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The River To Clouds Route

A multi-use route that traverses Lookout Mountain

Approximately 34 miles in length, the route begins at Cloudland Canyon State Park near Rising Fawn, Georgia, and follows the mountain north to the base of Lookout Mountain in Chattanooga, Tennessee where it connects to Chattanooga’s Greenway System. This multi-use route is open to bicycles and foot travel, consisting of both single and double-track trails.

From the River to the Clouds

Hiking, Wildlife Viewing

122 Cloudland Canyon Park Rd, Rising Fawn, GA 30738, USA

The RCR challenges the most seasoned adventure cyclists, runners, and hikers. Users can expect to encounter rocky technical sections, scenic overlooks, tumbling mountain streams, waterfalls, hidden hollers, unique rock formations, abandoned mines, and several historical sites.

The River to Clouds Route links together several public lands managed by different organizations, including Lookout Mountain Conservancy, National Park Service, Lula Lake Land Trust, Georgia-Alabama Land Trust, Covenant College, and Georgia State Parks. To find out where you can park overnight and camp, please consult the map and make sure to follow the rules and guidelines set by each land manager.

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