Raven Cliffs Trailhead

Area Status: Open

Hiking trailhead for Raven Cliffs Wilderness Area. The trail is a wilderness trail that we attempt to keep in the Wilderness chacater.  Parking area consists of gravel delineated parking lot for 30 vehicles, interpretive kiosk, bear resistant garbage bins, vault toilet, and picnic tables.  There is a $5.00 amenities fee per vehicle. Use Leave No Trace practices while hiking in this beautiful Wilderness Area.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Open
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees: There is a $5.00 per vehicle amenities fee per day to use this facility.  95% of fees collected are returned to assist with operation and maintenance costs. Fees are cash or check made out to the USDA Forest Service
Open Season: Open year-round
Closest Towns: Helen, GA
Water: None
Restroom: Vault
Passes: America the Beautiful Senior or Access Pass/Golden Age or Golden Access passes are the only passes accepted at this site.
Operated By: USDA Forest Service
Information Center: This site is a Wilderness Area, please follow Leave No Trace. No bicycles allowed or other wheeled vehicles, carts, no chainsaws allowed, etc. on the trails. There are ankle and/or calf deep water crossings, so be prepared to get you feet wet to really know the Wilderness character. 

General Information


 Physical Address: 3000 Richard Russell Hwy, Helen, GA


Day Hiking

3.3 mi one way, 6.6 mi out and back


Reservation Info None


Picnic tables: day use area
Tent camping: White Oak Gap Road, above parking lot, and along trail
Parking: 30 car lot
Toilets: in parking lot

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3.3 mi (one way)

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