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

Fort Yargo is the closest State Park to my home. Ironically, as much as I love to hike and explore nature, it is a natural resource that I surprisingly... Read Full Review

New amenities make this a go to spot. The trails are well maintained and well traveled. I take my children all the time. 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 199 traveler reviews

Something for Everyone

This park has a little bit of everything for everyone. There is the lake and all the lake stuff - boat rentals, swimming, and fishing. There is camping - tents, cabins, or yurts. There is the... Read Full Review

Bugs Everywhere!!!

The hiking trail was a bit much for me, because I was super out of shape. But other than that, the scenery was so beautiful and the air smelled sweet. I saw a turtle, spider (it was HUGE) and so many... Read Full Review

Perfect for hiking

We hiked 7 mile trail this morning. It was a fairly easy trail around the lake. Unfortunately had to share it with bikers. Our dog did not appreciate that. The log fort was a surprise. This is not... Read Full Review

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