Guided Hikes

Various hikes are offered near and atop Lookout Mountain by the Georgia Girl Guides. You are encouraged to bring water, snacks, and appropriate clothing and shoes for the weather to enjoy the trail. Special arrangements may be made for groups and private hikes by contacting us.  Our schedule of hikes includes Wildflower Hikes in the spring and Night Hikes throughout the year. Come join us on one of these educational and fun adventures!

Night Hikes

Night Hikes

Hike a part of the West Rim Trail at Cloudland Canyon State Park while watching the sun set. You will learn interesting facts about the geology and history of the canyon while enjoying a 2 mile hike. By the end of the hike, we will be in the dark, enjoying the trail by moonlight and listening for night sounds. Recommended for ages 10 and up. $10 per person.

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Estelle Mine Hike

Estelle Mine Hike

Enjoy the beauty of Pigeon Mountain through the eyes of a turn of the century mining operation in Estelle, Georgia. This moderate, 5-mile hike will take us through the Narrow Gauge Railroad tunnels and over the piles of mined materials. As we hike, you will learn the history of this unique Ghost Town. Recommended for ages 8 and up.

 

Sitton's Gulch Hike

Sitton's Gulch Hike

Hike like the locals at Cloudland Canyon by starting at the bottom of the gulch & hike 2 miles to the bottom of the waterfalls. Going up 600 stairs, we will pass Hemlock & Cherokee Falls. After reaching the top, we will reward ourselves with a 3-mile hike going down! Along the way, learn about the plants, animals, geology and history of the park. $15 per person.

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Wildflower Hikes at Cloudland Canyon

Wildflower Hikes at Cloudland Canyon

Take a walk through Sitton's Gulch to observe the abundance of blooming wildflowers in our limestone rich soil. Using a checklist and identification books, we will identify and record many of the species in bloom. We will hike 1 mile on a flat trail by the river. Ages 10 and up. $10 per person.

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Wildflower Hikes at Pigeon Mountain

Wildflower Hikes at Pigeon Mountain

Explore the Shirley Miller Wildflower Boardwalk on Pigeon Mt, one of the best locations for Georgia Wildflowers. Using checklists and common identification books, we will identify the blooming flowers we see. This is an easy, boardwalk hike. Ages 10 and up. $10 per person.

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We make every effort to provide you with a safe, professional, and enjoyable adventure, but there are inherent risks involved in these activities beyond the control of the Georgia Girl Guides. By signing our disclaimer form prior to your trip, you acknowledge these risks and release Georgia Girl Guides from any liability.