Located in Walker County, near Lafayette, Georgia the Crockford-Pigeon Wildlife Management Area sits on a finger of the Lookout Mountain plateau, jutting northeast towards Chattanooga.
The mountaintop has several acres of exposed rock formations, from 30-40 feet high, all carved into indescribable shapes. Gnarled with cracks, hand holds, overhangs and other climbing features, the place is called Rocktown.
Climbers of all skill levels can find accessible boulders within the field. The first time you go, take an experienced friend and plan on doing a lot of exploring.
A Georgia Outdoor Recreation Pass (GORP) is required.
Day hiking, backpacking, camping, horseback riding, caving
Beginner to advanced bouldering.
A crash pad and spotter highly recommended.
Many formations can be easily set with a top rope.
Distance from Outdoor Chattanooga
38 miles | 1 hour, 10 minutes
The trailhead to the boulder field will be marked with a kiosk. Hike 1 mile to the field.
Crockford-Pigeon Mountain WMA Trail Map
Dawn to sunset
No. Pack in-Pack out. Leave no trace.
14 day limit.
Pass the road that takes you to the parking area of rock town,
head .2 of a mile and take the first right, the camp ground will be on the left.
In Case of Emergency
911, Walker County, Georgia
Walker County Emergency Services: 706-539-1255
Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division
2592 Floyd Springs Road,
Armuchee, GA 30105
Crockford-Pigeon Mountain Wildlife Management Area
Armuchee Ranger District
806 E. Villanow St.
P.O. Box 465
Lafayette, GA, 30728