210 S Broad St, Winder, GA 30680

Contact Info

(770) 867-3489

Located between Athens and Atlanta, Fort Yargo is a family-friendly camping, hiking and fishing experience. The park surrounds Marbury Creek Reservoir, a 260-acre lake with a swimming beach, fishing areas and boat ramps. Many campsites are near the water's edge, and hiking & biking trails follow the lake shore. Within the park is Will-A-Way Recreation Area, an accessible facility designed for the physically challenge with a group camp, picnic and fishing areas.

There are 40 tent, trailer & RV campsites as well as group camps and pioneer camps.

Yelp Reviews

4 stars

A great state park for camping and cub scouts and boy scout outings and outdoor activities. I like how the camp grounds are spacious and ideal for camping... Read Full Review

Really nice calm lake for kayakers and paddle boards . Lots of picnic areas by the lake and some cute little cottages you can actually rent. Tent camping... Read Full Review

I mainly only went to For Yargo State Park for the beach area because my family would have barbecues there. This time, hubby and I went for hiking. The... Read Full Review

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TripAdvisor Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 stars Based on 202 traveler reviews

Very nice...but!

Met some sorority sisters for a picnic today, 7/31/21 @ Pavilion#2. The pavilion was centrally located across from the beach, plenty of parking and lots and lots and lots and lots of annoying BEES... Read Full Review

If you get bored…’s your own fault.

I used to come here for mountain bike riding around 2003-07 but had never camped here. I really like this park, so when we decided to camp here I was super excited. Brought some additional family and... Read Full Review

Great trails and camping

This park has a very nice campground areas with quite a few that border the lake. There are wonderful hiking trails, some of which are shared with mountain bikes. We did both and the only... Read Full Review

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