When thinking about a remarkable place to go for vacation, think of cloudland canyon. It is a place you will love to go to again for a vacation after the first visit. Cloudland Canyon is a State natural Park that is situated in Rising Fawn, northwest of Georgia. With rugged geology, it has an aesthetic panorama that gets visitors thrilled.

The Park was formed by cutting water through the rock, forming a deep gorge on the western edge of Lookout Mountain. It is the largest park in Georgia, having a 1,000-foot deep canyon. Cloudland Canyon has sandstone cliffs, natural caves, and cascading creeks. It has abundant wildlife, which gets all visitors thrilled and amazed. There are lots of trials about 64miles for hiking at the cloudland canyon. There is also mountain biking with 30 miles of trails.

Cloudland Canyon lodging

Going for adventure to cloudland canyon, you can decide to camp at the park, but some places are close to cloudland canyon that can be lodged in for those who won’t like to camp. For example, there are places like; The Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Chattanooga-Lookout Mountain, Fairfield Inn & Suites Chattanooga I-24/Lookout Mountain, Hampton Inn Chattanooga West/Lookout Mountain, Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites Chattanooga-Lookout Mountain, Comfort Inn & Suites – Lookout Mountain, and so many nice places.

The distance of this place to cloudland canyon varies from each other, and the pricing also differs. For instance, if you will be lodging at the Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Chattanooga-Lookout Mountain, it is 13.4 miles away from the park. This place can be reserved before making it down to the state park and pay at stay.

Fairfield Inn & Suites Chattanooga I-24/Lookout Mountain is also about 13.7 miles distance from the state park. They also accept payment on stay while you might have reserved a place for yourself earlier. For any of the places you choose to lodge, you can refer to the hotel or motel to know their charges for your stay. The price you can get for a lodge is around $59 to $125.

ESTA for Cloudland Canyon visitors

While planning your visit to Cloudland Canyon, one of the things you should consider is your means of travelling. To begin with, you need to secure the ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorization) application. This application is the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) which permits the residents of certain countries under this program to travel to the USA without obtaining a visa. For example, for nationals of Australia, esta australia can be obtained as Australia is part of the country under the VWP.

Esta allows you to stay in any part of America for three months maximum without obtaining a visa. The application is meant to be submitted seventy-two hours before embarking on the journey to cloudland canyon, as requested at the USA embassy. After submitting your application with all the necessary documentation provided, make the necessary payment, and keep the application number given. To check if esta is valid, visit the page of ESTA to know the status of your application. The ESTA can be used for two years if it is approved and valid.

Restaurants near Cloudland Canyon state

To enjoy more of your vacation and stay in cloudland canyon state park, different restaurants are close by, which you can visit to have a taste of their local delicacies. Some of the bests are.

Thatcher’s Barbeque & Grill: this place is about 3.6 miles from cloudland canyon. There are a lot of delicious meals that you can try out besides the barbeque. They offer both delivery and takeout. 

Trading Post Smokehouse: this restaurant is about 3.3 miles from the state park. Outdoor dining is being offered here, with amazing and tasty meals like barbeque, sandwiches, and so on.

Canyon Grill: this is just about 1.2 miles away. It has nice traditional American food, seafood, and lots more. Their services include takeout, though no outdoor dining or delivery.

Café 136: this is one of the closest restaurants where you can get your breakfast and brunch. It is just 1.0 miles away. You can get burgers, sandwiches, and lots of delicious comfort food.

Lookout mountain pizza is also a place to visit for pizza lovers. Though they also offer quality foods, you can try them out. It is about 1.0 miles away from the park. They offer takeout services.

Cloudland canyon swimming

All visitors have been notified with a bold, clear inscription ‘no swimming’ near the fall at the park. This clearly means swimming is not allowed. But with the different holes at the waterfall, it can be used to cool off or swim. You can as well swim downstream from the falls but not at the falls.

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