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Cloudland Canyon 50K Trail Race

Intermediate/Difficult
 4.3 (7) RECOMMENDED ROUTE

Singletrack trails galore on this beautiful course in one of the largest parks in Georgia!


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Map Key

29.7

Miles

47.9

KM

96%

Runnable

1,990' 607 m

High

817' 249 m

Low

2,906' 886 m

Up

2,561' 781 m

Down

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

31%

Max Grade (17°)

Dogs No Dogs

Features River/Creek · Views · Waterfall

You must purchase a Georgia State Park Pass for Cloudland Canyon State Park. The cost is $5.00 per day.

Overview

This course is a point-to-point with ~4 miles of paved road. The remainder is singletrack trails, on flat and rolling hills, with a few climbs. Start time will be at sunrise (7:30 A.M.) and runners will quickly have daylight out on the trails.

Need to Know

There will be four (4) aid stations along the course route and crew access at two (2) locations. Visit the race website for all the details.

Runner Notes

Bring a portable drinking cup, water bottle, or hydration pack for fluids, as there are no cups provided at the aid stations. This is an effort to reduce unnecessary waste.

Description

The views on the course are endless! The ridges, waterfalls, and the canyon views will leave you breathless. Sitton's Gulch Trail is a favorite, with it's giant boulders, a cascading creek, and moss-covered rocks lining the gulch.

Flora & Fauna

The race in held near the end of the winter season. There will be leaves out on the trail but the trees will be bare.

Contacts

Shared By:

Victor Mariano

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  4.3 from 7 votes

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Photos

The remarkable Cloudland Canyon in Winter from one of the numerous overlooks on the West Rim Trail.
Jul 19, 2016 near Trenton, GA
The second of three waterfalls that can be seen just off the trailhead for the West Rim Loop trail. This one can be seen when hiking down into the gorge trail.
Mar 28, 2018 near Trenton, GA
Cherokee Falls
May 29, 2018 near Trenton, GA
Walkway, Cloudland Canyon
Mar 11, 2020 near Trenton, GA
A small bridge that can be seen from the trail.
Mar 28, 2018 near Trenton, GA
Rim of the canyon
Sep 24, 2018 near Trenton, GA

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