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

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4.5 stars on TripAdvisor Based on 183 traveler reviews

A day at the park!!

We searched for a lake to spend the afternoon swimming. Luckily...we found a beach at Fort Fargo. Peaceful, relaxing, family orientated park. Very clean bathrooms..nice beach surrounding one side of... Read Full Review


Rented kayaks and spent several hours on the lake. Great day. Only negative was finding where to rent the kayak. They need a sign at the dock, several groups were waiting for them to open when we... Read Full Review


We rented a cottage for 3 days. All the staff that we met were friendly and helpful. We locked ourselves out of the cottage after the office was closed for the day. I called their after hours number... Read Full Review

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Yelp Reviews

4 stars on Yelp Based on 45 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

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

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

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