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 194 traveler reviews

Wedding

My niece needed an on-the-spot location for her wedding as her previous location fell through. Fort Yargo came to the rescue! Shelter B was perfect for our needs. At only $75, the kitchen was... Read Full Review

Awesome experience at the Yurts

We loved our stay in the Yurt at Ft Yargo. It was me, my wife, our 7yr old, and our 3yr old. Amazing experience and absolutely beautiful scenery. Read Full Review

Great treasure in Winder

Fort Yargo is well-maintained, has plenty of trails and a great escape to nature. The big beach pavilion and beach is nice, but can get crowded. I have not been to the camping facilities, but they... Read Full Review

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Yelp Reviews

4 stars on Yelp Based on 48 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

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

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

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