Historic High Country / Rising Fawn

Cloudland Canyon State Park

122 Cloudland Canyon Park Rd.
Rising Fawn, GA 30738

706-657-4050 | 800-864-7275
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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 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 find two waterfalls cascading over layers of sandstone and shale into pools below. Cottages are located near the canyon edge, while the parks walk-in campsites provide exceptional privacy for tents. Outdoor lovers should not miss this parks spectacular scenery.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 7:00AM - 10:00PM
    Monday: 7:00AM - 10:00PM
    Tuesday: 7:00AM - 10:00PM
    Wednesday: 7:00AM - 10:00PM
    Thursday: 7:00AM - 10:00PM
    Friday: 7:00AM - 10:00PM
    Saturday: 7:00AM - 10:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Daily ParkPass $5.00


    Nature Trails

    Facility Amenities

    Gift Shop

    Lodging On Site

    Parking on Site

    Picnic Area

    Picnic Shelter

    Public Restrooms

    General Information


    Group Amenities


    Site Information

    30 Amp Elec Hookup

    Cabin / Cottage Rentals

    RVs Permitted

    Tenters Welcome


    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


  • Night Hike

    Night Hike

    02/23/2018 - 12/28/2018

    Enjoy a 2-mile hike on one of the best trails at the park. You will learn interesting facts about the geology and history of the canyon. By the end of the hike, we will be in the dark, enjoying the trail by moonlight and listening for night sounds. Ages 10 and older. Reservations Required.

    Friday, February 23, 2018
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Friday, March 2, 2018
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Friday, March 23, 2018
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Wildflower Hike

    Wildflower Hike

    03/14/2018 - 04/08/2018

    Take a walk through Sitton's Gulch to observe the abundance of blooming wildflowers in our limestone rich soil. Using a checklist and identification books, we will identify and record many of the species in bloom. We will hike one mile on a flat trail by the river. Ages 10 and up. Advanced reservations required.

    Wednesday, March 14, 2018
    10 a.m. -12 p.m.

    Friday, March 16, 2018
    4 p.m. -6 p.m.

    Tuesday, March 20-21, 2018
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  • Wild Cave Tours

    Wild Cave Tours

    04/01/2018 - 04/30/2018

    Explore the wild caves of Northwest Georgia with G3 Adventures! Our guides will educate you on cave formations, bats, and geology while you have fun getting muddy and wet climbing and crawling your way through a wild cave. Please visit www.G3adventures.com for a full schedule and to make a reservation (required). Multiple tours are offered daily.

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  • Georgia Lookout Mountain Bike Tour

    Georgia Lookout Mountain Bike Tour

    07/06/2018 - 07/08/2018

    Chattanooga, Tennessee has a reputation for some of the best mountain biking in the country, and this tour shows you why! Not only will we take you on miles of stellar single-track trails on Lookout Mountain just south of town in north Georgia, but we'll also offer you a wide variety of options, from a simple cruise in the woods to a highly technical test of your skills. No matter what you choose, you will be treated to fun, flowing rides and a 3-day weekend filled with waterfalls, breathtaki... read more