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Providence Canyon State Outdoor Recreation Area

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Address: Route 1, Box 158, Lumpkin, GA 31815
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A strange land formation called "The Little Grand Canyon."

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Beautiful hike

Loved exploring this place with my best friend. The weather was lovely, the views were great, and you can hike on the top and bottom of the canyon. Would definitely recommend!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Kyllison
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Aspen, Colorado
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Aspen, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved exploring this place with my best friend. The weather was lovely, the views were great, and you can hike on the top and bottom of the canyon. Would definitely recommend!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful day hiking to each of the canyons. We spent about three hours exploring. Our teenagers and younger child all enjoyed it. You do need to plan on your shoes getting somewhat wet and muddy.

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Blue Ridge, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

I definitely think it is worth a visit to the Providence Canyon. Unfortunately, when my husband and I visited, we weren't prepared to hike, he had on loafers and I had on sandals!! I understand there is an easy trail around the rim of the canyon (wish we could have taken it.) There are two trails, one is 3 miles,... More 

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Johnson City, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Called the Little Grand Canyon, it's not far off Hwy 27 in southwestern Georgia. Highway 27 is a great four lane drive from Columbus GA to Tallahassee, FL. The soil is beautifully colored pink, orange, red and purple. You can walk along the rim and see different parts of the canyon from vantage points or you can hike down into... More 

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Thank gehutch
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

What a delight! We love geological, rock and mountainous features and Providence Canyon is a real eye pleaser. We might be vertically challenged but my wife and I hiked the 3 mile canyon trail in style! Something that you don't often see are the bright white terra ferma spires that populate this gorge. It was equally fun to meet friendly... More 

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Thank Joe F
Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Neat little day trip to one of Georgia's state parks. Interpretive Center was not very helpful, and the washrooms are dirty. The park itself looks a little bit run down. But nonetheless it still worth a day trip. Interesting to see how poor farming practices devastated a community in relatively short period of time.

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Atlanta
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

This has been a dry year in Georgia and the colors in the mountains weren't spectacular, so a buddy and I thought we thought we would try the southern part of the state. Providence Canyon is an interesting stop and we saw some lovely views. The 'canyon' isn't tall nor is it a very difficult hike (we took the 3... More 

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Hastings, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Would come back again very interesting to see there is a lot of walking you can go down into the canyon or walk the top either way you can get a lot of great pictures

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Columbus, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

My husband and I walked partial parts of the trail. Very relaxing. The weather was awesome which made it even more peaceful. Nice place to picnic and relax.

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Crystal River, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed hiking this canyon. 3 mile hike around the top rim. 9 canyons to hike down in the canyon. Also a 7 mile hike. But don't expect any help or refreshments, no one there and maps were empty.

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