Cloudland Canyon State Park
Open: Open all year
Number of Sites: 113
About: Located on the western edge of Lookout Mountain, this is one of the most scenic parks in the state, offering rugged geology and beautiful vistas. The park straddles a deep gorge cut into the mountain by Sitton's Gulch Creek, and elevation differs from 800 to 1,980 feet.
The most spectacular view into the canyon is found near the picnic area parking lot; however, additional views can be found along the rim trail. Hardy visitors who hike to the bottom of the gorge (including a 600-step staircase) find two waterfalls cascading over layers of sandstone and shale into pools below. (For visitor safety, wading in pools and climbing on waterfalls is not allowed.)
72 Tent, Trailer, RV Campsites
30 Walk-in Campsites
11 Backcountry Campsites
16 Cottages-- #6 and #7 are dog friendly (max 2)
5 Picnic Shelters
1 Group Shelter (seats 175)
Group Lodge (sleeps 40)
Hiking - 4.8-mile West Rim Loop, 2-mile Waterfalls Trail, 2-mile Backcountry Loop, 6.5-mile Sitton's Gulch Trail and 5.6-mile Long Branch Trail
Fishing -- Catfish pond is closed until Labor Day Weekend.
Directions: Located on Ga. Route 136, 8 miles east of Trenton and I-59, and 18 miles west of LaFayette.
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