Description

Denny Cove is a brand new area of South Cumberland State Park. While initially being restricted to weekends only, Denny Cove is now open daily. Denny Cove offers climbers a beautiful southern facing sandstone cliff line around a mile in length. There are easily over 100 routes currently, with the potential for more in the future. Information on the process of installing new routes can be found on the Southeastern Climbers Coalition website.

The gate closes 30 minutes after sunset CENTRAL time. Please plan accordingly.

Please follow all Tennessee State Park rules and regulations during your visit.
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For questions about Denny Cove please feel free to stop by the South Cumberland State Park Visitor Center. We are located at 11745 US 41 Monteagle, TN 37356 (appx. 25 minutes from Denny Cove). You can also call us anytime between the 8 and 4:30 (931-924-2980)

Getting There

The entrance to Denny Cove is located appx. 1.5 miles south of the entrance to Foster Falls on HWY41/150. There is a Foster Falls Volunteer Fire Department building across the street from the entrance.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Denny Cove

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
 18
Tulip Poplar
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 17
Three Star Salad Bar
Sport
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
 17
Last Dance
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 11
Vitamin C
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 13
Wish-bone
Sport
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 11
Indigenous Beverage
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 7
Gas Powered Flight
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 6
Frozen Lightning
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 9
Copperhead Road
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 7
Canned Heat
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 9
Magic Meat
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 3
Flash Fried
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 8
Dalai Lama
Sport
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
 3
Homecooked
Sport
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 3
Meat and Three
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Tulip Poplar Denny West > Moonshiner Wall
 18
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Sport
Three Star Salad Bar Denny East > Salad Bar
 17
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Last Dance Denny West > Moonshiner Wall
 17
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Sport
Vitamin C Denny West > Orange Wall
 11
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Wish-bone Denny East > Salad Bar
 13
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Indigenous Beverage Denny West > Moonshiner Wall
 11
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Gas Powered Flight Denny East > Salad Bar
 7
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Frozen Lightning Denny East > Buffet Wall
 6
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Copperhead Road Denny West > Big Tex Cave
 9
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Canned Heat Denny East > Buffet Wall
 7
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Magic Meat Denny East > Buffet Wall
 9
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Flash Fried Denny East > Buffet Wall
 3
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Dalai Lama Denny East > Buffet Wall
 8
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Homecooked Denny East > Buffet Wall
 3
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport
Meat and Three Denny East > Buffet Wall
 3
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Sport
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Alexander Stathis
Athens, GA
Alexander Stathis   Athens, GA
Is Denny Cove now open during the week? On the area page on the SCC website it says "Denny Cove gate is now opened daily by park rangers." Jul 3, 2018