Cloudland Canyon Celebrates Outdoor Adventure Weekend

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Cloudland Canyon State Park in Rising Fawn, is celebrating “Outdoor Adventure Weekend” on Friday, April 27, through Sunday, April 29.

Events to offered:

  • Rappelling by the Dade County Mountain Rescue team.  They will be taking participants down an approximate 20 foot drop-off in tandem.  Free will donations for Dade County Mountain Rescue will be accepted.
  • Caving.  Georgia Girl Guides will be leading one-hour tours of Case Cave. Caving will begin at 9 a.m. and will run every odd hour until 5 p.m.  Cost per tour is $20 per person.  Reservations can be made at 706 913-7170.
  • Guide tours.  There will be two night hikes and two day hikes.  The day hikes will be the newly opened Bear Creek Trail that is approximately 9.5 miles.  It is a beautiful hike down the canyon, across Bear Creek back up the East Rim and return.  The guide day hike is $20 per person and reservations can be made at 706-913-7170.  The night hikes are free and will begin at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday nights starting at the Interpretive Center.
  • Free events include fishing at the catfish pond, wildflower tour and book signing by local author Jay Clark, geo-caching, local artist demonstrations of pottery, archery target practice, backpacking and thru-hiking talk and demonstrations, disc golf activities and children programs through our Interpretive Center.

There will be a night tour on Friday at 8 p.m. Saturday festivities will run from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.  Please come out and enjoy the weekend activities.

Sponsored by Friends of Cloudland Canyon State Park


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