Cove Lake State ParkCove Lake State Park's 673 acres are situated in a beautiful mountain valley setting on the eastern edge of the Cumberland Mountains. There are scenic nature trails and bike trails leading through the open grasslands and woodlands. In the winter, several hundred Canada Geese make this lakeshore their feeding ground. Nearby is the Devil's Race Track whose steep pinnacle rock affords a panoramic view.
Things to do in Cove Lake State Park
There is a 3.5 mile paved hiking trail that is also used for biking. There is no mountain biking in the park. Mountain bikers can visit nearby Cross Mountain which is only 5 miles from Cove Lake.
Year-round fishing is permitted on 210-acre Cove Lake. There is no park fee for fishing but a valid temporary or annual Tennessee fishing license is necessary for persons over 15.
The Cove Lake visitor is served with 100 campsites. All sites are equipped with water and electrical hookups, and most with grills and tables. A dump station is available, as are two modern bathhouses containing hot showers, commodes, and lavatories. Campsite are first come first serve.
The 3.5 mile paved hiking trail may also be used for biking
The outdoor swimming pool complex offers an Olympic-sized swimming pool, kiddy pool, and restrooms. Operating hours are 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM every Wednesday through Sunday. The cost is $4.00 per person for ages 3 and up.
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110 Cove Lake Lane
Caryville, TN 37714
- Rickard Ridge BBQ , 0.1 miles away
- Devil's Racetrack Scenic Bluffs, 0.7 miles away
- Scotty's Hamburger, 0.7 miles away
- Quick Stop BBQ, 1 miles away
- Royal Blue ATV Access, 1.1 miles away