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Cloudland Canyon State Park

NOTICE: Cottages 1–5 will be closed for renovations from January 9, 2017 to June 30, 2017. Campers should note that the East Rim Campground may experience increased noise levels during this time due to construction work.

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» Camping Notices:
East Rim water/electric campsites are closed December–February. West Rim water/electric campsites are open year-round.
Walk-in campsites are open for winter; however, the comfort station is closed.
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.

Friends Membership Meeting
Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 6 PM - 7 PM

Early Bird Stroll
Saturday, Aug 27, 2016 9 AM - 10 AM

Gone Fishing
Saturday, Aug 27, 2016 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Sunset Stroll to Sunset Point
Saturday, Aug 27, 2016 8 PM - 9 PM

Star Party: After Dark in Your State Park
Saturday, Aug 27, 2016 - Sunday, Aug 28, 2016 9 PM

Beyond the Canyons Hike
Sunday, Aug 28, 2016 9 AM - 12 PM

Night Hike
Friday, Sep 2, 2016 7 PM - 9 PM

Wild Cave Tours
Saturday, Sep 3, 2016 10 AM

Catfish Rodeo
Saturday, Sep 3, 2016 10 AM - 3 PM

Musical Performance by Fine Neighbors String Band
Sunday, Sep 4, 2016 6:30 PM - 8 PM

Trail Maintenance
Saturday, Sep 10, 2016 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Trail Maintenance
Tuesday, Sep 20, 2016 6 PM - 8 PM

Volunteer Event: Your State Park Day
Saturday, Sep 24, 2016 9 AM - 1 PM

Fall Hayrides and Family Fun
Saturday Every Week from Sep 24, 2016 until Nov. 19, 2016 12 PM - 6 PM

Fall Hayrides
Saturday, Sep 24, 2016 1 PM - 6 PM

Lula Lake Land Trust 5 Points 50 Miler
Saturday, Oct 8, 2016 8 AM

Dade County Christmas Parade
Saturday, Dec 10, 2016 6 PM - 7 PM




Address
122 Cloudland Canyon Park Road
Rising Fawn, GA 30738
(MapQuest)

Directions

GPS Coordinates:

N 34.8402630 | W -85.4828810

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



Phone
(706) 657-4050

 
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