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Mar 3, 2016 - Georgia's "Little Grand Canyon"

We made the 50 mile drive to Providence Canyon State Park near Lumpkin, GA. After yesterday's disappointment at Radium Springs, we held our breath as we drove into the park. While the park was open, the visitors center was closed. It's pretty much a self-service park. The area is called Georgia's "Little Grand Canyon" and is one of the Georgia 7 Natural Wonders. Instead of comparing it to the Grand Canyon, it looks more like a mini-version of Bryce Canyon. Providence Canyon, however it is not strictly a natural feature. The "canyons" (the...

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Oct 3, 2013 - Kharma Bites Me In the Ass!

10/3/2013. Thursday. Karma Bites Me In The Ass! The Navigator wanted to spend another rest day here at Jellystone but after an executive meeting we decided to push on and hopefully make Thomasville just over the border with Florida. My job, as usual, is to handle all of the outside duties while the Nav took care of all the inside duties. I disconnected the water, the cable that wasn't a cable, the water hose and the only job left was dumping the black water and grey water tanks into the sewer. Taking the sewer hose, I connected it to the...

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Nov 13, 2007 - Providence Canyon State Park

This morning I drove to Providence Canyon State Park (www.gastateparks.org), which is off GA 27 west of Lumpkin, Georgia. It is called Georgia's "Little Grand Canyon" but the deepest gully is only 150 feet. These gullies were caused by erosion due to poor farming practices in the 1800s. The park does not have RV camp sites so I just explored a little while. There was a sign stating that RV camping is available at Florence Marina State Park. I took the 1.5-mile trail to the canyon floor. There wasn't much to see from there -- just a trickle...

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