Georgia state parks provide unique opportunities to see so many interesting things about the state. There are parks for hiking the Blue Ridge Mountains, exploring the banks of the South Fork River, or spending the night camping in the Chattahoochee National Forest. You can even take a selfie at the Little Grand Canyon. Whether you are looking for a place to fish, kayak, or swim or wish to explore Georgia's history, there are plenty of parks to choose from in the Peach State.


1. Cloudland Canyon

Cloudland Canyon is as magical as the name suggests. It is located in the northwest corner of the state and is one of Georgia's largest. The park features hiking trails for people of all skill levels, including the short Overlook Trail for beginners and the Waterfalls Trail for those looking for a challenge. Visitors will also find canyons, cliffs, caves, creeks, waterfalls, and dense forests. There are opportunities for disc golf, fishing, and horseback riding as well as the newly developed Five Points Recreation Area for mountain biking. Overnight accommodations include fully-equipped cottages, campgrounds, and yurts.

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