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Cloudland Canyon State Park
Reservations 800-864-7275
Park 706-657-4050

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Located on the western edge of Lookout Mountain, this is one of the most scenic parks in the state, offering rugged geology and exceptional hiking.  The park straddles a deep gorge cut into the mountain by Sitton Gulch Creek, and elevation differs from 800 to 1,980 feet.  Overnight guests can choose from quirky yurts, cottages near the canyon edge, a modern campground or spacious, walk-in tent sites.  Backpackers can enjoy camping in a hemlock grove on the 2-mile Backcountry Loop.  
 
The most spectacular view into the canyon is an easy walk from the picnic area; however, hikers can also explore a rim trail or journey to the canyon floor by a series of staircases.  Two waterfalls cascade over layers of sandstone and shale into pools below, with their flow depending on recent rains. This Waterfalls Trail is part of the popular Canyon Climbers Club.  Backpackers, mountain bikers and equestrians can explore several miles on the Cloudland Connector Trail.

Georgia Girl Guides is a local guide service that offers hikes and family friendly cave tours.  The park’s caving trips are perfect for groups and adventure seekers who want to get muddy, wet and experience a wild cave. Different tours are offered throughout the year. Reservations required: 706-913-7170.

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Park Hours: 7AM-10PM
(Gates lock at 10 p.m. No late access.)
Office Hours: 8AM-5PM
$5 parking. Annual passes available.
GeorgiaStateParks.org/CloudlandCanyon


ACCOMMODATIONS & FACILITIES:
    • 3,488 Acres
    • 15 Cottages ($140-$170) -- #6 and #7 are dog friendly ($45 per dog, max 2)
    • 72 Tent, Trailer, RV Campsites ($25-$30)
    • 30 Walk-in Campsites ($16-$20)
    • 10 Yurts ($80)
    • 13 Backcountry Campsites ($6-$8/person)
    • 5 Picnic Shelters ($30)
    • 1 Group Shelter (seats 175, $115)
    • Pioneer Campground ($50)
    • Group Lodge (sleeps 40, $200-$240)
    • Gift Shop

 CAMPING NOTICES:
    East Rim water/electric campsites are closed December through February. West Rim water/electric campsites are open year-round.
    Walk-In Campsites are open for the Winter, however the comfort station is closed.


THINGS TO DO & SEE:
    Hiking - 4.8-mile West Rim Loop, 2-mile Waterfalls Trail, 2-mile Backcountry Loop, 14-mile Cloudland Connector Trail, 6.5-mile Sitton's Gulch Trail, Canyon Climbers Club
    Hiking, Caving & Camping with Georgia Girl Guides
    • Mountain Biking -- 30 miles of trails
    • Horseback Riding -- 12 miles of trails, no stables or horse rentals
    • Disc Golf ($4, annual pass available)
    • Picnicking
    GeoCaching
    • Tennis
    • Fishing
    Weddings (park approval required)


 Friends of Cloudland Canyon
 The votes are in!  Cherokee Falls and Hemlock Falls are the new waterfall names.





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Events
First Day Hike
Thursday, Jan 1, 2015 10 AM
Get Outdoors GeorgiaStart the New Year off with a hike around the top loop of the West Rim that includes some of the best overlook views in the park. This is a moderate hike, please wear appropriate clothing for trail and weather conditions. Meet at the Interpretive Center parking area. Please call the park office to sign up.  $3 plus $5 parking. 706-657-4050.
Address/Directions
Cloudland Canyon State Park
122 Cloudland Canyon Park Rd.
Rising Fawn, GA 30738
Walker County


GPS Coordinates:
N 34.8402630 | W -85.4828810

Located on Ga. Route 136, 8 miles east of Trenton and I-59 (Exit #11), and 18 miles west of LaFayette.

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