Providence Canyon State Outdoor Recreation Area

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Lumpkin, GA 31815- Map It
(229) 838-6870

AAA Editor Notes

Providence Canyon State Outdoor Recreation Area, 7 mi. w. on SR 39C at 8930 Canyon Rd., is known as “Georgia's Little Grand Canyon.” The park preserves a 1,003-acre area containing 16 canyons eroded to a depth of 150 feet. The still-eroding walls of the winding gullies exhibit varicolored strata. A hiking trail leads into the canyons. A visitor center offers exhibits about native wildlife, flora and fauna. Guided hikes are available by reservation. Pets on leash are allowed. Camping is permitted. Picnicking is permitted.
Free. Guided hike $5 (per person). Parking: $5 per private vehicle.
Hours: Park open daily 7 a.m.-9 p.m., mid-Apr. to mid-Sept.; 7-6, rest of year. Visitor center open Sat.-Sun. 8-5 (weather permitting). Phone ahead to confirm schedule.