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Providence Canyon State Outdoor Recreation Area

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Address: Route 1, Lumpkin, GA 31815-0158
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A strange land formation called "The Little Grand Canyon."

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For those who love nature, you'll want to stop at this state park. There are walking tours in the canyon and on the rim. The canyon is peaceful and there are plenty of photo... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Virginia Beach, United States
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Virginia Beach, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For those who love nature, you'll want to stop at this state park. There are walking tours in the canyon and on the rim. The canyon is peaceful and there are plenty of photo opportunities. It's not grand like Tallulah, but it offers plenty of scenery. The canyon walk is a couple of miles. It's a great place to explore.

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Fort White, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing visit! Enjoyed! Beautiful pictures. Not crowded. Nice picnicking. We rode in on motorcycle and it was worth the trip.

1 Thank Pamela O
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 349 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Although it is a small Canyon and has not formed any hoo doos as yet, I imagine this is what Bryce Canyon looked like when it first started out. There are several hiking trails you can take along the canyon rim or on the canyon floor. We took the white trail down from the visitors center, then turned left and... More 

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Live Oak, Florida
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

My 14 year old daughter and I ventured here because it was too cold for the beach. The views are gorgeous and we got some great pictures. She is athletic but I am not. However, the hike down wasn't bad. Creek bed was wet but lots of dry places to navigate to canyons 1-5. Hike back up kicked my hiney... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This is another beautiful Georgia State park. Very interesting spot. the canyon started by poor farming methods. The trail to the canyon floor was steep but the walkway was good, no roots or rocks. It is only 1/4 mile. Getting back up was a chore of course but we are seniors and took our time. One bench along the way... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We have passed signs for the canyon for years as we traveled to Florida. We always said we were going to stop and we actually stopped this time. It was worth it and we will stop there again in the future. We did not hike the entire loop trail due to time constraints but you can view the canyon easily... More 

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Marietta, Georgia
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

The canyon is certainly worth a visit. There are several trails to chose from, a pretty cool old church, and some unique Georgia history. On the white trail, there were some rusty old cars left from previous homesteaders, which was pretty interesting. The trails were not difficult overall. The geology of the rocks was very pretty and the formations quite... More 

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Rock Spring, Georgia
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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We had a great time exploring the canyons. The views were extraordinary. Hiking down into the canyons will require some muddy and damp shoes:) The park also has an abundance of geocaches.

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Lake Worth, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

This attraction is definitely worth a stop! This place is truly like a mini grand canyon. We hiked all through the canyon and we camped in the group camping location overnight. Some trails were definitely physically demanding but there were plenty of easier routes to take if you're looking for a more relaxed walk, either way the views of the... More 

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Columbia, TN
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Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Was looking for something to do with our son who had a weekend pass from Ft Benning. It was a beautiful afternoon. This turned out to be the perfect place to spend some family time and get a bit of exercise. It was crowded but not overly so. There were families with young kids, teen groups, folks with dogs. Lots... More 

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