1 Park near Rising Fawn, Georgia
Jun 2015 - $30.00
West rim campground is the better choice. More woods and space between sites. Only thing keeping our score from being higher is the restrooms/showers are older and in need of some upgrades. I'm not looking for A/C, but a fan to circulate the air would be nice. Grey water dumps are well placed and numerous.
Hiking trails are well kept and beautiful. It would be a good idea to ask about the amount of water going over the falls before doing the 600 stair steps down. Very little water going over the falls for our trip.
A general note about Georgia State Campgrounds, very few State Parks have full hookups. Georgia should consider upgrading it's campgrounds to include more sewer connections. - Retired Medic
Jun 2015 - $30.00
We love hiking, and Cloudland Canyon is great for that. We stayed in the West Rim campground, which has easy access to the trails. The sites on the West Rim are well shaded and not too close together. I know others have commented on the tight roads, but we didn't have any problems with our 26 foot RV. The park is wonderful for exploring; the waterfall hike is a must-do if you can handle climbing up and down 600 stairs. The West Rim loop offers great views of the canyon and nearby town of Trenton.
The tent areas seem to occupied predominantly by mountain bikers. The biking trails are fairly new but very popular. Next time, we'll be sure to bring our bikes! - tripster
May 2015 - $14.00
This is a beautiful park, with lots of hiking trails. We have a 38' fifth wheel and a large dually truck, so I was little concerned about the two switchbacks, but we didn't have a problem. At the check in the ranger convinced us to go to the east rim and we found a pretty decent site that was easy to back into. The sites on the east rim don't have as many trees, but our site faced the woods, so we liked that. Many of the sites are built up, due to the hilly landscape, and framed in with wood, with the fire pit below the pad. Ours had a washout at the first step going to the firepit, being short this presented a problem for us. We have a step we use for our RV and moved it there, which helped. The sites are gravel and most appear level, but ours wasn't as level as it appeared. The hookup are 30 amp and water, so we used the showers and they were clean. We also used the washer and dryer, $1 each when we were there, and they worked fine.
The east rim has the benefit of being within walking distance to the canyon overlooks and long walk down to the waterfalls (we didn't do that walk). We drove down to the west rim campground, to see what we were missing. The drive down has a switch back, but it didn't seem too bad. The sites had more trees and many were fairly private. The road thru the campground is a single lane and there are several areas where both sides of the road has been washed out. This eliminated a few sites that we thought we could get into, but we still found a few that would have worked, so if we return we'll try the west rim. There are some beautiful hiking trails from here, and you can get to the waterfalls from here as well.
Up hill from the east rim campground are a couple of trails, including the backwoods trail that has primitive campsites. Further up is the disc golf course and a wildlife viewing area and fishing lake. Overall, a great park. - Uno Mas