Sugar Cove Trail is a 4.8 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Tellico Plains, Tennessee that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 4.8 miles Elevation Gain: 1,765 feet Route Type: Out & Back

dogs on leash


nature trips


bird watching




wild flowers


Directions from Tellico Plains: Travel south on State Hwy. 68 for approximately 5 miles and turn left onto County Hwy. 610. Travel on County Hwy. 610 for approximately 1.5 miles and turn left onto County Hwy. 623. Continue for 1.5 miles and turn right onto FDR #123. Continue for 5 miles and the road turns into FDR 126. Turn left onto FDR 210 and continue for 1.5 miles. Turn right onto FDR 216 and travel for 0.5 miles and turn right onto FDR 117. The trailhead will be 3 miles down the road on the right.

Wed Jun 20 2018

There is no trail here. Unless you count crawling thru rhododendron. Like on your hands and knees.