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 188 traveler reviews

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

Uncomfortable visit

Visiting Fort Yargo for the first time to take the children fishing.As soon as i arrived in the fishing hole parks came down to have a look at me.The two law enforcement officers hawking while vaping... Read Full Review

Outdoor fun

Great place to explore the outdoors! Very large lake for fishing and nonmotorized boating, lots of hiking trails and bike trails, camping areas, small beach/swimming area, playgrounds, and more Read Full Review

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Yelp Reviews

4 stars on Yelp Based on 46 traveler reviews

We came here because we were visiting my daughter in Atlanta. We wanted to be away from the heavy traffic but be able to get to her easily. It was the... 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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