Providence Canyon Outdoor Recreation Area

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Saturday, February 25, 2017

Flatlanders Canyon Crash Trail Run
Saturday, Feb 25, 2017 7 AM
Providence Canyon Outdoor Recreation Area - Lumpkin, GA
The Canyon Crash is a great "first time" trail run for the novice runner or road runner; however, it will challenge the season trail runner at the 1/2 marathon and 50k distance. Register at https://ultrasignup.com/register.aspx?did=41347 $5 parking. 229-838-4244.

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Sunrise Hike
Saturday, Mar 25, 2017 6 AM to 7:30 AM
Providence Canyon Outdoor Recreation Area - Lumpkin, GA
What better way to kick off spring than by taking a beautiful sunrise hike around one of the seven natural wonders of Georgia? Providence Canyon invites the public to join us as we take a ranger led hike into the canyon, and enjoy the beautiful colors of the sunrise from the canyon rim. $5 plus $5 parking. 229-838-4706.
Geology Hike at Georgia's "Little Grand Canyon"
Saturday, Mar 25, 2017 1 PM to 3 PM
Providence Canyon Outdoor Recreation Area - Lumpkin, GA
Join the Georgia Appalachian Trail Club for a walk through history as we explore the geology of the Providence Canyon area with Bill Witherspoon, co-author of "Roadside Geology of Georgia," and Leslie Edwards, biogeographer and co-author of "Natural Communities of Georgia." Please register at georgiarocks.us/events $5 parking. 229-838-4706.
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Saturday, April 22, 2017

Earth Day Sunset Hike
Saturday, Apr 22, 2017 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Providence Canyon Outdoor Recreation Area - Lumpkin, GA
Join us on Earth Day as we celebrate the natural splendor of our world. Take a ranger led hike into and around the canyon, learn about the natural history of the canyon, and the ecosystem, and enjoy the sunset from the canyon rim. $5 plus $5 parking. 229-838-4706.

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Geology Hike
Saturday, Jun 3, 2017 11 AM to 12:30 PM
Providence Canyon Outdoor Recreation Area - Lumpkin, GA
Providence Canyon invites the public to join us as we take a hike through the canyons and learn about the geological formations and why the canyons are here! $5 plus $5 parking. 229-838-4706.
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Sunday, June 4, 2017

National Trails Day
Sunday, Jun 4, 2017 1 PM to 2:30 PM
Providence Canyon Outdoor Recreation Area - Lumpkin, GA
Come celebrate the national trail system here at Providence Canyon! Join us as we take a ranger led hike down into the canyons, and learn about the history, ecosystem, and geology of the canyons. $5 plus $5 parking. 229-838-4706.

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Your State Parks Day: Canyon Clean Up
Saturday, Sep 30, 2017 10 AM to 3 PM
Providence Canyon Outdoor Recreation Area - Lumpkin, GA
Join us as we clean up the canyons and keep our park beautiful. There is no better way to give back to your state parks than by helping to keep them clean. So come on out and help us pick up trash and re-blaze trails! $5 parking. 229-838-4706.

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Halloween Hike
Saturday, Oct 28, 2017 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Providence Canyon Outdoor Recreation Area - Lumpkin, GA
Ever wanted to hike down into Providence Canyon after dark? Here is your chance! We invite the public to join us on a spooky ranger led hike down into Providence Canyon. Be sure to bring a flash light and be prepared for scary stories! $5 plus $5 parking. 229-838-4706.