Raven Cliffs Trailhead

Area Status: Open

Hiking trailhead for Raven Cliffs Wilderness Area. The trail is a wilderness trail that is 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 year-round
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
Restrictions: The maximum length of stay is 14 days. No UTV's, ATV's or Golf carts allowed in the campground or on Forest Service Roads. After the camper(s) has accumulated 14 days within any 30-day time period, the camper(s) must leave that area/campground and move from Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest land for 30 days before returning for another stay.
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 is a Wilderness area so there are/could be stream water crossings, be prepared to get your feet wet to really know the Wilderness character experience. Wilderness areas are lands designated by congress to be kept in the most natural (untrammeled) state possible while still allowing some recreation opportunities in those areas. Please stay on the trails, they are marked and  please follow Leave No Trace principles. No bicycles allowed or other wheeled vehicles, carts, coolers with wheels, etc. in any part of the Wilderness. No use of anything with a motor to include drones, chainsaws, go pro type cameras, mattress pumps or generators. 

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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