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Description:

The Cove Mountain Shelter in Virginia was built at this site in 1980 by the U.S. Forest Service and volunteers from the Natural Bridge Appalachian Trail Club from materials salvaged from the Marble Spring Shelter, which was removed by the USFS in February 1980. The Marble Spring Shelter was removed because it was located in the newly created James River Face Wilderness area and the Forest Service wanted to remove as many human structures as possible from the wilderness area. The Cove Mountain Shelter is a typical U.S. Forest Service plank sided lean-to.

Collection:

Trail Shelters


Date:

07/22/2016

Creator:

Mills Kelly

Subject

Trail Shelters

Contributor

Mills Kelly

Format

Color photograph

Source:

Mills Kelly

Rights

No known copyright

Citation

Mills Kelly, “Cove Mountain Shelter (2016),” Appalachian Trail Histories, accessed November 26, 2022, https://appalachiantrailhistory.org/items/show/551.

Geolocation

Cove Mountain 07222016MK.jpg