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Lumpkin, Georgia: Little Grand Canyon of Georgia Team Field Report

Providence Canyon State Park

Canyon Rd, Lumpkin, GA
Providence Canyon State Park. Hwy 39C, 7 miles west of Lumpkin. Parking fee.
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Little Grand Canyon of Georgia

Little in this case means less than 1/30th of the depth of the real Grand Canyon. Report...

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Little Grand Canyon of Georgia.

Little Grand Canyon of Georgia

Cost is $5 per car. Hike down into the canyons -- it is a river bed, so be sure to wear proper sturdy shoes that will keep your feet dry. If limited on time canyons 4 and 5 are best, then drive and park at the overlook (by the playground) to get a scenic overview of a few of the canyons. We completed canyons 4 and 5 plus the overlook in 1.5 hours (and we are a bit out of shape and found it relatively easy) Go early for best parking and less crowds, preferably on weekdays.

[Debbie, 11/05/2020]

Little Grand Canyon of Georgia.

Little Grand Canyon of Georgia

Go at a cooler time of year. Very pretty! You must like hiking.

[Heather, 08/23/2016]

Little Grand Canyon of Georgia.

Little Grand Canyon of Georgia

I was worried about visiting after reading one of the [tips], but the canyon is still very scenic. What I found interesting was the "old" observation areas that had obviously fallen into the canyon.

[Fran Cohn, 07/20/2016]
Little Grand Canyon

Sorry. Little fun here! Pine trees and kudzu have taken over, so there are very few "open vistas" to be seen. A waste of time and gas money.

[Dennis Sheldon, 07/22/2010]

Sounds more choked than we recall. Always been on our "Bum Steer Tour;" which requires the right frame of mind to enjoy the inevitable disappointment of your car mates...."Hush now, next stop is Little Niagara Falls!"

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