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Providence Canyon State Outdoor Recreation Area

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Address: Route 1, Box 158, Lumpkin, GA 31815
Phone Number: 229-838-6870
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Activities: Hiking
Description: A strange land formation called "The Little Grand Canyon."

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Beautiful place....enjoyed hiking the 3 mile loop, plus some of the trails in the canyon bottom....went as an amateur photographer and not disappointed....many wonderful sights... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Dudley, Georgia, United States
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Dudley, Georgia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Beautiful place....enjoyed hiking the 3 mile loop, plus some of the trails in the canyon bottom....went as an amateur photographer and not disappointed....many wonderful sights and views....nature at it's best....

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Planning to visit all the state parks in Georgia. Today we visited Providence Canyon State Park. Reminded us of our visits to Arizona. Well maintained trails. We did the 3.5 mile canyon hike. It is a moderately challenging hike with several steep inclines. We had our hiking sticks and they were very helpful. The visitor center was very nice and... More 

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Globe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

A little out of the way, worth the stop. It's beautiful at the top of the rim. I plan to go back in the fall when it's cooler for a hike to the canyon floor. Lots of wildlife there and it is totally unexpected to find something like this there.

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Valdosta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

I took my three teenagers and the dog hiking through Providence Canyon. It took us about an hour or two to explore everything we were looking for, and it was certainly worth the journey. Although it was only a hiking trip for us, there are some primitive campsites that I want to check out next time we go. It's a... More 

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Roanoke, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

My parents and I visited the canyon in June. My dad is physically challenged, so we didn't do any of the hikes. You can see some of the canyon from the "top" without taking the trails.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We enjoyed this but couldn't do as much as we wanted. The canyon in July at peak heat was more than we could handle. But the kids and hubby really enjoyed the unique setting and setting up fun shots for memorable pics. Very friendly park folks. Would like to go back when we aren't fighting heat exhaustion. There's very little... More 

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Pensacola, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Beautiful, colorful rock formations. Plan to spend at least 3 hours to hike the canyon white trail and to walk up the canyon floors to the 9 canyons. There is a 500 foot decline to the canyon floor, and of course, a 500 foot incline out. Hiking is moderate difficulty. There is parking next to beautiful view from the rim... More 

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LaGrange, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

This was a beautiful place to hike. We walked in most of the canyons and we hiked the ridge. It was unbelievable to see this in the middle of Georgia. Go early in the morning and make sure you take a lot of water. It takes a little longer than the website says to hike, but it is worth it.... More 

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So. Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Absolutely beautiful and well worth visiting. I have taken my family there several times and my wife and I have been there a few times without them. Walking is the best way to travel but be careful if you have back or hip touble.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

This was a really nice place to walk, relax and enjoy nature. Its tricky to get there, but if you print out a map, you will be Ok. I'm always looking for new experiences and this place was just nice.

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Additional Information about Providence Canyon State Outdoor Recreation Area

Address: Route 1, Box 158, Lumpkin, GA 31815
Phone Number: 229-838-6870
Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Lumpkin
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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