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Cove Mountain Trail

  Spending too much time indoors got you down? No problem, Cove Mountain Trail in Botetourt County, Virginia is a good choice. Pretty far from Roanoke you find Cove Mountain Trail but there's great natural beauty awaiting you along it. There are many wonderful hiking trails in the Blue Ridge Mountains where you can absorb the beauty of these mountains.
This part of Virginia is always a pleasure to visit during hiking season. A glorious site to camp here
    at Cove Mountain Trail is Wonderful Life Campground; there are some wonderful whitewater spots on North Creek. And that's not all the things to do here in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Camping at Colon Hollow Shelter Campground is always
a great experience, and getting to Middle Creek from Cove Mountain Trail is painless. If you come at the right time of year, Jennings Creek offers some pleasant whitewater. Some of the water close by flows, like North Creek, and there are plenty of folks from Buchanan here. Cove Mountain Trail is a wet location that gets a good deal of rainfall. The month with most of the rain is July, and the driest of the months is January. All through the warm days of summer  
at Cove Mountain Trail highs are mostly in the 80's. Throughout the dark hours of summer temperatures fall down into the 60's. The wintertime comes with highs in the 40's with temperatures at Cove Mountain Trail dipping down into the 20's all through winter nights.

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These outdoors activities are available near Cove Mountain Trail.
 Trails Near Cove Mountain Trail:
Hunting Creek Trail, Bedford County , 9 miles away
Balcony Falls Trail, Rockbridge County , 12 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Cove Mountain Trail:
Cove Mt Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Buchanan , 2 miles away
Bryant Ridge Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Natural Bridge Station , 3 miles away
North Creek, Natural Bridge Station , 3 miles away
Colon Hollow Shelter Campground, Botetourt County , 3 miles away
Wonderful Life Campground, Buchanan , 4 miles away
 Whitewater Near Cove Mountain Trail:
Jennings Creek, Botetourt County , 2 miles away, Class II-III - 4.5 miles long (Route 614 to James River)
North Creek, Botetourt County , 3 miles away, Class II-IV - 2.5 miles long (Campground to Jennings Creek)
James River, Rockbridge/ Amherst County , 13 miles away, Class II-III - 5 miles long (Glasgow to Snowden)
James River, Botetourt County , 13 miles away, Class I-II - 16.5 miles long (Route 43 to Route 630)
Buffalo Creek, Rockbridge County , 14 miles away, Class I-III - 12.5 miles long (Effinger to Buffalo Forge)
 Public Lands Near Cove Mountain Trail:
Booker T Washington National Monument, Hardy - VA , 22 miles away
Douthat State Park, Virginia , 23 miles away
Smith Mountain Lake State Park, Virginia , 25 miles away
Jefferson National Forest, Virginia , 31 miles away
 Hotels Near Cove Mountain Trail:
Peaks Of Otter Lodge, Bedford , 5 miles away
The Natural Bridge Historic Hotel, Natural Bridge , 7 miles away
Days Inn Bedford, Bedford , 12 miles away
Super 8 Bedford, Bedford , 12 miles away
Econo Lodge Lexington, Lexington , 18 miles away
 Lakes Near Cove Mountain Trail
Beaverdam Reservoir, Bedford County , 18 miles away

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