Recreation

Fort Yargo State Park

210 S Broad St, Winder, GA 30680 View Map

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.

TripAdvisor Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
4.5 stars on TripAdvisor Based on 179 traveler reviews

Wonderful in town park to get away for the day

Nice playground area, lake beach area, bathrooms. Nice lookout areas work pavilion seating areas. Keep in mind that it is Winder ... Which isn't the best part of town. Read Full Review

One of my favorite local places

Acreage and acres of land for you to walk and enjoy. A large lake to take in the view, boating and fishing, relax. The old fort is an item of interest with its history. Events occur there from... Read Full Review

One of the Best State Parks in Georgia!

My wife and I were at this campground 4 nights during Thanksgiving and all was good except the weather. The campsites are well separated and spacious. Plenty of room for sitting around the firepit... Read Full Review

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Yelp Reviews

4 stars on Yelp Based on 44 traveler reviews

Mountain bike playground! 20 miles of single track~ roots, rocks, creek crossings, bridges, bumps and jumps. Serene views around the 260 acre lake. Not... Read Full Review

There's tons to do at Fort Yargo park! Seriously there is something for everyone here, especially if you love the great outdoors! Mama bear and I enjoyed a... Read Full Review

On our quest to explore as many GA state parks as possible, we ended up at Fort Yargo on a Sunday afternoon. It was an quick and easy ride from North... Read Full Review

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