River trails list page.

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    Trail Segments

    Trails are often made up of several connecting paths which may have different characteristics, allowed uses, and seasons. This trail is divided into multiple segments as follows:

    Caney Bottom - Cove Creek to Waterfall Spur

    • Allowed Uses: Hiking
    • Length: 0.14 mi

    Caney Bottom - Waterfall - Campground Spur

    • Allowed Uses: Hiking
    • Length: 89 ft

    Caney Bottom - Campground to top

    • Allowed Uses: Hiking
    • Length: 1.16 mi

    Caney Bottom Extension

    • Allowed Uses: Hiking, Mountain Biking
    • Length: 0.37 mi

    Total Calculated Length: 1.69 mi

    This value is derived from our underlying map data, and it may not match officially published information.

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