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 190 traveler reviews

clean, reasonably priced cabins

My husband and I rented one of the adventure cabins for 6 nights. We took our 3 grandsons and had a ball. The cabin was spacious and clean. There are 2 bedrooms, with 1 bathroom, one bedroom on each... Read Full Review

Enjoyed Our Day Trip

My brother and I took a day trip and visited on Monday August 5th. This is a huge State park (1,816-acres) located one mile south of Winder, Georgia. The centerpiece of the park is a 260-acre lake... Read Full Review

Great park

Quick place to have some fun! The beach is ok and the walking trails are nice and shady. Lots of deer and birds to watch Read Full Review

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Yelp Reviews

4 stars on Yelp Based on 46 traveler reviews

Me and a friend hiked around the lake today. Very clean park. I felt very safe on the trails and would definitely go again 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

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

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