Dick Cove contains a near virgin forest and is one of the few such areas in Tennessee. Since the forest exists at the eastern boundary of the western mesophytic forest region, it is important for the study of forest relationships between the mixed mesophytic and western mesophytic regions.
Year designated: 1973
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