The Little Cove Road Greenway begins at Hampton Cove Elementary in eastern Huntsville. Here, the trail connects to the Big Cove Creek Greenway
, which can take you north along the scenic waterway, or south to the Hays Nature Preserve.
From the school, you will travel east along Old Highway 431 for about a mile before veering north on what will become Little Cove Road. Along the way, you'll pass the Hampton Cove Golf Course, one of 11 sites on the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail, a collection of championship-level public golf courses across Alabama.
The trail ends at the Flint River Bridge in the upscale community of McMullen Cove.
Parking is available at the trailhead at Hampton Cove Elementary (261 Old Highway 431).
I am always thankful for trails that take bikers off the busy roads. This trail is one that is used by McMillan and Hampton Cove for commuting and exercise. It is not over scenic (although this part of Alabama is exceptionally beautiful).
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