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 193 traveler reviews

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

Yurt Stay #2

We stayed at a Yurt for our first time at Fort Yargo and it exceeded expectations. The yurt has a functioning air conditioning unit that worked great and is clean. The Yurt village is set up on a... Read Full Review

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Yelp Reviews

4 stars on Yelp Based on 48 traveler reviews

We stayed in one of the adventure cabins. It had two bedrooms and one bathroom and they provided towels and linens. The cabin was super clean and perfect.... Read Full Review

This is a really nice place if you go when no one is there . The beach area gets crowded quickly . I have noticed that people aren't watching there children... 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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