Visit Providence Canyon Outdoor Recreation Area in Lumpkin Georgia
The breathtaking colors of Georgia’s 'Little Grand Canyon' Colorful wildflowers, the pink, orange, red and purple hues of the soft canyon soil make a beautiful natural painting at this unique 1003-acre Georgia State Park.
Amenities - The rare Plumleaf Azalea grows only in this region and blooms during July and August when most azaleas have lost their color. Known as 'Little Grand Canyon'2 pioneer campgrounds 6 backcountry campsites Interpretive Center -- open weekends seasonally 2 picnic sheltersAstronomy and geology programs visitor centerBackpacking - 7-mile backcountry trail Hiking - 3 miles of trails, part of the Canyon Climbers Club (get cards punched at nearby Florence Marina State Park)
Pioneer Campsites - These are primitive, rugged sites for groups of a minimum of 10 people, located approximately one mile west of park entrance on Hwy 39C. Follow the signs. Sites are located by themselves. Sites have no water or electricity. Facilities include an outhouse, covered picnic table, and fire ring. Maximum of 3 vehicles allowed.
Backcountry Campsites - This area is for hiking campers only. No vehicles allowed. All campsites are located on 7 Mile Red Blazed Backpack Trail. The st site is approximately 3 miles. No water, electricity or bathroom facilities at any sites.
Picnic Shelter #1 - Open-sided covered shelter, located along main road or 3-Mile Canyon Loop Trail. Playground is nearby. No electrical service in shelter.
Picnic Shelter #2 - Open-sided covered shelter, located along main road or 3-Mile Canyon Loop Trail. Playground and restrooms nearby. No electricity in shelter.
Hours, Fees Contact, Address Driving Directions & Park Map
Open daily as follows: September 15 - April 14 at 7AM-6PM and April 15 - September 14 at 7AM-9PM. The Visitor Center is open Sat-Sun only, as follows: September 1 - November 30 at 8AM-5PM and March 1 - May 31 at 8AM-5PM - $5 Parking Fee - Park Phone - 229-838-6870 at 8 am - 5 pm - Campsite Reservations: 1-800-864-7275 - Address: 8930 Canyon Road, Lumpkin Georgia 31815 - GPS Coordinates: N 32.064445 and W -84.921913 - Located 7 miles west of Lumpkin on GA Hwy 39C. See Providence Canyon State Park Facilities Map