Grassy Cove, Tennessee
N 35° 49.811 W 084° 54.674
16S E 688671 N 3967126
Quick Description: Grassy Cove is a natural sinkhole and one of the largest in the U.S. at roughly 3 miles by 5 miles in size. State Highway 68 bisects the cove. It is listed as a National Natural Landmark by the National Park Service.
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 9/16/2007 7:35:28 PM
Waymark Code: WM27BY
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache
Views: 87

Long Description:
Grassy Cove is a natural sinkhole and one of the largest in the U.S. at roughly 3 miles by 5 miles in size. Grassy cove demonstrates the mechanism responsible for the formation of the Sequatchie Valley.

Additional information including links to topographical maps and arial photographs can be found here:http://www.cs.utk.edu/~dunigan/landforms/m.php?wpt=CUX001

It is listed as a National Natural Landmark by the National Park Service. More information can be found on their web site:
(visit link)

There are several safe places to park safely near S.R. 68. Two store buildings have areas to park temporarily. There is also one roadside picnic area on S.R. 68. Kemmer Road is a well maintained county road that turns to the west. There is a place to park at the Grassy Cove United Methodist Church and great views from almost anywhere along the road.

Waymark is confirmed to be publicly accessible: yes

Access fee (In local currency): .00

Requires a high clearance vehicle to visit.: no

Requires 4x4 vehicle to visit.: no

Website reference: [Web Link]

Parking Coordinates: Not Listed

Public Transport available: Not Listed

Visit Instructions:
No specific requirements, just have fun visiting the waymark.
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