"Rich Cove Loop" Trail

At A Glance


0.9 mi one-way

Difficulty Rating: 0.9 (Moderate)
Steepness: Climbs Moderately
Tread Condition: Few Obstacles
Blaze Color: None

This trail is located in the Shope Creek area. For a list of all the trails in that area, see the Shope Creek trails list page.


Loops around a beautiful, gently sloping cove on old logging roads in an open, young hardwood forest of mostly Tuliptree/Yellow Poplar and Black Cherry below Rich Knob. Crosses a couple of tributaries of Shope Creek in wet weather at the upper end of the loop.


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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:

Shope Creek - "Rich Cove Loop" - North Half

  • Allowed Uses:
  • Length: 0.35 mi

Shope Creek - "Rich Cove Loop" - South Half

  • Allowed Uses:
  • Length: 0.57 mi

Total Calculated Length: 0.91 mi

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

Intersecting Trails

  • "Wolfden Flats"
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