Had a great time again with my friends, John and Charles, at Caffiene and Octanes Monthly Car show in Atlanta, Georgia located at Perimeter Mall.
Our 4th Hike this year. the Georgia Department of Natural Resources site hosts information on all the parks in the state.
Cloudland Canyon State Park is about 2 hours from Atlanta.
From the main parking area we went to the overlook then followed the West Rim Loop Trail, Yellow, down to the Waterfalls Trail, Brown, which lead us to the Sitton’s Gulch Trail, Blue path.
Along the way the views up top are spectacular overlooking 2 large waterfalls. Then along the waterfalls trail we snugged the canyon wall which lead us down metal stairs to the Sitton’s Gulch Trail that hugs the waterfall river which has many places to stop for phenamal views of nature.
Our hike took us 6.49 miles with a time of 3.5 miles and many elevation changes.
During this Quarantine it provides the opportunity to do some family things together because everyone is slightly. more available. We decided to visit Georgia’s version of the Grand Canyon.
The State Park is about 2 hours away from Atlanta. There was a lot more people than I had anticipated.
We parked and planned our hike.
First, we hiked around the rim then we entered the trails within the Canyon for some fun picture opportunities.
Overall, a great way to spend with family and friends at a unique park
Steve Hallack, a Porsche owner, I met through the Porsche Group of Georgia is a local guy that organizes group rides in the North Georgia Mountains. We pretty much take the same route.
Our usual route (Google Map Link):
- Chevron at 5421 S Chestatee in Dahlonega, Georgia
- B: Woody Gap, Georgia
- C: Suches, Georgia
- D: Choestoe, Georgia
- E: Hogpen Gap, Georgia
- F: Helen, Georgia
- G: Cleveland, Georgia
- Then back tot he Chevron station or go home
The ride usually takes a bout 2 hours with some stops
Decided to take everyone on a day trip to Amicalola Falls. Everyone came over to spend the night. Woke up early and packed up the Denali and started to make our hour + long trek to Amicalola Falls State Park.
We arrived and entry to the park was only $5. We gathered our things and start on the creek trail which met up tot he base falls. From there we walk up to where the stairs begin. We had taken Bindi, our 80lb Pittie mix but had to carry her up half way the steps. The steps are metal grates which for us is excellent because it provides traction but for the 4 legged friends it’s a bit of a challenge unless they have paw boots.
We stopped half way and Rebecca and I went up 475 stairs to the top then came back down to let the kids go up while we hiked back through the white trail back down to the base of the falls to get the truck and drive back up to the top of the falls.
Overall the park is such a nice place to visit with the family.
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Took the ol’ girl to the mountains up Dahlonega to take some pictures.
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