Carvins Cove Training – Bennett Springs Parking Lot

This page is a compilation of different distance runs on the trails of Carvins Cove from Bennett Springs.

How to get there;
From Roanoke, take I-81 south to exit 141 Turn left at the traffic light onto Rt. 419 (Electric Rd.) and follow 0.4 miles to next traffic light (Rt. 311) Turn right onto Rt. 311N.  Continue on 311N for another mile and turn right onto Carvins Cove Rd.  Continue for ~1.4 miles to three-way intersection and bear right (still on Carvins Cove Rd.).  Continue for 3+ miles to parking lot on right.

There is a Day Use Fee for access to the trails of Carvins Cove.

4 Miles
This is a Strava Segment for Hi Dee Ho to 4 Gorge, left on Brushy Mtn Fire Road, and back on the paved road.
http://www.strava.com/segments/7129086

5.9 Miles
This is a Garmin Connect file.  This loop is used when Hotel is muddy and wet.  Road to Buck, Brush Mtn Fire Road, and down Hi Dee Ho
https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/79862753

7.5 Miles
This is a Garmin Connect file for 4 Gorge, 4 Gorge Extension, Kerncliff to Comet and then out on the road.
https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/533580901

7.64 Miles
This is a Garmin Connect file for Hi Dee Ho, Brushy Mtn Fire Road, and then 4 Gorge Back.
https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/598494168

8 Miles
This is a Garmin Connect file for 4 Gorge, 4 Gorge Extension, Tuck a Way, Songbird and back on the road.
https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/871582824

8.46 Miles
This is a Garmin Connect file for an out and back.  Road in, Comet, Enchanted Forest, Little Bell, Schoolhouse to the end and then back the same way.
https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/570277036

14 Miles
This is a Garmin Connect file.  We started with the warmup loop to Rattlin’ Run.  At the Power Line we bushwhacked straight up the hill side to the AT.  Took the AT all the way to Sawmill Branch, right on Arrowhead, Songbird, Rattlin’ Run and the other half of the warmup loop.
https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/658697469

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