Camping Journal

Location: Cloudland Canyon State Park Date8/18/2005
Miles Towed: 200 Weather: H mid 90's  Clear


This trip was arranged to get together with Larry & Holly for a relaxing weekend trip.  Cloudland seemed to be a nice half way point.
Located on the western edge of Lookout Mountain, this is one of the most scenic parks in the state of Georgia, 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. We hiked this trail and I can tell you  the views are beautiful!
Stores are less than 30 minutes away in Trenton, GA but the park is so beautiful you may not want to leave.
Attentive campground hosts assure that everything in the park is always in tip top shape.
While reservations are taken, they are not site specific.  You can reserve one of three type sites; Type 7 which is the smaller of the sites, Type 9 which are the larger of the sites and a handicapped site.  Upon arrival, if you have a Type 7 reservation you can take your pick of the sites marked with a red site sign, If you have a Type 9 reservation you take your pick of the sites with a green site sign.  A pop up will fit on either type site, and I must admit that both types have a mix of great sites and not so great sites.
Handicapped Availability:
Level handicapped sites are set aside.  Roll in showers are available.