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 177 traveler reviews

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

RV Site 34 OOH LA LA

We stayed the weekend site 34 with rv. Check in was smooth- may rangers onsite to accommodate visitors. Site 34 was level and clean, all hookups (full hookup) in working order, more than enough... Read Full Review

They called it glamping

This was not the camping trip I desired. 1. No bears. 2. Sound of cars. 3. Zero sense of isolation. It depends on what you're looking for . Staff was helpful , thank you Darnel and Anne . Read Full Review

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Yelp Reviews

4 stars on Yelp Based on 41 traveler reviews

I love everything about this park. Except for the beach area. It is always way over crowded and the water is gross. Great trails. 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

Forts trails and axes Fort Yargo is a great state park of over 1,800 acres. One of those place where you can go and do about anything. The park gets it's... Read Full Review

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