Providence Canyon Outdoor Recreation Area is a state park in Southwest Georgia that preserves one of the most unique geological areas in the South:

The park is open 7 days per week from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern time from September 15-April 14 and from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. from April 15-September 14. The visitor center is open on weekends from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Providence Canyon Outdoor Recreation Area near Lumpkin, Georgia.
Providence Canyon Outdoor Recreation Area near Lumpkin, Georgia.

The cost to visit is $5 per vehicle.

In addition to the canyons, the park offers picnic areas, playgrounds, hiking trails, 3 Pioneer Campsites and 6 Backcountry Campsites. Pull-in camping with hookups is available at nearby Florence Marina State Park.

Providence Canyon State Park is located at 8930 Canyon Rd, Lumpkin, GA 31815. GPS: N 32.064445 | W -84.921913.

More information: www.exploresouthernhistory.com or www.gastateparks.org.

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