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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.

Wild Cave Tours
Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016 10 AM

Rock Talk and Stroll
Saturday, Oct 1, 2016 10:30 AM - 12 PM

Fall Fun: Hayrides and More!
Saturday Every Week from Oct 1, 2016 until Nov. 19, 2016 12 PM - 6 PM

Trail Maintenance
Saturday, Oct 8, 2016 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Fall Foliage Hike
Saturday, Oct 8, 2016 2 PM - 3 PM

Night Hike
Friday, Oct 14, 2016 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

5 Points 50/25 Mountain Bike Race
Saturday, Oct 15, 2016 8 AM - 5 PM

Trail Maintenance
Tuesday, Oct 18, 2016 6 PM - 7:15 PM

Star Party: After Dark in Your State Park
Saturday, Oct 22, 2016 - Sunday, Oct 23, 2016 9 PM

Friends Membership Meeting
Thursday, Oct 27, 2016 6 PM - 7 PM

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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