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Visit the Largest Natural Cave Opening in Tennessee from the Lost Cove West Trailhead

The nearly 4,000 acre Lost Cove area of South Cumberland State Park is named for the area’s most prominent and unusual natural feature. From here begins the Buggytop Trail, a two-mile-long route that leads to the “Buggytop” opening to Lost Cove Cave, so named because early settlers thought they saw the outline of a buggy (as in “horse-and-buggy”) in the rugged stone features above the cave opening. See if you can find it!


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