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!

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First Day Hike

This hike has been rescheduled to January 15! Come join us!

Start off the New Year with a guided hike to the Pocket on Pigeon Mountain. This hike will intorudce you to one of the most picturesque places in Walker County. This is an easy boardwalk hike with a short, moderate trail to a waterfall. Learn about the history of the "Pigeon Pocket", geology of the rocks at the wall, and early blooming flowers. Meet at the LaFayette Parks and Recreation Department Building (638 S Main St. LaFayette, GA 30728) and we will caravan to the hike location (approximately 12 miles). Bring family and friends of all ages as this hike is free for all! Well-behaving dogs are allowed on a 6 foot leash. Reservations are not required for this hike. This hike will run in light rain and other moderate weather conditions, but may be cancelled up to an hour before the start time in the event of severe or unsafe weather conditions. 

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.

Upcoming Dates and Times:
January 26, 2018 at 5 PM
February 9, 2018 at 5:30 PM
February 23, 2018 at 6 PM

Hikes meet at the West Rim Trailhead at Cloudland Canyon State Park. Reservations required.

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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.

Upcoming dates and times:
January 14, 2018 at 10 AM
February 25, 2018 at 10 AM



Hikes meet at the Sitton's Gulch Trailhead at the bottom of Cloudland Canyon State Park. Reservations required.

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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.

Upcoming dates and times:
March 14, 2018 at 10 AM
March 16, 2018 at 4 PM
March 20, 2018 at 10 AM
March 24, 2018 at 10 AM
March 28, 2018 at 10 AM


Hikes meet at the Sitton's Gulch Trailhead at the bottom of Cloudland Canyon State Park. Reservations required.

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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.

Upcoming dates and times:
March 18, 2018 at 2 PM
March 22, 2018 at 10 AM
March 25, 2018 at 2 PM
March 31, 2018 at 10 AM




Hikes meet at G3 Adventures Main Office (115 N. Chattanooga St. LaFayette, GA 30728). From there, we will caravan in our own vehicles to the hike location on Pigeon Mountain. Reservations required.

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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 G3 Adventures. By signing our disclaimer form prior to your trip, you acknowledge these risks and release G3 Adventures from any liability.