Providence Canyon State Park


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Providence Canyon State Park


Location:7 miles west of Lumpkin on GA 39C.
Facilities:6 backcountry campsites, pioneer campground, 2 picnic shelters, group shelter, hiking trails (10 miles), visitor center.
Activities:Hiking, backpacking, photography.
Special Features:Multi-colored soils, along with the rare plumleaf azalea and other wildflowers, form the layers of Georgia's "Little Grand Canyon." The park's visitor center explains how the massive gullies (the deepest being 150 feet) were caused by erosion due to poor farming practices in the 1800s.
Address:Rt 1, Box 158
Lumpkin, GA 31815

Phone:229-838-6202
Web: gastateparks.org/info/providence
Size: 1,003 acres.

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